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Translation of "on" - English-Portuguese dictionary

on

preposition   /ɒn/
A1 on a surface of something sobre, em I put the book on that shelf. He stepped on my foot.
A1 covering, touching, attached to, or hanging from something em You have blood on your shirt. Which finger do you wear your ring on?
A1 used to show the date or day when something happens no/na He will arrive on 14 February. I have to work on Saturday.
A2 used to refer to a place when giving directions a Take the first turning on the right. Our house is the second on the left after the stop sign.
A2 in a particular place em See the diagram on page 22. I met her on a ship.
A2 being broadcast or presented em What’s on TV tonight?
A2 used to show what money or time is used for em She refuses to spend more than £40 on a pair of shoes. We’ve wasted too much time on this already.
A2 used to show some methods of travelling de, em Sam loves travelling on buses. Did you go over on the ferry?
B1 about sobre a book on pregnancy
B1 next to or along the side of em The bank is on Maple Street. Cambridge is on the River Cam. Cincinnati is on the Ohio River.
B1 using something por, em, a I spoke to Dad on the phone. I was working on my computer.
(Definition of on preposition from the Cambridge English-Portuguese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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