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10 Powerful Portuguese Sayings to Send Each Monkey to Its Own Branch

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“Hear no evil, see no evil, speak no evil.”

Sayings like this one play a part in our lives from an early age.

As children, there are proverbs and expressions that teach us not to lie (“don’t cry wolf”), to …

Perfect Pronunciation: Portuguese Accent Marks and Their Many Sounds

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Portuguese has many sounds.

It’s romantic and beautiful.

It’s lyrical and musical.

And sometimes, it’s just… nasal!?

Some days it easily resembles Spanish, other days it sounds almost like Polish. Sometimes it sounds like it’s just making things up.…

Learning European Portuguese? Get Fluent with This Resource Guide!

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So you want to learn Portuguese.

But not just any Portuguese.

Despite the already large (and ever-growing) number of Brazilian Portuguese speakers around the world, you want to learn the language of Portugal.

The language of that trendy destination that …