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Portuguese Impersonal Se - Portuguesepedia

Impersonal “-se”

You probably think of “se” as the Portuguese equivalent of “if,” and rightly so: Se eu pudesse… = If I could… Also, reflexive verbs may come to…

Expressing time in Portuguese - Há vs Por vs Durante - Portuguesepedia

Há vs. Por vs. Durante 

Portuguese students often struggle with when to use “há”, “por”, or “durante” to express time duration. Let’s break it down into four different temporal contexts to help…

Verb Andar in Portuguese - Portuguesepedia

Portuguese Verb Andar

While the Portuguese verb “andar” seems ordinary, there’s more to it than meets the eye. Often, “andar” takes on different meanings beyond walking. Read on Related Video…

Portuguese Defective Verbs - Portuguesepedia

Portuguese Defective Verbs

Defective verbs are verbs with incomplete conjugation. For instance, Portuguese defective verbs are only conjugated in the 3-person (singular or plural). Some defective verbs are commonplace so…

Conditional in Portuguese - Portuguesepedia

Conditional in Portuguese

In Portuguese, we use the Conditional tense to express desire, talk about unreal scenarios, or convey politeness. As you’ll soon see, however, the Imperfect tense (Pretérito Imperfeito)…