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[Brazilian Slang] – The “ué” in Portuguese Posted by on Nov 11, 2017

[Gírias brasileiras] – O “ué” em português Ei, pessoal, tudo bom? Hey, people, are you doing fine? Today we are going to cover a very popular idiom in Portuguese: ué. This interjection is used mostly in informal speech and online and very rarely in written form in non-colloquial situations. Its origins are unknown, but the…

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Pick-up Lines in Portuguese (Part 1) Posted by on Feb 28, 2014

E aí galera? What’s up, guys? Happy New Year…really late. I’m sorry that took me so long to make a new lesson, but I’m back, and in this one and the next lesson, I will teach you guys some pick-up lines. As you know, this year we have the World Cup here in Brazil, and…

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He is Dead, lend me some Money? Posted by on Dec 13, 2013

E aí galera? What’s up, guys? In today’s lesson, you guys will learn four ways to say: “He is dead”, and three ways to say: “Money”. So let’s start with “He is dead”. The first slang to say that it is: Ele bateu as botas. This is one of the most common to say in here…

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05 Very Common Brazilian Idioms Posted by on Dec 2, 2013

Hello, there! Tudo bem com você? We are going to kick this week off with five very interesting and common Brazilian idioms. Remember: whenever you come across this kind of idioms, write them down and review them regularly! Let’s do this! 01. Bater perna – to stroll around; to walk around Passe a manhã inteira…

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Relationship Problems Posted by on Nov 15, 2013

E aí galera? What’s up, guys? This month, I’m traveling a lot, and I am late with my lessons, I’m sorry for that. But today I am back, and I have 3 new slang for you guys. So let’s start: The first slang today is: Bolado. This slang means that you are Sad or Upset…

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Portuguese Slang Quiz! Posted by on Oct 25, 2013

E aí galera? What’s up, guys? As you guys know, I already made seven videos, and today I will make a quiz with you guys, to see if you are learning, and watching my videos, hehe. So, the answers will be at the end of the post. So let’s go to the questions: #1: Which one…

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LOL and Being Mad in Portuguese Slang Posted by on Oct 18, 2013

E aí galera? What’s up, guys? Sorry that I’m late this week, but I’m in Rio de Janeiro, and it is difficult to film in here. So today, I will teach you guys two slang: The first it is: “De Saco Cheio”.  This slang, you will use, when you are really mad with something and…

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