onde o Judas perdeu as botas*

* where Judas lost his boots

Portuguese Brazil

Expression USED On Occasion BY Everyone

When a place is way too far away.

"A fazenda dele fica onde o Judas perdeu as botas."

"His farm is where Judas lost his boots."

Confirmed by 3 people




Portuguese Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Word USED Frequently BY Young people

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!"

Confirmed by 4 people



Portuguese Brazil

Slang USED On Occasion BY Some 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."

Confirmed by 4 people


Portuguese Portugal

Slang USED On Occasion BY Almost Everyone

A slang for saying you're really scared.

"Vá, entra! Então, estás com miúfa?"

"Come on, come in! What's going on, are you with miúfa?"


Portuguese Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Slang USED On Occasion BY Some People

A person that often lies.

"Na minha cidade tem um político muito 71"

"In my city there is a very 71 politician"


* stab

Portuguese Brazil

Slang USED On Occasion BY Almost Everyone

(n.) When something is too expensive.

"The video game price is a stab"

"O preço do vídeo game tá uma facada"


cu de Judas *

* Juda's ass

Portuguese Portugal

Expression USED Frequently BY Almost Everyone

A remote place, far away, in the end of the world.

“Mas onde fica? Nem imaginas, no cu de Judas.”

“But where is it? You cannot imagine, in Judas’s ass.”

Confirmed by 3 people

enfiar o pé na jaca*

* to stick your foot in the jackfruit

Portuguese Brazil

Idiom USED On Rare Occasion BY Some People

It's used in moments when someone drinks too much alcohol or eats too much junk food. Generally used when someone goes beyond their limits.

"Depois de uma semana de dieta, ele acabou enfiando o pé na jaca no sábado"

"After a week on a diet, he ended up sticking his foot in the jackfruit on Saturday"


* train

Portuguese Minas Gerais, Brazil

Slang USED Frequently BY Some People

Literally means "train", but is used as "thing", "stuff"

"Ê trem bom!"

"What a nice train!"


* 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."

Confirmed by 2 people


vá plantar batatas*

* go plant potatoes

Portuguese Brazil

Idiom USED In the past BY Older Generations

It means “leave me alone!” or “go away!”

“Quer ficar comigo, gata?” “Não quero não! Vá plantar batatas!”

“Wanna hook up with me, sexy?” “No, I don’t want to! Go plant potatoes!”

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."

Confirmed by 2 people

cada cachorro que lamba sua caceta*

* each dog that licks its own dick

Portuguese Brazil

Expression USED Frequently BY Almost Everyone

A way of saying "Everybody has their own problems". When someone is in trouble and you don't care.

"My parents constantly pick on me and punish me. I need help" "Each dog that licks its own dick"

"Meus pais estão constatmente me enchendo o saco e me punindo. Preciso de ajuda. "Cada cachorro que lamba sua caceta"

do nada*

* from the nothing

Portuguese Brazil

Expression USED Very frequently BY Young People

"Do nada", in a free translation is equivalent to "out of the blue", is something very unexpected.

"Ela terminou comigo do nada."

"She broke up with me from the nothing"


Portuguese | Brazilian Portuguese Brazil

Slang USED On Occasion BY Some People

(n.) A mix of the words "chá" and "café" ("tea" and "coffee", in English) used to refer to a very bad and weak coffee.

"Nossa, este café está muito aguado! Nunca mais tomo este chafé."

"Wow, this coffee is so watery! I'll never have this chafé again."