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|É preciso ter lata!
e preciso ter lata
|It’s need to have plate (metal sheet)!||We say this phrase from or to someone who act with total impudance, effrontery and or shamelessness.|
|Para inglês ver!
para ingles ver
|For the English see!||When someone is acting only for pretending.|
|Tirar o cavalinho da chuva!
Tirar cavalinho da chuva
|Take the litlle horse out of the rain!||No way! Isn’t for you. Forget it.»» Best way to learn portuguese ««|
|Mau Maria! Mau Maria!
|Bad Mary! Bad Mary!||Phrase Portuguese male tend to exclaim when becaming mad about something a female has done or is in imminence to do.|
|Nem a metade vai a missa,…
Nem a metade vai a missa
|Nor the half goes the preaching,…||This is used when someone is gossiping and the gossip just gets better as it unfolds.|
|Estás aqui, estás a comer.
Estas aqui estas a comer
|You are here, you are eating.||This sentence is used to threat or advice other people or animals. If you hear this, you should get away as quickly as you can! Just in case.|
|Primeiro estranha-se. Depois entranha-se.
(European and Brazilian audio accent)
Primeiro estranha depois entranha
|First, one’s strange it. After one’s entrench it.||Very strange when we try something completely new and (sometimes) then you embrace it and like it! – By Fernando Pessoa – Famous Portuguese poet, writer, philosopher (Born – 1888 Dead – 1935)|
|É boa como milho!
Boa como milho
|She’s good as maize!||Tipical phrase used only by men when want tell that Jane Doe is very beautiful.
(European and Brazilian Portuguese audio pronounce)
|Vai vergar a mola!
Vai vergar a mola
|Go bend the spring!||Saying to someone, it’s better he / she get a job or go for a work.
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Estou me borrifando
|I’m sprinkling.||Not one bit worried.
(European and Brazilian Portuguese audio pronounce).
|Armado em carapau de corrida.
Armado carapau corrida
|Armed in a racing mackerel.||This sentence is used when somebody is acting beyond his / her possibilities.|
|Queres levar na tromba?
Queres levar na tromba
|Do you want to take on the trunk?||Threatening sentence . When this portuguese phrase is used directly tou you,… should get back.|
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