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João moveu uma ação contra Pedro.

Translation

John sued Peter.



Analysis


João
moveu
     1. v. third-person singular of mover
     mover
          1. v. to move (to change position)
          2. v. to induce; to persuade
          3. v. to sue (to file legal action; with the preposition contra following the object)
          4. v. (chess and other games) to move (to change the place of a piece)
uma
     1. art. feminine singular of article um
     um
          1. num. one.
          2. art. (indefinite) a, an; some (in plural).
          3. n. The figure or digit 1: one.
          4. pron. A person: one, someone; some people: some (in plural).
          5. pron. Element(s) of a previously mentioned class: one; some (in plural).
ação
     1. n. action
     2. n. lawsuit
     3. n. share (stocks and bonds)
     4. n. fight; engagement (military)
contra
     1. prep. Against.
Pedro


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