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Foi mal  
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April 29th at 4:54pm

Sorry! My bad!

Putz, pisei no seu pé. Foi mal!
Damn, I stepped on your foot. My bad!

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Treta  
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April 29th at 4:53pm

A treta is a fight or an unpleasant situation in general. There is also the verb “tretar”.

Teve uma treta na classe e a professora saiu chorando.
Something nasty happened in the classroom and the teacher left crying.

Eles tretaram por causa de 50 reais.
They got into a fight because of 50 reals.

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Demorou  
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April 29th at 4:52pm

Of course! Hell yeah!

- Vai ter um churrasco aqui em casa hoje à noite. Cola aí!
- Demorou!

- I’m having a barbecue at home tonight. Come on over!
- Hell yeah!

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Dar uma geral  
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April 29th at 4:51pm

To clean up a place, to tidy it up, organize it.

- Ó, vou dar uma geral no meu quarto e já desço, beleza?
- Hey, I’m going to clean up my room and I’ll be right down, ok?

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Não tô nem aí!  
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April 29th at 4:50pm

This means that you don’t give a damn about what someone things or what’s going to happen

- Olha, não tô nem aí com o que ela pensa de mim.
- Look, I couldn’t care less what she thinks of me.

- Ela tá acima do peso, mas não tá nem aí e vai pra praia de biquini.
- She’s overweight, but she doesn’t care and goes to the beach in a bikini.

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Maminha  
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April 27th at 8:26pm

Tri-tip, also sold as Santa Maria Steak, Newport Steak (when cut into individual steaks), aguillote baronne (France), punta de anca, punta de Solomo, or colita de cuadril (Latin America).

It is cut from the bottom sirloin, from the muscle group that controls the steers back legs (it applies its force to the steer's kneecap).

- Quais tipos de carne você tem no churrasco hoje?
- Maminha, alcatra e picanha.

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Cara de pau  
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April 27th at 5:02pm

This is a popular brazilian expression you should try to learn. Cara de pau meaning is an inconvenient person who doesn’t have a good sense of common etiquette or consideration for other people.

To have the/some nerve – When someone does something intentionally even though they know it is morally or ethically incorrect.

Ele teve a cara de pau de vir na minha festa apesar de eu não ter convidado ele.

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Tomara que caia  
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April 2nd at 10:19pm

A strapless top or dress.

- Você viu que lindo o vestido de casamento dela?
- Eu vi, um tomara que caia lindo!

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Concunhado  
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March 31st at 1:17pm

A "cunhado" or "cunhada" is your brother or sister in law. And a "concunhado" (a) would be your brother-in-law's wife, or your sister-in-law's husband.

- A Maria é cunhada do Luiz?
- Não, ela é concunhada dele.

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ABC  
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March 31st at 1:15pm

Acronym for Santo André, São Bernardo and São Caetano. Three neighboring cities near São Paulo.

- Vai ter jogo hoje lá no ABC?
- Vai sim, mas nem vou poder ir poque vou viajar com a patroa.

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