Übersetzung von “control” — Englisch–Portugiesisch Wörterbuch


noun uk /kənˈtrəʊl/ us /kənˈtroʊl/

[ no plural ] the power to make a person or thing do what you want

controle, comando
The new teacher has no control over the class.
He lost control of the car.
under control

If a situation is under control, things are happening in the way that you want them to

sob controle
Don’t worry – everything’s under control.
out of control

behaving very badly and not stopped by anyone

fora de controle
The children were out of control.

a switch or other device used to operate a machine

Where’s the volume control on your phone?

a place where something official, usually a document, is checked

controle, fiscalização
passport control
be beyond someone’s control

If something is beyond your control, you cannot influence or direct it.

estar acima do controle de alguém
There’s nothing we can do – the situation is beyond our control.
out of control

If something or someone is out of control, no one can influence or direct it or them.

fora do controle
The car skidded and went out of control.
take control

to start to rule or govern an area

tomar o controle
The dictator took control of the country in 1933.
verb uk /kənˈtrəʊl/ us /kənˈtroʊl/ present participle controlling, past tense and past participle controlled

B1 to make a person or thing do what you want

Can’t you control your dogs?
control something/yourself

B1 to stop yourself from expressing strong emotions or behaving in a silly way

controlar algo/controlar-se
You’re going to have to learn to control your temper.

to limit the number, amount, or increase of something

controlar, restringir
They couldn’t control the spread of the disease.

to rule or govern an area

The police controlled the country during the civil war.

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