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Estive andando o dia todo, procurando por você.

Translation

I have been walking all day, looking for you.

Analysis


estive
     1. v. first-person singular preterite indicative of estar
andando
     1. v. of andar
o
     1. art. the
     2. pron. him, it (as a direct object; as an indirect object, see lhe; after prepositions, see ele).
dia
     1. n. Period of daylight: day
     2. n. Period of rotation of a planet: day (especially, Earth’s 24-hour day).
     3. adv. (with masculine ordinal numeral for 1 and cardinal for 2–31) occurring on the specified day
todo
     1. adj. (may precede the noun) entire; whole
     2. n. whole (something complete)
     3. pron. every; each (all of a group)
procurando
     1. v. of procurar
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
você
     1. pron. (Portugal) you (singular, semi-formal)
     2. pron. (Brazil) you (singular, informal or semi-formal, depending on the region)


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