Portuguese translation of 'linger'
1. demorar-se, retardar-se
2. (smell, tradition) persistir
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If a slight feeling of disappointment lingers, this is also shared by the pilots.The Times Literary Supplement (2013)
At night, sea mist usually lingers around the hill.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
But there was no time to linger.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
Ideas about privacy lingered, though.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
Many old customs and superstitions still linger around the festival of the new year, especially in provincial towns and country districts.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
The horror of gas lay largely in the lingering death or permanent injury it inflicted.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
They are rather sinister creatures that like to stalk their prey as it dies a slow, lingering death from septicaemia caused by their vicious bite.The Sun (2016)
A voting process so rotten that the stench will linger for decades.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
For some, there was a lingering feeling of betrayal.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
Yet the feeling that sporting justice has not been delivered continues to linger.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
This refers to the length of time the taste lingers in the mouth or throat.Thorsons Organic Wine Guide (1991)
Any bird unlucky enough to get trapped would have suffered a lingering death.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
At the top the representation of women lingers at around a stubborn 15%.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
Sometimes, he said, the drugs lingered much longer.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
The compact disc is suffering a lingering death.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
The perception of a restaurant with bad hygiene seems to linger a long time in the public memory.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
These will not linger much longer, but will mingle with the decaying leaves below.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
Failure to do so condemns archaeology in this country to a lingering death.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
This unsettled and windy spell looks set to linger through much of this week.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
Wages are pinned to the floor, housing costs are ludicrous and student debts linger for decades.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
Yet this is a company around which the smell of death now lingers.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
Here the key is provocative questions or ideas that linger in their minds.Christianity Today (2000)
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British English: linger VERB
When something such as an idea, feeling, or illness lingers, it continues to exist for a long time, often much longer than expected.
The scent of her perfume lingered on in the room.
Translation of linger from the Collins English to Portuguese Dictionary