Translation of "course" - English-Portuguese dictionary


noun uk /kɔːs/ us /kɔrs/
of course

A1 used to say ‘yes’ strongly, often to be polite

é claro
‘Can you help me?’ ‘Of course!’
of course

B1 used to show that what you are saying is obvious

é claro
Of course, the Olympics are not just about money.
of course not

A2 used to say ‘no’ strongly

é claro que não
‘Do you mind if I borrow your pen?’ ‘Of course not.’

A1 a set of lessons about a particular subject

curso, estudos
She did a ten-week computer course.

A2 a part of a meal

a three-course dinner

B1 an area used for horse races or playing golf

pista (corrida), campo (golfe)
a golf course

the direction in which a ship, plane, etc. is moving

The boat was blown off course (= in the wrong direction).

the way something develops, usually over a long time

Nuclear weapons have changed the course of history.

(Translation of “course” from the Cambridge English–Portuguese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)