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How do you say “I’m broke” in Portuguese?

November 19, 20150 Comments

How do you say “I’m broke” in Portuguese? We have a very good equivalent to this expression to say that we “don’t have any money”.  In Portuguese, literally it means “I’m hard”.  This would also relate to the English expression “I’m hard up for money”.  But for the sake of this post we will focus […]

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How do you say “give the run-around” in Portuguese?

November 19, 20150 Comments

How do you say “give the run-around” in Portuguese? There are a few choices to say this in Portuguese.  Remember that in English the verb “bullshit” can have a similar meaning.  Sometimes the same translation for “bullshit” can be used as a translation for “give the run-around”.  I have a post in Portuguese — O que […]

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How do you say “kick ass” in Portuguese?

November 14, 20150 Comments

How do you say “kick ass” in Portuguese? Remember that the slang term “kick ass” has two different meanings in English.  One  is “to give someone a beating” and the other  is “to do or perform extremely well”.  When it comes to the slang term for “give someone a beating” there are a few options in Portuguese.  In this post I […]

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How do you say “fed-up” in Portuguese?

November 14, 20150 Comments

How do you say “fed-up” in Portuguese? We have a very good slang term for “fed up” in Portuguese.  Remember that in English “fed up” has a connotation of someone being “over-full” or “over-fed”.  In Portuguese we say [estar] de saco cheio of something or someone.  Literally it means “to be with a full sack”. […]

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