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Flashcards: Vegetables & Herbs pra Chuchu!

 

Eu como legumes pra chuchu. E você? = I eat a lot of vegetables. And you?

Chuchu = chayote.

Pra chuchu is a Brazilian Portuguese street smart expression that means “a lot”, “very”. It is said that the expression was created because chayote grows abundantly almost anywhere in Brazil.

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