Knowing how to be polite in Portuguese is essential for any Portuguese language learner. After this free Portuguese lesson you’ll be able to say "thank you,” "excuse me," "sorry," and use other polite Portuguese expressions with confidence.
Listen carefully to the pronunciation and practice saying the Portuguese phrases aloud – you’ll have these mastered in no time!
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Com licença, por favor
Excuse me please (formal)
Excuse me please (casual)
Sinto muito por isso
I'm sorry about that
Obrigado pela ajuda / Obrigada pela ajuda
Thanks for your help
Muito obrigado / Muito obrigada
Thanks a lot
Thank you (informal)
Não há de quê
No need to (thank me for this)
That is very kind
É muita gentileza de sua parte
How kind of you (formal)
Whether you are travelling to a Portuguese speaking country or simply interacting with Portuguese speakers, acting in a courteous way will win you friends and gain you respect. Use all of the phrases above liberally, and you’ll find that people will treat you well.
If you want more lessons on Portuguese salutations then I recommend that you check out the following:
Tereza Pereira: Rocket Portuguese
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