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Sentence

Ele dirigia o carro de seu pai.

Translation

He drove his father's car.



Analysis


ele
     1. pron. third-person masculine singular nominative pronoun; he
dirigia
     1. v. first-person singular imperfect of dirigir
     2. v. third-person singular imperfect of dirigir
     dirigir
          1. v. to drive (a vehicle);
          2. v. (intransitive) to drive any vehicle;
          3. v. to command, to rule, to control (something).
          4. v. to direct a film
o
     1. art. the
     2. pron. him, it (as a direct object; as an indirect object, see lhe; after prepositions, see ele).
carro
     1. n. cart (vehicle drawn or pushed by a person or animal)
     2. n. car; automobile
     3. n. any “vehicle” which is drawn, such as an elevator, a cable car, or a train wagon
de
     1. prep. of
     2. prep. 's, possession suffix
     3. prep. from
     4. prep. by the means of, by
     5. prep. as, dressed as.
     6. prep. -long, indicating time duration
     7. prep. A compound word connector, often not translated into English
seu
     1. pron. second-person possessive pronoun your; yours (when using the second-person pronoun você)
     2. pron. third-person possessive pronoun his; her; its.
     3. pron. third-personplural possessive pronoun their; theirs
     4. det. you (used before epithets for emphasis)
     5. n. (familiar) mister (as a form of address)
pai
     1. n. father (male who sires a child)
     2. n. (usually plural) parent (either a mother or a father)
     3. n. (figurative) father (the founder of a discipline or science)


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