Traducción de "fire" - Diccionario Inglés-Portugués


noun uk /faɪər/ us /fɑɪər/

A2 heat, light, and flames that are made when something burns

fogo, incêndio
Three people were killed in the fire.

B1 a pile of wood or coal that is burning to produce heat

He sat close to the fire to keep warm.
catch fire

B1 to start burning

pegar fogo
Dry grass can catch fire easily.
be on fire

B1 to be burning

estar em chamas
That house is on fire.
set fire to something

to make something start burning

pôr fogo em algo
Enemy troops set fire to the village.
open fire (on someone)

to start shooting with guns, usually at a group of people

começar a atirar (em alguém)
Suddenly, the soldiers opened fire on the enemy.
play with fire

to act in a way that is very dangerous or risky

brincar com fogo
verb uk /faɪər/ us /fɑɪər/ present participle firing, past tense and past participle fired

to shoot a bullet from a gun

She fired / three shots at the target.

to tell someone that they must leave their job

despedir, demitir, mandar embora
She was fired for stealing from the company.

(Traducción de "fire" del Cambridge English–Portuguese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)