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1. [tə,tu] preposition
1) (towards; in the direction of: I cycled to the station; The book fell to the floor; I went to the concert/lecture/play.) a
2) (as far as: His story is a lie from beginning to end.) a
3) (until: Did you stay to the end of the concert?) até
4) (sometimes used to introduce the indirect object of a verb: He sent it to us; You're the only person I can talk to.) para/com, etc.
5) (used in expressing various relations: Listen to me!; Did you reply to his letter?; Where's the key to this door?; He sang to (the accompaniment of) his guitar.) a/para
6) (into a particular state or condition: She tore the letter to pieces.) em
7) (used in expressing comparison or proportion: He's junior to me; Your skill is superior to mine; We won the match by 5 goals to 2.) a
8) (showing the purpose or result of an action etc: He came quickly to my assistance; To my horror, he took a gun out of his pocket.) para
9) ([tə] used before an infinitive eg after various verbs and adjectives, or in other constructions: I want to go!; He asked me to come; He worked hard to (= in order to) earn a lot of money; These buildings were designed to (= so as to) resist earthquakes; She opened her eyes to find him standing beside her; I arrived too late to see him.) para
10) (used instead of a complete infinitive: He asked her to stay but she didn't want to.) fazê-lo
2. [tu:] adverb
1) (into a closed or almost closed position: He pulled/pushed the door to.) até fechar
2) (used in phrasal verbs and compounds: He came to (= regained consciousness).) aos sentidos, ao trabalho, etc.
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[tu:; tə] adv 1 em direção a, para diante. 2 em posição normal ou de contato. 3 para si, a si, à consciência. • prep [tu; ta; tu:] 1 para, em direção a, a, ao, à. he goes to London / ele vai para Londres. he was a friend to me / ele foi um amigo para mim. it came to my hand / chegou às minhas mãos. I sent it to him / mandei-lho. 2 até. 3 para, a fim de. 4 em. 5 com. 6 de, da, do. 7 em honra de. 8 na, no, contra. throw it to the ground / jogue-o no chão. 9 sobre, a respeito. 10 por. 11 Gram marcador do infinitivo. what is to be done? / o que se deve fazer? in days to come / em dias vindouros. we expected him to go / esperávamos que ele fosse. it was seen to come / era de se esperar. add to that além disto. agreeable to agradável para. all to a man até o último homem. all to yourself tudo para você. a quarter to two um quarto para as duas horas. as to quanto a. attentive to atento a, atencioso para. face to face cara a cara. fall to the ground cair no chão. from hand to hand de mão em mão. heir to the crown herdeiro do trono. in comparison to em comparação a. our duty to nosso dever para com. put the horses to! atrele os cavalos! this is nothing to that isto não é nada em comparação com aquilo. 3 is to 6 as 9 is to 18 3 está para 6 assim como 9 está para 18. tired to death morto de cansaço. to a great age até a velhice. to a great degree em alto grau. to go to school ir à escola. to my cost às minhas custas. to my feeling a) em minha opinião. b) de acordo com o meu sentimento. to my knowledge segundo meu conhecimento. to my taste para o meu gosto. to the clouds até as nuvens. to the contrary ao contrário. to the minute ao minuto. to time na hora, pontual.

English-Portuguese dictionary. 2013.

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