Portuguese translation of 'squint'
olhar or ser vesgo
to squint at sth olhar algo de soslaio or de esguelha
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Example Sentences Including 'squint'
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But you'll still have to squint hard to tell this new car from the original.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
I honestly found myself doing a bit of a squint.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
To imagine the end result you need to squint hard and employ considerable imagination.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
By squinting hard I could make out the strange line of vapour which stretched across the sky, a little more ragged now.Anti-Ice (1993)
On radio I have him as short, hairy and bespectacled after all those years spent in dark rooms squinting at a screen.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
If I squint a bit.The Sun (2008)
If you squint a bit and don't think too hard, you can just about see that this makes sense.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
She was seen squinting after treatment in West London.The Sun (2016)
You rarely see them in daylight and if you do, they are squinting in the sunlight.The Sun (2008)
But squint a bit - and maybe there is something in it.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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'squint' in Other Languages
British English: squint /skwɪnt/ VERB
If you squint at something, you look at it with your eyes partly closed.
The girl squinted at the photograph.
- American English: squint
- Arabic: يَنْظُرُ بِعَيْنَيْـنِ نِصْفَ مُغْمَضَتَيْـنِ
- Brazilian Portuguese: olhar com os olhos meio fechados
- Chinese: 眯着眼看
- Croatian: žmirkati
- Czech: mžourat
- Danish: kigge med sammenknebne øjne
- Dutch: turen
- European Spanish: bizquear
- Finnish: karsastaa
- French: loucher
- German: schielen
- Greek: αλληθωρίζω
- Italian: strizzare gli occhi
- Japanese: 斜視である
- Korean: 눈을 가늘게 뜨고 보다
- Norwegian: skjele
- Polish: zmrużyć oczy
- European Portuguese: olhar com os olhos meio fechados
- Romanian: a se uita chiorâș
- Russian: косить (глазами)
- Spanish: entrecerrar los ojos
- Swedish: kisa
- Thai: ชำเลืองมอง
- Turkish: şaşı bakmak
- Ukrainian: мружитися
- Vietnamese: bị lác mắt
British English: squint NOUN
If someone has a squint, their eyes look in different directions from each other.
...a pimple-faced man with a squint.
Translation of squint from the Collins English to Portuguese Dictionary