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More ways to use ‘sério’ in Portuguese Posted by on Mar 25, 2022

Ei, gente! Prontos para o fim de semana? Mas agora é hora de falar sério! But now it’s time to get serious and move on with our previous post about the word sério in Portuguese. Today we are going to cover a few more idioms and examples related to this very interesting term in our…

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Why so serious? The word ‘sério’ in Portuguese Posted by on Mar 14, 2022

Fala, pessoal! Tudo bem? Sério mesmo? Learning about collocations and idioms is the best way to achieve fluency and communicating in a natural way in a foreign language. And using the word sério (serious) properly can certainly help. Today’s post will round up some examples of how to use the term and their meanings. And…

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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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Learn more idioms with the word ‘hand’ in Portuguese Posted by on Dec 4, 2020

Olá leitores! Hello readers! Hoje daremos continuidade a um texto que foi uma “mão na roda”. If you are one of our loyal followers, you might know what we are referring to. And for those who haven’t figured it out yet, don’t worry, we’ll te dar uma mão (give you a hand). Today we will…

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