dar a volta por cima

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Literally: to take the turn through the top.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

dar a volta por cima

  1. Used other than as an idiom: see dar,‎ a,‎ volta,‎ por,‎ cima.
  2. (idiomatic) to overcome or recover from a setback
    • 2009, Darléa Zacharias, Drogas: o árduo caminho da volta, Brasport, page 4:
      Deu a volta por cima, encontrou uma nova vida e voltou a sonhar!
      She overcame her problems, found a new life and began to dream again!

Conjugation[edit]

See dar.