Acabar de in Portuguese

Ejemplo con acabar de en portugués.

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Today, we are going to learn how to use acabar de in Portuguese (have just).

We use acabar de in Portuguese to talk about something that we finished moments or a short time ago. In Portuguese, it’s possible to use acabar de at presente do indicativo (simple present) and pretérito perfeito (simple past), with no influence of the tense in the meaning.

Conjugation of Acabar de in Portuguese

How to use Acabar de in Portuguese. Conjugacao Acabar de. Eu acabo de. Você acaba de. Ele acaba de. Nós acabamos de. Vocês acabam de. Eles acabam de. Eu acabei de. Você acabou de. Ele acabou de. Nós acabamos de. Vocês acabaram de. Eles acabaram de.

The structure of the expression acabar de in Portuguese is always followed by a verb in the infinitive form. Let’s see some examples using acabar de:


Eu acabo de terminar meu trabalho de casa.
have just finished my homework.

Você acabou de chegar e já quer ir embora?
You have just arrived and you are leaving already?

Ele acaba de telefonar para o irmão dele.
He has just called his brother.

Ela acabou de ler um livro maravilhoso do Luis Fernando Veríssimo.
She has just read a book from Luís Fernando Veríssimo.

Nós acabamos de beber um vinho muito bom.
We have just drunk a very nice wine.

Vocês acabaram de beber uma caipirinha.
You have just drunk a caipirinha.

Eles acabaram de chegar da praia.
They have just arrived from the beach.

Elas acabaram de chegar do shopping.
They have just arrived from the mall.

Now it’s your turn!

Complete the sentences with Acabar de in Portuguese (use the present or past tense):

  1. (quebrar) Estou triste, porque _______________ a taça de vinho.
  2. (contratar) O aluno ________________  mais aulas de português.
  3. (beber) Hiro _____________ saquê.
  4. (sair) Vera, o Moisés está em casa? Não, ele _____________
  5. (comer) Albert _____________ uma feijoada deliciosa.
  6. (ler) Nós ____________ o artigo.
  7. (limpar) Elas ______________ a casa.
  8. (visitar) Eles _____________ o amigo no hospital.
  9. (comprar) Eu _____________ um computador novo.
  10. (aprender) Nós ______________ algo novo em com as Dicas da Rio & Learn.

É isso, galera! Já sabem como utilizar acabar de em Português?
Nos vemos na próxima Dica, galera!

Até logo!
Abraços do Rio de Janeiro!

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Preposition DE in Portuguese
Verbs ending in -ar in Present
Verbs ending in -AR in the past
Used to in Portuguese

Imperfect of IR in Portuguese


  1. Acabo de / Acabei de quebrar
  2. Acabo de / Acabei de contratar
  3. Acabo de / Acabei de beber
  4. Acabo de / Acabei de sair
  5. Acabo de / Acabei de comer
  6. Acabo de / Acabei de ler
  7. Acabo de / Acabei de limpar
  8. Acabo de / Acabei de visitar
  9. Acabo de / Acabei de comprar
  10. Acabo de / Acabei de aprender

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