Passionate about languages and different culture.
Fluent in Portuguese, English and Spanish. Still struggling to improve my French.
Trying to help the polyglot community with with words of my native language.
Rio de Janeiro,
Used to say that something is a lie, when people are surprised or when something or someone will get in trouble.
"Não acredita nele, ele tá de caô."
"Caô que você ganhou na loteria!"
"Não faça isto, vai dar caô!"
"Don't believe him, he's lying to you."
"I can't believe you won the lottery!"
"Don't do it, you're gonna get in trouble!"
Submitted May 2020
Confirmed by 4 people
It comes from the possibility to call companies customer service in Brazil using the prefix 0800 without being charged for it.
"Vamos à festa na sexta-feira, a entrada vai ser 0800."
"Lets go to the party on Friday, the entrance will be for free."