Portuguese | Phrases - Travel | General

General - Essentials

Can you help me, please?
Você pode me ajudar, por favor?
Asking for help
Do you speak English?
Você fala inglês?
Asking if a person speaks English
Do you speak _[language]_?
Você fala _[idioma]_?
Asking if a person speaks a certain language
I don't speak_[language]_.
Eu não falo_[idioma]_.
Clarifying that you don't speak a certain language
I don't understand.
Eu não compreendo.
Explaining that you don't understand

General - Conversation

Hello!
Olá!
Standard greeting
Hi!
Oi!
Informal greeting
Good Morning!
Bom dia!
Greeting used in the morning
Good Evening!
Boa tarde/Boa noite!
Greeting used in the evening
Good Night!
Boa noite!
Greeting used when leaving in the evening/night or before going to bed
How are you?
Como você está?
Polite small talk enquiring about the other person's well-being
Good, thank you.
Bem, obrigada/obrigado.
Polite reply to 'How are you?'
What’s your name?
Como você se chama?
Asking the other person's name
My name is ___.
Meu nome é ___.
Telling someone your name
Where are you from?
De onde você é?
Asking about someone's origin
I am from___.
Eu sou do ___.
Answering about your origin
How old are you?
Quantos anos você tem?
Asking about someone's age
I am___years old.
Eu tenho___anos.
Answering about your age
Yes
Sim
Positive reply
No
Não
Negative reply
Please
Por favor
Filler word to add polite touch
Here you go!
Aqui está!
Used when giving something to someone
Thank you.
Obrigada/obrigado.
Thanking someone
Thank you very much.
Muito obrigada/obrigado.
Thanking someone very warmly
You're welcome.
De nada.
Politely replying to a 'thank you'
I am sorry.
Desculpa.
Apologizing for something
Excuse me.
Com licença.
Getting the attention of someone
It's OK.
Tudo bem.
Replying to an apology if you accept it
No problem.
Sem problemas.
Replying to an apology if you accept it
Watch out!
Cuidado!
Making someone aware of a danger
I am hungry.
Estou com fome.
Used when feeling hungry
I am thirsty.
Estou com sede.
Used when feeling thirsty
I am tired.
Estou cansado.
Used when feeling tired
I am sick.
Estou doente.
Used when feeling sick
I don't know.
Eu não sei.
You don't know the answer to a question
It was nice meeting you.
Prazer em conhecê-lo/la.
Polite good-bye phrase after first meeting
Goodbye!
Tchau!
Saying farewell

General - Complaints

I would like to make a complaint.
Eu gostaria de fazer uma reclamação.
Polite way of starting your complaint
Who is in charge here?
Quem é o responsável aqui?
Finding out who is responsible
This is totally unacceptable!
Isso é totalmente inaceitável!
Strongly expressing your dissatisfaction
I want my money back!
Eu quero meu dinheiro de volta!
Asking for a refund
We have been waiting for over an hour.
Estamos esperando há mais de uma hora.
Complaining about long waiting times

General - Swearing

This food tastes like crap!
Esta comida está horrível!
Rude way of showing displeasure with your food
This drink tastes like piss!
Esta bebida esta horrível!
Rude way of showing displeasure with a drink
This place is a shithole!
Esse lugar é uma pocilga!
Rude way of showing displeasure with an establishment
This car is a wreck!
Isso é uma lata velha!
Rude way of showing displeasure with a car
The service sucks!
Esse serviço é uma porcaria!
Rude way of showing displeasure with the service
This is a total rip-off!
Isso é um roubo!
Rudely complaining about a high price
That is bullshit!
Isso é mentira!
Rude way of showing disbelief in something someone said
You are a stupid moron!
Você é um idiota!
Insulting a person by criticizing his/her intelligence
You don't know shit!
Você não sabe porcaria alguma!
Insulting a person by criticizing his/her knowledge
Piss off!
Cai fora!
Rudely telling a person to leave immediately
Let's settle this outside!
Vamos resolver isso lá fora!
Asking a person to fight outside of an establishment