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"Este programa tem altas taxas de juro."

Translation:This program has high interest rates.

August 1, 2013

9 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Jim27Swanson

What's wrong with 'high rates of interest?'


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

Is it really "taxas de juro" or should it be "taxas de juros" or do both work?


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

Both are correct, but using "taxas de juros" sounds more natural!


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

Thanks, it seemed more likely to me despite my poor Portuguese.


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

Since when does a Brazilian quote a source from Portugal as an example of usage? :-)


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

hehe... it seems they use that more often than Brazilians, as you'll see "taxas de juros" almost everytime.


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

You're right, I had never heard of "taxas de JUROS" before.


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

Interesting! =)

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