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Eu tomei a Maria por corrupta.

Translation

I thought Mary was corrupt.



Analysis


eu
     1. pron. I
tomei
     1. v. first-person singular preterite indicative of tomar
a
     1. n. alternative spelling of á
     2. art. feminine singular of article o
     3. pron. Her, it (as a direct object; as an indirect object, see lhe; after prepositions, see ela).
     4. prep. to
     5. prep. at
     6. prep. Indicates the direct object, mainly to avoid confusion when it, the subject, or both are displaced.
     7. prep. (Portugal followed by a verb in the infinitive form) forms the present participle. In Brazil, the gerund is used instead.
     8. interj. oh
     9. v. (misspelling of há)
Maria
por
     1. prep. for (on behalf of)
     2. prep. for (to obtain)
     3. prep. for (over a period of time)
     4. prep. by (through the action or presence of)
     5. prep. by (indicates the creator of a work)
     6. prep. by (using the rules or logic of)
     7. prep. by (in the formulae X by X and by Xs, indicates a steady progression)
     8. prep. by (indicates an oath)
     9. prep. per
     10. prep. through, via
corrupta
     corrupto
          1. corrupt


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