Install Portuguesepedia’s WebApp directly from your browser. Here are the instructions for different devices:

Android Devices

  1. Open Chrome and navigate to Portuguesepedia.com.
  2. Menu: Tap the menu (three dots) in the top-right corner.
  3. Add: Select "Add to Home screen."
  4. Confirm: Tap "Add."
  5. Access: Find Portuguesepedia on your home screen.

Similar steps apply to Firefox and Microsoft Edge web browsers.

iOS Devices

Using Safari:

  1. Open Safari and visit Portuguesepedia.com.
  2. Share: Tap the "Share" button (square with an arrow).
  3. Add: Scroll down and tap "Add to Home Screen."
  4. Name: Edit the name if desired, then tap "Add."
  5. Access: Find Portuguesepedia on your home screen.

Using Chrome:

  1. Open Chrome and navigate to Portuguesepedia.com.
  2. Menu: Tap the menu (three dots) in the top-right corner.
  3. Add: Select "Add to Home screen."
  4. Confirm: Tap "Add."
  5. Access: Find Portuguesepedia on your home screen.

Windows Devices

Using Edge:

  1. Open Edge and visit Portuguesepedia.com.
  2. Install: Click the "Install" icon in the address bar or go to the menu (three dots) > "Apps" > "Install this site as an app."
  3. Confirm: Click "Install."
  4. Access: Find Portuguesepedia in your Start Menu or Desktop.

Using Chrome:

  1. Open Chrome and navigate to Portuguesepedia.com.
  2. Menu: Click the menu (three dots) in the top-right corner.
  3. Install: Select "Install [Portuguesepedia]."
  4. Confirm: Follow the prompts.

macOS Devices

Using Safari:

  1. Open Safari and go to Portuguesepedia.com.
  2. Add: Click the "Share" button > "Add to Home Screen."
  3. Name: Edit the name if desired, then tap "Add."

Using Chrome:

  1. Open Chrome and visit Portuguesepedia.com.
  2. Menu: Click the menu (three dots) in the top-right corner.
  3. Install: Select "Install [Portuguesepedia]."
  4. Confirm: Follow the prompts.
  5. Access: Find Portuguesepedia in your Applications folder.

Linux Devices

Using Chrome:

  1. Open Chrome and go to Portuguesepedia.com.
  2. Menu: Click the menu (three dots) in the top-right corner.
  3. Install: Select "Install [Portuguesepedia]."
  4. Confirm: Follow the prompts.
  5. Access: Find Portuguesepedia in your app launcher.

Using Firefox:

  1. Open Firefox and navigate to Portuguesepedia.com.
  2. Menu: Click the menu (three lines) in the top-right corner.
  3. Add: Select "Add to Home screen."
  4. Confirm: Click "Add."

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Master the Verb Fazer with 10 Portuguese Idioms

Ditch the word-for-word translations! Portuguese is brimming with idioms, and “fazer” (to do/make) pops up in many of them. Here are 10 common idioms with “fazer” to supercharge your Portuguese fluency.

1. Fazer de conta → Pretending

Ontem passei pela Clarissa mas ela fez de conta que não me viu.
Yesterday I passed Clarissa but she pretended not to see me.

2. Fazer 30 por uma linha Being a handful

Estes miúdos fazem 30 por uma linha!
These kids are a handful!

3. Fazer questão → Insisting

Faço questão que jantes cá em casa.
I insist that you eat dinner here at my place.

4. Fazer-se a alguém → Hitting on someone

A Joana está a fazer-se a ti.
Joana’s hitting on you.

5. Fazer-se de burro → Playing dumb

O Joaquim faz-se de burro mas na verdade é um gajo esperto.
Joaquim plays dumb, but he’s actually a smart guy.

6. Fazer pouco de alguém → Mocking someone

Não faças pouco do Miguel.
Don’t mock Miguel.

7. Fazer às 3 pancadas → Being clumsy

O meu dentista faz tudo às 3 pancadas e leva um dinheirão.
My dentist has clumsy hands and takes a lot of money.

8. Fazer a vida negra a alguém → Giving someone a hard time

Por que me fazes a vida negra?
Why are you making my life miserable?

9. Fazer festinhas → Caressing, petting

Adoro fazer festinhas a gatos.
I love petting cats.

10. Fazer das tripas coração → Working one’s butt off

Fiz das tripas coração para chegar aqui a horas.
I’ve worked my butt off to get here on time.

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