Portuguese Lesson: Eu gosto or Eu gostei? Express Your Opinions (with Video)

Portuguese Lesson: Eu gosto or Eu gostei? Express Your Opinions correctly in Portuguese

I notice an interesting difference between the way we express opinions using the verb gostar in Portuguese and to like in English. Let’s see an example: When I watch a cool video posted by a friend on Facebook, I might write this comment:

  • “Gostei”

or

  • “Adorei”

Notice that I say this in the past tense. In English, I’d use the present tense: