dead translate English to Portuguese: Cambridge Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo

Translation of "dead" - English-Portuguese dictionary

dead

adjective   /ded/
A2 not now alive morto She’s been dead for 20 years now. There were two firefighters among the dead.
If a piece of equipment is dead, it is not working. descarregado, parado a dead battery The phone suddenly went dead.
informal If a place is dead, it is too quiet and nothing interesting is happening there. morto
wouldn’t be caught/seen dead If someone wouldn’t be caught dead in a place or doing something, they would never go there or do it, usually because it would be too embarrassing. nem morto I wouldn’t be caught dead wearing a bikini.
drop dead to die very suddenly cair morto
as dead as a doornail clearly and obviously dead mortinho da silva
over my dead body! If you say something will happen over your dead body, you mean that you will do everything you can to prevent it. só passando por cima do meu cadáver “Joe says he’s going to buy a motorbike.” “Over my dead body!”
(Definition of dead from the Cambridge English-Portuguese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Word of the Day

parade

a large number of people walking or in vehicles, all going in the same direction, usually as part of a public celebration of something

Word of the Day

I used to work hard/I’m used to working hard (Phrases with ‘used to’)
I used to work hard/I’m used to working hard (Phrases with ‘used to’)
by Kate Woodford,
February 10, 2016
On this blog, we like to look at words and phrases in the English language that learners often have difficulty with. Two phrases that can be confused are ‘used to do something’ and ‘be used to something/doing something’. People often use one phrase when they mean the other, or they use the wrong

Read More 

farecasting noun
farecasting noun
February 08, 2016
predicting the optimum date to buy a plane ticket, especially on a website or using an app A handful of new and updated websites and apps are trying to perfect the art of what’s known as farecasting – predicting the best date to buy a ticket.

Read More