nabo*

* turnip

Portuguese Portugal

Word USED Frequently BY Everyone

Used for someone who's clumsy or can't do anything.

"Ele é um nabo."

"He's a turnip."





bom como o milho*

* fine as corn

Portuguese Portugal

Expression USED On Occasion BY Teens

Used to describe someone very attractive.

"Viste aquele rapaz a passar na rua? Bom como o milho."

"Did you see that guy crossing the street? Fine as corn."





ety

És de Braga?*

* Are you from Braga?

Portuguese Portugal

Standard Phrase USED On Occasion BY Everyone

Every time someone leaves a door open that shouldn't we regularly ask this. Braga is a city in the north of the country.

"Deixaste a porta aberta? És de Braga, é?"

"Did you leave the door open? Are you from Braga?"





chover a potes*

* to rain pots

Portuguese Portugal

Expression USED Very frequently BY Everyone

You use this expression when it is raining a lot; when it's pouring.

"Está a chover a potes!"

"It's raining pots!"