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of

preposition
 
strong /ɒv/ weak /əv/
A1 belonging to or relating to someone or something
de
She is a friend of my cousin. I like the colour of her hair.
A1 used after words that show an amount
de
a bag of apples both of us
A1 containing
de
a glass of milk
A1 used with numbers, ages, and dates
de
a boy of six the 14th of February
A2 showing position or direction
de
the front of the queue a small town north of Edinburgh
A2 showing someone or something
de
a map of the city a photo of my boyfriend
A2 used when comparing related things
de
He’s the best-looking of the three brothers.
B1 showing a reason or cause
de
He died of cancer.
used after an adjective when judging someone’s behaviour
de, da parte de
It was very nice of you to think of us.
(Definition of of from the Cambridge English-Portuguese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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