EXPLAINING

It's a bit like...

… um pouco como...

It's a sort of...

… uma espťcie de...

It's as small/big as...

… t„o pequeno / grande como...

It's shorter/longer than...

… mais curto / comprido do que...

What is it?

O que ť?

PHRASES TO FACILITATE UNDERSTANDING

I don't understand.

N„o compreendo.

Please speak slower.

Pode falar mais devagar?

Would you write that down please.

Importa-se de escrever isso?

Could you explain that please.

Poderia explicar isso, por favor?

How is that pronounced?

Como se pronuncia isso?

I have forgotten the word for...

Esqueci-me da palavra para...

How do you say that in French/English?

Como se diz isso em portuguÍs / inglÍs?

What does that mean?

Que quer isso dizer?

Can you repeat that please.

Pode repetir isso?

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