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Making a Phone Call: 12 Words And Expressions Posted by on Mar 13, 2015

E aí, tudo bem com vocês? Hoje vamos aprender doze palavras e expressões que usamos para falar sobre ligações telefônicas. Estão prontos? Vamos lá! 1. discar – to dial. Em caso de emergência, disque 190 para pedir ajuda. [In case of emergency, dial 190 for help.] 2. atender o telefone – to answer the…

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15 Connecting Expressions You Need to Know Posted by on Mar 6, 2015

Connecting (or transitional) phrases connect ideas within a sentence. They specially useful in spoken Portuguese to fill the gaps between uttered ideas. Here are some very common ones. 1. Acho – I think, I guess. Acho que deixei as chaves do escritório em casa. – I think I left the office keys at home. 2…

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Want To Find Out What A “Disque/Disk” Is? Posted by on Mar 3, 2015

Olá! Tudo bem? The most found word on Brazilians fridges is “disque” (also spelled “disk”). Whether you’re single, married, families end up collecting – throughout the years – a multicolor array of fridge magnets, freebies offered by companies with their address and phone number. Most of these magnets come with “disque” or “disque” plus the…

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