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"As calças têm apenas um bolso."

Translation:The pants have only one pocket.

January 14, 2013

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/kmdouglass

How is apenas, "only," different from só, which I also understand to mean "only."


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/erudis

If you're using them as adverbs, both "só", "somente" and "apenas" are interchangeable because they're synonyms. But "só" can also be an adjective, meaning "alone".

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