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A few positive words

Basic words.
A Few Positive Words

Before we dive into the course, we would like to share a few words that will help you sound polite in Portuguese.

1. Thank you = obrigado / obrigada / agradeço

If you are a man, you will always say obrigado.

Listen Obrigado

If you are a woman, you will always say obrigada.

Listen Obrigada

Another less frequent option does not take gender into account and works for everybody: agradeço.

Listen Agradeço

2. Sorry = desculpa / desculpe

Desculpa (informal) Listen

Desculpe (more formal) Listen

3. Please = por favor Listen

4. Excuse me = com licença, e.g. used to politely ask somebody to move so that you can get past. Listen

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