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Portuguese translation of day

day

noun
 
/deɪ/
A1 a period of 24 hours
dia
the days of the week I saw her the day before yesterday.
A2 the period during the day when there is light from the sun
dia
a bright, sunny day
A2 the time that you usually spend at work or school
dia, jornada
It’s been a very busy day at the office. I have a day off (= when I am not at work) tomorrow.
one day A2 used to talk about something that happened in the past
um dia
One day, I came home to find my windows smashed.
these days A2 used to talk about the present period of time
hoje em dia
I don’t go out much these days.
for days B1 for a long time
há dias
I haven’t seen Jack for days.
one day/one of these days B1 used to talk about something you think will happen in the future
um dia/um desses dias
One of these days I’ll tell her what really happened.
the other day B1 a few days ago
outro dia
I saw Terry in the bank the other day.
day after day every day for a long period of time
dia após dia
Day after day they marched through the mountains.
that’ll be the day something you say in order to show you think that something is unlikely to happen
talvez na próxima encarnação, sem chance
(Definition of day from the Cambridge English-Portuguese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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