Past tense of Dizer in Portuguese

Pasado del Verbo Decir en Portugués. Eles disseram que sabem cozinhar.

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Are you excited to learn Portuguese? In our Dica today, we are going to learn about the past tense of Dizer in Portuguese.

Let’s see the conjugation first:

Past tense of Dizer in Portuguese

Past tense of Dizer in Portuguese. Conjugação do verbo dizer. Pretérito Perfeito: Eu disse, Você disse, Ele/ela disse, Nós dissemos, Vocês disseram, Eles/Elas disseram

Now, let’s learn some examples with the past tense of the verb dizer (to say):


Eu disse a verdade, mas ele não acreditou.
I said the truth, but he didn’t believe.

O que você disse? Pode repetir, por favor?
What did you say? Can you repeat, please?

Ela disse que viu o Wagner Moura em Copacabana.
She said that she saw Wagner Moura in Copacabana.

Nós dissemos, obrigado.
We said, thank you.

Eu quero saber o que vocês disseram.
I want to know what you said.

Eles disseram, de nada.
They said, you are welcome.

Now that we studied how to use the past tense of dizer in Portuguese. How practicing a little bit?

Now it’s your turn!

Put the sentences into the past form:

  1. Ela diz que você está em casa mas não está.
  2. Por que você não diz isso logo?
  3. Nós não dizemos mentiras para nossos amigos.
  4. Paula sempre diz que está cansada.
  5. Eu digo que ela vai à festa.
  6. Eles não dizem o porquê estavam com raiva.
  7. Carlos diz que vai estudar muito, mas não acredito.
  8. O que ela diz para você gostar tanto dela?
  9. Você nunca diz que me ama.
  10. Meus pais sempre dizem isso mas eu nunca escuto.

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  1. Ela disse que você estaria em casa mas não estava.
  2. Por que você não disse isso logo?
  3. Nós não dissemos mentiras para nossos amigos.
  4. Paula sempre disse que estava cansada.
  5. Eu disse que ela vai à festa.
  6. Eles não disseram o porquê estavam com raiva.
  7. Carlos disse que vai estudar muito, mas não acredito.
  8. O que ela disse para você gostar tanto dela?
  9. Você nunca disse que me ama.
  10. Meus pais sempre disseram isso mas eu nunca escutei

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