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"Os meninos fecham a janela."

Translation:The boys close the window.

March 15, 2013

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

I wanna have someone I can chat with in portuguese....to practice my learning!!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/brunodc2011

They gotta be careful, the windows are dangerous according to a previous lesson.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/moudy93

Por favor, what is the difference between calar and fechar? Are they used interchangeably?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/sharkbbb
  • fechar = to close
  • calar = to become silent

While originally in Spanish, there is a famous exclamation, "Por que não te calas?" in Portuguese.


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

"Calar" is also a bit offensive in Portuguese.

  • Cale a boca (fique quito[a]) = shut up/shut your mouth.
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