1. noun
1) (the act or power of seeing: The blind man had lost his sight in the war.) vista
2) (the area within which things can be seen by someone: The boat was within sight of land; The end of our troubles is in sight.) vista
3) (something worth seeing: She took her visitors to see the sights of London.) vista
4) (a view or glimpse.) vislumbre
5) (something seen that is unusual, ridiculous, shocking etc: She's quite a sight in that hat.) horror
6) ((on a gun etc) an apparatus to guide the eye in taking aim: Where is the sight on a rifle?) mira
2. verb
1) (to get a view of; to see suddenly: We sighted the coast as dawn broke.) avistar
2) (to look at (something) through the sight of a gun: He sighted his prey and pulled the trigger.) fazer pontaria
- sight-seer
- catch sight of
- lose sight of
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[sait] n 1 visão, vista. 2 olhar, ação de ver. 3 visibilidade. 4 ponto de vista, opinião. 5 vislumbre, aparição, visão vaga. 6 aspecto, espetáculo, vista. 7 mira, visor. 8 observação, pontaria. 9 o que é fora do comum por quantidade, aparência, etc. 10 aparência estranha, ridícula, ruim. he looks a perfect sight / ele está com aspecto horrível. • vt 1 ver, avistar. 2 observar, olhar. 3 visar, fazer pontaria. 4 fazer mira, colocar mira ou visor. at first sight à primeira vista. it was love at first sight/ foi amor à primeira vista. at short sight a curto prazo. at sight à vista, no ato (de compra). not by a long sight dificilmente, de nenhuma maneira. out of sight não visível, que não está à vista. get out of my sight! / saia já daqui! (da minha vista). out of sight, out of mind longe dos olhos, longe do coração. to be a sight for sore eyes ser um deleite para os olhos, para o coração. to catch/get a sight of somebody/something ver, ter contato. we never catch a sight of him / nunca o vemos. we got a sight of it / chegamos a avistá-lo. to keep in sight a) manter contato. b) manter à vista. to lose sight of... a) perder de vista. b) perder contato. to put out of sight a) não querer ver mais. b) sl comer ou beber. to set one’s sight on something estabelecer como objetivo.

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