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SMS and Web - Short Codes

AIUI (as I understand it)
AIUI (as I understand it)
Português: como eu entendo isto
Used after explaining something from your point of view
ASL (age, sex, location?)
ASL (age, sex, location?)
Português: idade, sexo, localização
Used when instant messaging to find out a person's age, gender and location
ATM (at the moment)
AGR (agora)
Used to mean right now
BBL (be back later)
BBL (be back later)
Português: Volto mais tarde.
Used when you need to leave an instant message conversation for a while
BCNU (be seeing you)
XAU (tchau)
Used when saying goodbye
BION (believe it or not)
IMHO (in my humble opinion)
Português: Na minha humilde opinião
Used after mentioning something that is surprising
BRB (be right back)
BRB (be right back)
Português: Volto já
Used when you need to leave an instant message conversation for a while
BYOB (bring your own beer)
BYOB (bring your own beer)
Português: traga sua própria bebida
Used on party invites to let people know they should bring their own alcohol
CU (see you)
CU ou cya (see you)
Português: até (até logo)
Used when saying goodbye
CUL (see you later)
T+ (até mais)
Used when saying goodbye
DIKU (do I know you?)
DIKU (do I know you?)
Português: eu conheço você?
Used when you don't recognise the person who has messaged you
EOM (end of message)
EOM (end of message)
Português: fim da mensagem
Used as an automated response when a conversation or SMS message ends
FYI (for your information)
FYI (for your information)
Português: Para sua informação
Used when telling someone something that is specific to them or when interjecting upon a preconceived idea someone has
G2G (got to go)
G2G (got to go)
Português: Tenho que ir
Used when something suddenly comes up and you have to leave the computer
IMO (in my opinion)
IMO (in my opinion)
Português: Na minha opinião
Used when giving a personal opinion
IMHO (in my humble opinion)
IMHO (in my humble opinion)
Português: Na minha humilde opinião
Used when giving a personal opinion
IOU (I owe you)
IOU (I owe you)
Português: eu lhe devo
Used when someone does something for you and you want to let them know that you owe them a favour
J/K (just kidding)
J/K (just kidding)
Português: brincadeira
Used after making a joke, which is ambiguous whether or not it is serious
L8R (later)
dp (depois)
Used when saying goodbye or when you are not currently free to do something but will do it later on
LOL (laughing out loud)
LOL(laughing out loud)
Português: rir às gargalhada
rsrs (risos)
haha
hehe
huashuash
Used as a reaction when you find something funny
MYOB (mind your own business)
MYOB (mind your own business)
Português: cuide da sua vida
Used when you want to keep something private
NRN (not right now)
agr naum (agora não)
Used when you are not free to do something right away
RFD (request for discussion)
RFD (request for discussion)
Português: requerimento para discussão
Used when you want to talk to someone about something
TB (text back)
TB (text back)
Português: escreva de volta
Used at the end of an SMS when you want a reply
TBH (to be honest)
TBH (to be honest)
Português: para ser franco
Used to explain or clarify your personal opinion on a subject
TIA (thanks in advance)
TIA (thanks in advance)
Português: antecipadamente grato
Used when thanking someone before they have helped you
THX (thanks)
THX (thanks)
vlw(valeu)
Used when thanking someone
TTYL (talk to you later)
TTYL (talk to you later)
Português: falo com você mais tarde
Used when saying goodbye
4U (for you)
p vc (para você)
Used when sending something to a particular person