Useful historical idiomatic expressions spoken in Brazil

Useful historical idiomatic expressions spoken in Brazil

Useful historical idiomatic expressions spoken in Brazil

Hello there and welcome to our Todo Mundo Pod called useful historical idiomatic expressions spoken in Brazil

On today’s Todo Mundo Pod (in Portuguese) we are going to talk about useful historical idiomatic expressions spoken in Brazil. As you may know, Brazil is a country that has a strongly culture based on the historical foundations of the Catholic Church. In this episode, we are going to address a few expressions based on this culture, but instead of talking about sacred terms, we will use only expressions that can be used on a daily basis by all people and all creeds. They are expressions that originated in history, but which took root in our vocabulary.

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At the end of this podcast, you’ll know the meaning of:

  • entregar de bandeja
  • lavar as mãos
  • erro crasso
  • onde Judas perdeu as botas
  • Santo do pau oco

As in any other language, in Portuguese language, many expressions change their meanings over time. Therefore we often use those expressions without knowing their real meaning. In this podcast, we will try to do the reverse process: we will seek the historical meaning of the terms, so we can understand why we speak this way in Portuguese.

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That’s enough for today! I hope you like this episode.

See you next time!

Thanks.

Marcos Sales

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