puxar

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puxar (first-person singular indicative present puxo, past participle puxáu)

  1. to auction (to sell at an auction)
  2. to bid

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From Old Portuguese puxar, from Latin pulsāre, present active infinitive of pulsō (I push), frequentative of pellō (I drive, I strike).

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puxar (first-person singular present puxo, first-person singular preterite puxei, past participle puxado)

  1. to pull
  2. first-person and third-person singular future subjunctive of puxar
  3. first-person and third-person singular personal infinitive of puxar

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese puxar, from Latin pulsāre, present active infinitive of pulsō (I push), frequentative of pellō (I drive, I strike). Compare the borrowed doublet pulsar.

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puxar (first-person singular present indicative puxo, past participle puxado)

  1. to pull (to apply force to something so it comes towards one)
  2. to drag (to pull along a surface)
  3. to draw (pull out) a weapon
  4. to initiate (to cause to begin) interaction with someone else.
    Puxou papo com os vizinhos.
    He initiated a chat with the neighbours.
    Nós puxavamos briga com qualquer um.
    We initiated fights with anyone.
  5. (informal) to take after; to inherit traits in appearance or behaviour
    Maria puxou seu cabelo castanho de seu pai.
    Mary inherited her brown hair from her father.
  6. (slang, Brazil) to smoke marijuana

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