Translation of "blow" - English-Portuguese dictionary


verb uk /bləʊ/ us /bloʊ/ present participle blowing, past tense blew, past participle blown

B1 If the wind blows, it moves and makes currents of air

The wind blew hard during the storm.

B1 to force air out through your mouth

I blew on my coffee to cool it.

B1 to make a sound by forcing air out of your mouth and through a musical instrument

soprar, fazer soar
Ann blew a few notes on the trumpet.

If the wind blows something somewhere, it makes it move in that direction

(vento) levar
The storm blew a tree across the road.

to make shapes out of something by blowing into it

fazer (bolhas de sabão)
to blow bubbles
blow your nose

B1 to clear your nose by forcing air through it into a piece of paper

assoar o nariz
noun uk /bləʊ/ us /bloʊ/

a hard hit with a hand or heavy object

tapão, soco
He received a blow on the head.

a shock or disappointment

Losing his job was a terrible blow to him.
come to blows

to fight or argue

chegar às vias de fato

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