Portuguese translation of 'makeshift'
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Example Sentences Including 'makeshift'
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At one time there was a makeshift bed built just inside the front door.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
But the busy rapper, below, has turned it into a makeshift studio so he can work on tracks in his downtime.The Sun (2012)
For two months church members fed people porridge and noodles twice a day and made up makeshift beds from the pews.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
Returning in huge numbers, they were put up in makeshift camps and were vigorous critics of the new left-wing government.Times, Sunday Times (2017)
They were crammed into makeshift camps, where the conditions were appalling.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
Spurs have had no luck with injuries and their makeshift defence was shocking.The Sun (2013)
The chalet was turned into a makeshift hospital.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
Then they return home taking turns in the makeshift beds.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
And a constant stream of injured protesters were brought into makeshift clinics.The Sun (2011)
And what better way to protect a vulnerable and makeshift defence than by taking the battle right to the heart of your opponents?The Sun (2008)
I don't envisage having much time and set up a makeshift studio.The Sun (2016)
Many are camping out at makeshift transit centres, unable to reach their final destinations.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
Police burned more than 300 houses to try to stop the squatters returning and say they must also leave their makeshift camp.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
The dome of the mosque that had housed the makeshift hospital had caved in.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
The father of three is now in a critical condition in a makeshift field clinic.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
There are hundreds of makeshift little studios all over the room.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
They rushed him to a makeshift clinic in a basement.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
We've seen harrowing pictures of people left in corridors and on makeshift beds.The Sun (2017)
Conditions in this makeshift camp on the outskirts of the town are appalling.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
The video footage shows rows of bodies in makeshift clinics.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
He converted the basement of a university building into a makeshift prison, randomly selecting half of his students to be "guards" and half to be "prisoners.Sociology (1995)
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Used Occasionally. makeshift is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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British English: makeshift ADJECTIVE
Makeshift things are temporary and usually of poor quality, but they are used because there is nothing better available.
...the cardboard boxes and makeshift shelters of the homeless.
Translation of makeshift from the Collins English to Portuguese Dictionary