Polite Phrases in Portuguese

Ejemplo de frases cordiales en portugués: Por favor, pode me passar o sal?

Hey guys, how are you? Well, on our Dica today we will talk about polite phrases in Portuguese, meaning, polite expressions that we use everyday while being polite in Brazil. So, let’s see here:

Polite Phrases in Portuguese

Now that we watched the video, let’s see a list using these and more expressions:

[one_half]Com licença
Por favor
Desculpe-me
Sinto muito
Sinto muito por isso
Obrigado (a)
Obrigado (a) pela ajuda
Muito obrigado (a)
De nada
Não há de que
Você é muito gentil[/one_half][one_half_last]Excuse me
Please
Sorry
I’m sorry
I’m sorry about that

Thank you
Thanks for your help
Thank you very much
You are welcome
Don’t mention it
You are very kind[/one_half_last]

Let’s see dialogs using some of these expressions as examples:

Examples using Por Favor

Por favor, você pode me dar uma informação?
Please, could you give me an information?

Por favor, você pode pegar aquele livro pra mim?
Could you please grab that book for me?

Examples using Com Licença

Com licença, posso passar?
Excuse me, can I go through?

Com licença, posso falar com você?
Excuse me, can I talk to you?

Com licença, posso dar uma opinião sobre este assunto?
Excuse me, can I give an opinion on this matter?

Watch our vídeo and learn how to use this expression in our Vídeo Dica about Com Licença mean in Portuguese.

Examples using Obrigado and De nada

Estrangeiro: Por favor, você pode me dar uma informação? Onde fica a Rio & Learn?
Carioca: Olha, fica em Copacabana, na Rua Siqueira Campos, número 16.
Estrangeiro: Ah, muito, muito, muito obrigado!
Carioca: De nada!

Foreigner: Please, can you give me an information? Where is Rio & Learn?
Carioca: Look, it is in copacabana, at Siqueira Campos street, number 16.
Foreigner: Oh, thank you very, very much!
Carioca: You are welcome!

When I want to thank someone for a compliment. Someone tells me:

Estudante: Moisés, eu gosto das suas aulas de Português. Eu acho as Vídeo Dicas muito interessantes. Eu aprendo muito!
Moisés: Ok, muito obrigado!
Estudante: De nada!

Student: Moisés, I like your Portuguese classes. I think the Video Dicas are very interesting. I learn a lot!
Moisés: Ok, thank you very much!
Student: You are welcome!

You can find more examples in our Dica about Thank you in Portuguese.

So that’s it people! Now we know polite phrases in Portuguese. If you want to study more, subscribe at A Dica do Dia or send us tweet to our Twitter account to get more information about Portuguese. You can also see our Facebook page what’s happening at our school.

So see you soon!
Bye bye!

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