Übersetzung von “battle” — Englisch–Portugiesisch Wörterbuch


noun uk /ˈbæt·l/ us /ˈbæt̬·əl/

B1 a fight between two armies in a war

the Battle of Waterloo

a fight against something that is very difficult, or that is hurting you

luta, batalha
a long battle against cancer
be fighting a losing battle

to try hard to do something when there is no chance that you will succeed

travar uma batalha perdida
I try to control what my children watch on TV, but I think I’m fighting a losing battle.
verb uk /ˈbæt·l/ us /ˈbæt̬·əl/ present participle battling, past tense and past participle battled

to try very hard to do something difficult

Both teams are battling for a place in the final.

(Übersetzung von “battle” aus dem Cambridge Englisch–Portugiesisch Wörterbuch © Cambridge University Press)