Portuguese translation of 'a'
a [eɪ, ə]
indefinite article (before vowel or silent h: an)
um livro/uma menina/um espelho
she's a doctor
ela é médica
2 (instead of the number "one")
a year ago
há um ano
um ano atrás
a hundred/thousand etc pounds
cem/mil etc libras
3 (in expressing ratios, prices etc)
3 a day/week
3 por dia/semana
10 km an hour
10 km por hora
30p a kilo
30p o quilo
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Example Sentences Including 'a'
Was I a relative or perhaps a close friend of Mr Tedeschi's, she asked me.THE EXECUTION (2002)
Christian was walking very slowly and I had my hand under his armpit, as if he too were a patient.THE EXECUTION (2002)
He said he thought this new campaign for his reprieve was a total waste of time.THE EXECUTION (2002)
He was gazing at the bench opposite us, which was next to a fountain that didn't work.THE EXECUTION (2002)
It seemed a pretty long way for Christian to commute every day.THE EXECUTION (2002)
Then I had another idea: `Listen, I've got a tiny bit of dope on me, enough for a joint.THE EXECUTION (2002)
With his lank, greasy hair, dirty jeans and John Lennon spectacles he looks like a seventies student.THE EXECUTION (2002)
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Translation of a from the Collins English to Portuguese Dictionary