Die Übersetzung von "short" - Englisch-Portugiesisch-Wörterbuch


adjective uk /ʃɔːt/ us /ʃɔrt/

A1 having a small distance from one end to the other

short, brown hair
short legs
→ Opposite long adj

A1 continuing for a small amount of time

a short visit
→ Opposite long adj

A1 A short person is not as tall as most people.

baixo → Opposite tall

A2 A short book or other piece of writing has not many pages or words.

It’s a very short book – you’ll read it in an hour.

B1 not having enough of something

I’m a bit short of money at the moment.
be short for…

used to refer to a shorter form of a name or word

ser o diminutivo de…
Her name’s Jo – it’s short for Josephine.
adverb uk /ʃɔːt/ us /ʃɔrt/
cut something short

to have to stop doing something before it is finished

interromper algo bruscamente
She had to cut her speech short when the fire alarm went off.

(Die Übersetzung von "short" von Cambridge Englisch-Portugiesisch Wörterbuch © Cambridge University Press)