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Portuguese translation of “handful”

handful

noun   /ˈhænd·fʊl/
the amount of something that you can hold in one hand
punhado
a handful of nuts
a handful a small number of people or things
um punhado, meia dúzia
Only a handful of people came to the meeting.
a handful informal someone who is difficult to control, especially a child
pessoa/criança difícil
Daisy is only three, but she’s quite a handful.
(Definition of handful noun from the Cambridge English-Portuguese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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