Brazil is known for its gorgeous beaches and hot nightlife, which makes it a perfect destination no matter your preferences. From pristine, untouched tropical paradises to cities bustling with energy by the shore, Brazil has something for everyone. I've put together a list of my three favorite
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Do you often change your mind at the last minute? I will show you two ways to say At the last minute in Portuguese. You will also learn how to say that something was a last-minute decision or event. Finally, you will learn useful words and expressions from the examples in the lesson.
Are you a playful person who likes to tease your friends? Do you have friends who are often kidding you? Learn 3 different ways to say that you are kidding in Portuguese. I will also show you how to ask “Are you kidding me?” 1. Tô brincando The most common way to say it is: Tô brincando. =
Procurar is a regular verb. You probably know that procurar means to look for. Here are 3 examples: 1. Estou procurando meus óculos. = I am looking for my glasses. 2. Daniel está procurando emprego. = Daniel is looking for a job. 3. Você pode me ajudar a procurar a chave do
The newspaper Estadão has a short article on the beginnings of MMA, or Mixed Martial Arts, which is very popular in Brazil (and worldwide). On the 100th anniversary of the birth of Hélio Gracie, one of the brothers that helped popularize jiu-jitsu, the newspaper showed off some article clippings
Slang words are not usually recommended in the workplace, particularly if you are learning the language and run the risk of using them in an embarrassing or improper way. Some expressions, however, outgrow their status as mere slang and become an essential part of a culture's vocabulary -
It is almost dinner time and I was here thinking about a cool post for tomorrow. Then my stomach talked to me and inspired me to write this short lesson. You will learn 5 different ways to say that you are hungry or starving, including a very nice colloquial expression that will