Translation of "shadow" - English-Portuguese dictionary


noun uk /ˈʃæd·əʊ/ us /ˈʃæd·oʊ/

B1 a dark area made by something that is stopping the light

Our dog chases his own shadow.
verb uk /ˈʃæd·əʊ/ us /ˈʃæd·oʊ/

to follow someone secretly in order to see where they go and what they do

seguir como uma sombra
He was being shadowed by a private detective.

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