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Chronically Late? Get on Time in Portuguese with Key Phrases and Vocabulary for Telling Time

time in Portuguese

Are you always the last one to show up at the party?

Do you find yourself repeatedly promising to make it on time, yet always end up walking in late?

Don’t worry; you’re not alone.

In fact, there are …

How to Say Thank You in Portuguese (Plus Phrases for No Thank You and You’re Welcome!)

thank you in portuguese

You’ve just arrived in Rio de Janeiro.

Some stroke of luck has landed you in the house of a local, who is preparing a typical Brazilian dessert called brigadeiro. It’s chocolate, which is obviously your favorite.


Relax! The Days of the Week in Portuguese and Why Every Day Is a Vacation


Did you know that every day of the week in Portuguese was named for a day of rest?

It’s true!

Over the centuries, various changes coming from Latin and Hebrew roots produced a selection of day names that are different …