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lead

verb
 
/liːd/ ( past tense and past participle led)
B1 to show someone where to go, usually by taking them to a place
conduzir
You lead and we’ll follow. She led them down the hall.
If a path or road leads somewhere, it goes there.
conduzir, levar
That path leads to the beach.
to be winning a game
ganhar
They were leading by eleven points at half-time.
to live in a particular way
levar
He led a normal life despite his illness.
to be in control of a group, country, or situation
liderar, dirigir, conduzir
Amy was leading the discussion.
(Definition of lead verb from the Cambridge English-Portuguese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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