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TOP PHRASES TO GET BY IN PORTUGAL

We are nearing our time in Portugal for our Tour and Portugal Camps, and are super pumped! We thought it would be nice to give you guys some core phrases that you might need to get by in Portugal!


Praia Da Rocha is a beach and built up area on the Atlantic Ocean in the southern section of the concelho of Portimão, Algarve, southern Portugal.


Although most people in Praia Da Rocha speak english, here is some Portuguese you can learn for those of you wanting to assimilate and impress the locals. ;)



GREETINGS & POLITENESS


"Olá" - Hello

"Bom dia" - Good morning

"Boa tarde" - Good afternoon

"Boa noite" - Good evening / Good night

"Por favor" - Please

"Obrigado" (male) / "Obrigada" (female) - Thank you

"De nada" - You're welcome


BASIC CONVERSATIONAL PHRASES


"Como está?" - How are you?

"Estou bem, obrigado/a" - I'm well, thank you

"Desculpe" - Excuse me / I'm sorry

"Com licença" - Excuse me (when passing through or asking for permission)

"Sim" - Yes / "Não" - No

"Pode ajudar-me?" - Can you help me?


ASKING FOR HELP/DIRECTIONS


"Ajuda!" - Help!

"Chamem a polícia" - Call the police

"Preciso de um médico" - I need a doctor

"Estou perdido/a" - I am lost


"Onde fica...?" - Where is...?

"Direita" - Right / "Esquerda" - Left

"Norte" - North / "Sul" - South

"Este" - East / "Oeste" - West

"Aqui perto" - Around here / "Longe" - Far


ORDERING FOOD & DRINKS


"Menu, por favor" - Menu, please

"Eu gostaria de..." - I would like...

"A conta, por favor" - The bill, please

"Água" - Water / "Vinho" - Wine

"Café" - Coffee

"Saúde!" - Cheers!


"Um, dois, três, quatro, cinco" - One, two, three, four, five

"Dez, vinte, trinta" - Ten, twenty, thirty

"Cem" - One hundred



Hope this helps you all! We certainly put in a Duolingo shift before we headed out here!



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