There is just something about them that always seems to pull me in — can you blame me?
I admit that a fair share of Brazilian men have entranced me.
” (for trips to Brasilia) In 1954, Brazil’s government decided that the country needed a new capital. ” Lindo maravilhoso is a Brazilian idiom which literally translates to “beautiful marvelous”. “It’s the Brazilian way.” How can Brazil be the world’s largest Catholic country, the world’s party capital, and an industrial giant to boot?
A collection of useful phrases in Brazilian Portuguese, the type of Portuguese spoken in Brazil.
I also get a lot of inspiration by looking at the keywords people use that bring them to here.
One very commom search term is “Portuguese Love Phrases”.
” A useful phrase to know when traveling to any football-loving country. “No, I can’t do it” As my Portuguese professor once explained to me, Brazilians tend to avoid saying no. So different, in fact, that Brazilian TV shows are frequently translated and broadcast with subtitles in Portugal. “Drive faster, we’re in a dangerous neighborhood.” It’s unfortunate, but Brazil is one of the most unequal countries in the world in terms of income distribution, and most major Brazilian cities have several , or shantytowns.
I wholeheartedly agree with them that if you and your beloved are taking a Lisbon break this week you must make a visit to Sintra. Oscar Niemeyer was hired to fill Brasilia with unusually-shaped buildings. The answer is simple: What do you think of the phrases above? The author is not a native speaker, so if you notice any mistakes or have other suggestions, please leave a comment below! Be sure to check out Ernesto Machado‘s excellent article 10 Tips to Improve Any Trip to Brazil. So, they did the logical thing and built a giant, airplane-shaped city called Brasilia in the middle of nowhere. You can use this phrase to smooth things over with any Brazilian friends who may have just heard you publicly mocking their capital. Why did Brazil lay out its capital in the shape of an airplane and stick it in the middle of nowhere? (inf) Download the audio files (Zip format, 2.4MB) If you would like to make any corrections or additions to this page, or if you can provide recordings, please contact me.
The Mandarin Chinese language lesson offered here is an excerpt from Transparent Language's Mandarin Chinese software program. In Brazil, it is not unusual for a man to bombard a woman with compliments as she walks down the street.