English Sentence:

He was unemployed for years, but eventually found a job as a janitor.

Portuguese Translation:

Ele esteve desempregado por muitos anos, mas finalmente encontrou um emprego como zelador.

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ele   (Pl: eles)

1. he 2. him 3. it

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to be

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desempregado   (Pl: desempregados, Fem: desempregada, Pl Fem: desempregadas)


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for, at, by

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muito   (Pl: muitos, Fem: muita, Pl Fem: muitas)

1. very 2. much 3. many 4. a lot of

Here: many

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ano m.   (Pl: anos)


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but, however

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1. to meet, to encounter, to see 2. to find 3. to come across, to stumble upon 4. to discover

Here: to find

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1. a, an (masculine singular) 2. one

Here: a, an (masculine singular)

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emprego m.   (Pl: empregos)

1. employment 2. use, application, function 3. job, work 4. business

Here: job, work

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1. Pardon?, Come again? 2. as 3. when, while 4. because 5. how 6. like (adj)

Here: as

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zelador m.   (Pl: zeladores, Fem: zeladora, Pl Fem: zeladoras)

caretaker, janitor

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