lack offalta de / lack of room = falta de espaço / lack of performance and availability
lag (to) behindficar atrás, retardar-se = to stay behind; to fall behind
last night / last week / last monthontem à noite // na semana passada // no mês passado
latelyultimamente
launch (to) a productlançar um produto (on the market)
launch (to) an offensivelançar uma ofensiva
lay (to) a betapostar, fazer uma aposta = to make a bet, to place a bet
lay (to) asidepôr de lado, guardar / economizar = to put aside; to save up
lay (to) downdepositar (objeto)
lay (to) offdemitir, despedir (empregado) = to dismiss
lay (to) outdispor, organizar
lead (to) a sessionconduzir uma sessão = to conduct a session
lead (to) the wayir à frente
lead (to) tolevar a, conduzir a
leaf (to) through (a book)folhear = to browse
leak (to) outvazar = to give out information, to disclose, to reveal
leap (to) over a brookpular por cima de um riacho
learn (to) by heartdecorar, memorizar = to memorize
leave (to) a messagedeixar recado = to leave word
leave (to) a tracedeixar vestígio
leave (to) alonedeixar só, não incomodar
leave (to) back toremontar a
leave (to) behinddeixar para trás
leave (to) outomitir
leave (to) to the option ofdeixar à escolha de
leave (to) worddeixar recado = to leave a message
let (to) go ofsoltar, largar = to release
let (to) knowinformar = to inform, to notify, to report, to give notice to / let me know = mantenha-me informado / to let someone know = informar a alguém = to inform
let (to) outdeixar sair
let (to) upafrouxar, diminuir (rain)
let alonesem falar em, quanto mais / "no one has figured out how to share the work, let alone the revenue"
let's saydigamos, suponhamos
liable tosujeito a = subject to
lie (to) aroundestar abandonado, estar jogado
lie (to) downdeitar-se
light (to) a matchacender um fósforo
light (to) upiluminar; iluminar-se (face)
likecomo, tal qual = such as / to be like = to look like = parecer-se com / and the like = etc
line (to) upenfileirar-se, pôr-se em fila
linger (to) oncontinuar; "the old image still lingers on"
listen (to) toescutar
little by littlepouco a pouco = step by step
live (to) byviver através de / "companies will live by computers"
live (to) onviver de; "to live on US$ 250 a week"
live (to) togetherconviver, viver junto
live (to) up toagir de acordo com = to act or be in accordance with "had no intention of living up to his promise"; "in order to live up to this reputation..."
lock (to) upfechar, trancar
log (to) on = log (to) inentrar, registrar # to log off
long (to) fordesejar, ansiar, almejar, suspirar por = to wish, to desire
long agohá muito tempo
look (to) aftercuidar de, tomar conta de = to see after; to take care of
look (to) arounddar uma olhada
look (to) atolhar para
look (to) badter má aparência
look (to) forprocurar = to seek
look (to) forward toesperar ansiosamente; "I' m looking forward to hearing from you"
look (to) intoinvestigar, examinar = to look over
look (to) likeparecer com = to be like / "they look much like"
look (to) out / look (to) out fortomar cuidado / tomar cuidado com
look (to) out on (upon)dar para (vista) = to face "it looks out on the sea = it faces the sea"
look (to) overinvestigar, examinar = to look into
look (to) upprocurar, consultar (catálogo, dicionário)
lose (to) one's balanceperder o equilíbrio
lose (to) one's headperder a calma # to keep one´s head
lose (to) one's speechperder a fala
lose (to) one's temperperder a cabeça, a calma = to lose one´s head
lose (to) one's wayperder o caminho
lose (to) the threadperder o fio (história, pensamento)
lose (to) timeatrasar-se
lose (to) track ofperder contato com
lots ofmuito (s) = a lot of