Today's one-word Portuguese lesson is about the verb avacalhar. It's a great verb to know, especially when you are really upset about a service or product. Hopefully you will be using the the verb avacalhar, and not the other way around!
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Today's Portuguese lesson will teach you another slang word for beer in Brazil. After all, it's Friday!
Virar is an interesting, useful verb in Portuguese. In this Portuguese lesson you will learn three meanings of the verb virar and two great Brazilian colloquial expressions with the verb. The lesson has 12 examples to make your proficient using the verb virar.
Here's another word that you may not find in books and magazines too often, but that Brazilians use regularly: fuleiro. In this post I tell you what fuleiro means, I give examples using the word, and you can learn the pronunciation of fuleiro with the video below.
You will learn a fun Brazilian slang word today: Muvuca. The goal of my one-word Portuguese lessons is to make your Portuguese sound more natural and fun by using slang words, colloquial Portuguese, and idiomatic expressions. You will not find regular words in these Portuguese lessons. Here
Here's another one-word Brazilian Portuguese lesson by Street Smart Brazil. Learning colloquial Portuguese will enrich your vocabulary and help you sound natural when you speak the language. This is how you say that you're broke in Portuguese:
Here's a fun Brazilian slang word that will make you sound very Brazilian. Breja = beer
Literally the verb Ficar means to stay. However it can also mean to be or to get, as when I say that my husband was surprised to hear the news or my cat was surprised at the sudden noise. This is a very common use of the verb Ficar and one that speakers of Portuguese as a foreign language tend to