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Seu cara de pau! More Brazilian insults Posted by on Aug 31, 2021

Ei, pessoal! Hi, everyone! Last week we learned a couple of very useful, untranslatable xingamentos (insults) and negative personality traits that pretty much define our character. And if you thought that was too much, well, I was just getting started! Not that you should love us any less, of course. Sure, we’re kind and good-natured…

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Best Brazilian insults Posted by on Aug 17, 2021

Fala, galera! What’s up, guys? A lot has been said about Brazilians as warm, friendly cheerful people. And there’s certainly some truth to that. On the other side of the coin, however, there is no denying that we have our defeitos (flaws). Sure, we have our qualidades (virtues) and we love a elogio (compliment). But…

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Meet our Olympics mascot! Posted by on Aug 6, 2021

Olá a todos! Hey everyone! Vocês curtem esportes? Are you into sports? The long-awaited for Olimpíadas de Tóquio (Tokyo Olympics) are now in full-swing. Watching os jogos (the games) is a hugely entertaining experience, with both thrilling and dramatic moments that really keep us in our toes. And this major global event would not be…

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