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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Jackie-da-China

"It is sad to leave."

May 5, 2013

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Jackie-da-China

E triste para partir,correct??If not,why


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

No. Most of time, to+verb is just translated as the verb in infinitive in portuguese, that is, verb ending in ar, er, ir (in this case, partir)


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

further examples: I want to leave = eu quero partir / I need to go = eu preciso ir / I like to eat a lot = gosto de comer muito / I have to wait = tenho que esperar


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Jackie-da-China

Thanks for your examples,helpful,really. Another question is What's the difference between"para"and"por"?


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

Hmmm, hard to explain. It depends on the context. But, a simple rule, para = for / to; por = by. That will help you many contexts.


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

What about Partir e triste?

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