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Tip for translators regarding 'a gente'

'a gente' can mean two things.

1) Formal: 'The people'

2) Informal: 'We, Us'

e.g. "O pessoal acolheu a gente" = "The people welcomed us", and probably not:

"The people welcomed the people".

November 3, 2012

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