English to Portuguese Meaning :: portray

Portray :
retratar
retratar, representar, descrever, pintar - retratarretratarretratoportrayalsretratadoretratandoretrata
 
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Verb(1) portray in words(2) make a portrait of(3) assume or act the character of(4) represent abstractly, for example in a painting, drawing, or sculpture

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(1) While pictures often portray the man sneering down his nose at the camera, in person he is strikingly soft-spoken, almost courtly.(2) Detailed research allows the group to portray aspects of later Roman life which have, until recently, been largely overlooked.(3) All these descriptions of Scotland portray Scotland as a place where the agents of darkness have shrouded the land.(4) The report does, however, portray a torrid tale of arrogance and incompetence by the company's management.(5) People recite poems, or act out little skits to portray their feelings.(6) Other reports, however, appear to portray a system in deep financial trouble.(7) the author wanted to portray a new type of hero(8) The author made extensive use of surviving manuscripts to portray Nelson ÔÇÿin all his paradoxical complexityÔÇÖ.(9) Early depictions of Cain portray him as a bearded man holding a sheaf of grain in one hand and vine-bearing grapes in the other.(10) His rich experience in the field helps him portray each character better year after year.(11) he tossed his affable TV persona aside to portray a merciless mobster(12) When an actor can portray a character so well as to evoke a sincere and visceral hatred from a viewer, he has truly done his job well.(13) The actors portray actors in an old fashioned music hall putting on a production of the musical.(14) An actor who feels he has served his time, he is angered by reports that portray him as an over night success and is not prepared to underestimate his value now.(15) The reports also portray a shocking tale of work almost without break and poor living conditions.(16) Some of the characters do not yet have pictures to portray them.
Synonyms
Verb
1. paint ::
pintura
2. describe ::
descrever
3. play ::
Toque
4. present ::
presente
5. depict ::
descrever
6. impersonate ::
personificar
Different Forms
portray, portrayal, portrayals, portrayed, portraying, portrays
Word Example from TV Shows

The best way to learn proper English is to read news report, and watch news on TV. Watching TV shows is a great way to learn casual English, slang words, understand culture reference and humor. If you have already watched these shows then you may recall the words used in the following dialogs.

Yes, but you didn\'t portray her
as completely irrational.

Yes, but you didn't PORTRAY her as completely irrational.

The Big Bang Theory Season 1, Episode 7


the amount of jokes\\Nthat portray the male figure\0

the amount of jokes
that PORTRAY the male figure

Money Heist Season 1, Episode 8


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