English Sentence:

Prior to becoming president he was a barrister.

Portuguese Translation:

Antes de virar presidente ele era advogado.

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antes

before

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de

1. of 2. from 3. to 4. in 5. than 6. by 7. on 8. for

Here: of

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virar

1. to turn, to change 2. to capsize 3. to become

Here: to become

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presidente m.   (Pl: presidentes)

president, prime minister

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ele   (Pl: eles)

1. he 2. him 3. it

Here: he

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era

was (first/third-person singular imperfect indicative of ser)

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advogado m.   (Pl: advogados, Fem: advogada, Pl Fem: advogadas)

lawyer

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