"VocĂȘ vai pegar a segunda rua."

Translation:You will take the second street.

July 18, 2013



Pegar, also meant "to get". "Eu vou pegar o carro" I believe that was one of the sentences in this lesson. But having a Spanish background, I keep confusing that word, because it means "to hit, or " stick" to something.

February 22, 2014


Ugh YES. All I hear is "You're going to stick to the car"

September 17, 2015


Is it like a GPS? "Please turn left at the second possible street"? Or is it "Please go by the second route today"?

July 30, 2015


That's the idea, yes (giving precise directions to someone - you don't have indications regarding left or right, but "rua" refers to "street", a specific place you have to pass through, not a route or road). A GPS voice probably wouldn't refer to you using "vocĂȘ", but a friend giving you directions would - so only human GPS's, then :)

July 30, 2015


Or if you are calling at people's homes. "You take this street and I'll do that one"

March 8, 2017



July 18, 2013


Take = pegar, tomar, levar, depending on the context.

July 18, 2013


Could you say, "voce vai tomar a segunda rua"?

November 25, 2014


I thought pegar was "to hit"

September 5, 2015


Most verbs are naturally polysemic, that is, they have multiple different meanings that sometimes can only be gathered from context) - "pegar" is one of the strongest cases of this (you can check this dictionary entry to see the number of iterations it can appear as).

From that entry, I can tell that "pegar em cheio" is the only instance where "pegar" is used in the sense of "to hit" (the list is probably not exhaustive, but it's pretty long as it is), and I vouch for it not being the first meaning that comes to mind when I think about it - "to take (something)", to grab, to snatch, to catch are probably more natural, immediate translations to a native speaker.

September 5, 2015


I wrote: "You are going to get the second street" Often used in english 'take' or 'get' It was marked wrong. I don't believe it is wrong.

August 13, 2017


This is a strange phrase.. really informal?

April 1, 2018
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