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"Ele tem um pouco de dinheiro."

Translation:He has a little bit of money.

May 4, 2013

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

Why is "he has little money" not accepted?


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

= ele tem pouco dinheiro


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

He has A little money


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/JamesMacDo7

In British usage 'he has little money' and 'he has a little bit of money' are virtual opposites. The first means he's skint, the second he's loaded. I'm curious to know how 'Ele tem um pouco de dinheiro' would generally be understood in Brazil.

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