continuar

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continuar ‎(first-person singular present continuo, past participle continuat)

  1. to continue

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From Latin continuāre, present active infinitive of continuō.

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continuar ‎(first-person singular present indicative continuo, past participle continuado)

  1. (intransitive, or transitive with com or with no preposition) to continue; to go on with (not to stop)
    • 2003, Lya Wyler (translator), J. K. Rowling (English author), Harry Potter e a Ordem da Fênix (Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix), Rocco, page 294:
      [...] o único professor presente quando entraram [na sala de aula] era Binns, [...] preparando-se para continuar sua monótona lengalenga sobre a guerra dos gigantes.
      [...] the only present teacher when they entered [the classroom] was Binns, [...] preparing to continue his monotonous explanation about the giants' war.
    Continue até não aguentar mais.
    Keep going until you can stand it any more.
    Os soldados não queriam continuar com a guerra.
    The soldiers didn’t want to continue with the war.
    Continuamos o jogo apesar da chuva.
    We went on with the game despite the rain.
  2. (transitive) to continue; to proceed with (to start doing something that had been stopped)
    Continuarei o projeto quando receber a verba.
    I will proceeded with the project when I get the budget.
  3. (auxiliary with a verb in the gerund or with a and a verb in the impersonal infinitive) to continue; to keep; to be still (not to stop doing something)
    Mandei um técnico consertar meu computador mas ele continua fazendo um barulho estranho.
    I had a technician fix my computer but it is still making a strange noise.
  4. (copulative) to continue; to remain (to retain a given quality)
    Mesmo com o novo governador, os impostos continuam altos.
    Even with the new governor, taxes remain high.
  5. (intransitive, usually takes an adverb phrase) to extend (to have a given extent)
    Essa estrada continua por uns vinte quilómetros.
    This road goes on for some twenty kilometres.

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For usage examples of this term, see Citations:continuar.

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Latin continuare

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continuar ‎(first-person singular present continúo, first-person singular preterite continué, past participle continuado)

  1. to continue

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  • Rule: stressed ú in certain conjugations


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