Portuguese translation of 'sift'
2. (figurative: information) esquadrinhar, analisar minuciosamente
to sift through examinar minuciosamente
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It is just one small example of the biggest challenge for those tasked with sifting through the wreckage.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
For months I sifted through the evidence to try to discover who had denounced him.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
Sift the flour into a mixing bowl.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
Sift the flour into a second bowl and whisk the eggs in a third.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
Sift the flour into the bowl of a blender.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
Sift the flour into the mixture and fold in gently.The Sun (2014)
Whisk the egg in a shallow cereal bowl and sift the flour into a second bowl.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
England have good news and wreckage to sift in almost equal measure.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
They look at the data, sift the evidence, swig the snake oil and go public with what they think will happen.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
Art historians have spent time sifting through the evidence.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
Sift the cocoa powder into a large bowl, then stir in 200g of the caster sugar.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
Sift together the flour and cocoa and add half to the batter.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
Then sift in the flour and mix.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
Sift the baking powder on top of it.Asthma and Eczema - special diet cookbook (1989)
Air ambulance medics and firefighters sifted through the wreckage for bodies.The Sun (2008)
As local residents and officials sifted through the wreckage there were conflicting reports about the precise number of dead and wounded.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
Genuine conservation means sifting through evidence, weighing options and reaching consensus.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
Investigators are sifting through evidence teased from computer software seized at the properties.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
Investigators were sifting through the wreckage to establish why the driver had lost control.The Sun (2013)
Sift the flour into a bowl with a pinch of salt.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
Time could not be wasted on pedantic evidence sifting.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
When you look at it, sift the evidence rather than merely recite the slogans, the evidence is patchy.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
All they can do is sift through the evidence looking for clues to something that happened 110,000 years ago.The Crisis of Life on Earth - our legacy from the second millenium (1990)
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British English: sift VERB
If you sift a powder such as flour or sand, you put it through a sieve in order to remove large pieces or lumps.
Sift the flour and baking powder into a medium-sized mixing bowl.
Translation of sift from the Collins English to Portuguese Dictionary