Tudo and Todo in Portuguese

Ejemplo para Tudo o todo en portugués

What’s up guys, are you ok?
Well, in our Video Dica today, we are going to talk about Tudo and Todo in Portuguese.

Tudo and todo in Portuguese

It seems complicated, but EVERYTHING is very simple. Let’s see how it works. The word Todo can be use in different forms such as todos os, todas as, todo o e toda a. Well TODOS OS, comes with words at the plural form, ok? So, let’s see here some examples to understand it better.

Examples with the usage of Todos os

Todos os dias, eu trabalho.
Everyday, I work.

Ele vai comprar todas as camisas da loja.
He is going to buy all the t-shirts of the store.

Ele quer visitas todas as casas da rua.
He wants to visit all the houses on the street.

Ela vai viajar para todas as cidades do Brasil.
He is going to travel all the cities in Brazil.

Then, TODOS OS is a word in the plural form: DIAS (DAYS), CAMISAS (T-SHIRT), CASAS (HOUESES), CIDADES (CITIES). Words that are in the plural form. Well, let’s see here the next example that we have, that’s the usage of TODO O, that talks about the complete period. Well, a complete period is a period of time. So let’s see here how it works.

Examples with the usage of Todo o

Ele trabalha todo o dia.
She works all day long.

Ele fica fora da cidade toda a semana.
He is out all the week.

Then during the days of the week, he stays out of the city, during the whole week, the working days, monday, tuesday, wednesday, thursday and friday, he is out of the city.

Ela vai ficar fora por todo o fim de semana.
He is going to be out the whole weekend.

Then, the opposite of the first question, of the first example, because the first example, he is out of the city, the whole week; He is out of the city for the whole weekend. During the week, she stays in the city.

Nós vamos estar fora por todo o mês de agosto.
We are going to be out the whole August.

July and September, we are at home; during the 31 days of August, we are going to be out. Well, the other one here is o TODO (EVERY/EACH). It doesn’t have plural, it doesn’t have the article, it’s only TODO. Let’s see here some examples.

Examples with the usage of Todo

Todo dia eu acordo às seis da manhã.
Everyday I wake up at 6 am.

Ela visita os pais todo dia.
She visits her parents everyday.

Ela vai para a Europa todo ano.
She goes to Europe every year.

Toda vez que posso, visito a cidade dos meus pais.
Whenever I can, I visit my parents’ city.

I am going to use a specific example here: He goes to Europe every year, then, each year, he goes to Europe. It doesm’t have a specific time, a specific moment, but each year, he goes to Europe. Well, to finish: TUDO, that’s the opposite the word NADA (NOTHING/ANYTHING). Check this out, let’s understand it easily.

Examples with the usage of Tudo

Ela comprou tudo naquela loja.
She bought everything thing at that store.

If I think about NOTHING/ANYTHING: Ela não comprou nada naquela loja (She didn’t buy anything at that store), but here she bought everything, of course.

Ele viu tudo o que aconteceu ontem.
He saw everything that happened yesterday.

If I think about the opposite: She didn’t see anything that happened yesterday.

Ela levou tudo o que viu na Uruguaiana.
She took everything she saw at the supermarket.

Ele quer comprar tudo.
He wants to buy everything.

Then, the whole things the whole items of the supermarket, for example. He wants to buy everything. Well, to finish, a challenge for you:

Examples with Tudo and Todo in Portuguese

TODOS OS dias eu vou ao centro, mas não fico lá TODO O dia, porque TODA hora que vejo uma loja interessante, quero comprar TUDO.

EVERYDAY I go downtown, but I don’t stay there ALL the day, because every time that I see an interesting store, I want to buy EVERYTHING.

So I want you to think about it: for each example, which word corresponds to what we have just studied now.

Now it’s your turn!

Complete the sentences with Tudo and todo in Portuguese and its variations:

  1. Elas falam com ________ alunos da escola.
  2. ________ casas têm jardim e garagem.
  3. Nós mandamos ________ por e-mail.
  4. Ele joga futebol ________ dia, menos domingo.
  5. Faça ________ o que você quiser.
  6. Quando cheguei em casa, ________ estava organizado.
  7. A empregada limpa ________ casa ________ dia.
  8. Ele bebeu ________ cerveja e depois não bebeu mais nada.
  9. Nós vamos para São Paulo ________ mês a trabalho.
  10. ________ tarde ela dorme depois do almoço.
  11. Você já visitou ________ praias do Rio de Janeiro?

That’s it, guys! We already know the usage of todo and tudo.
Thank you very much for each one of you that follow us, here at our website, where you can see everything related to our school, that is here in Rio de Janeiro waiting and also our Facebook, where you can have information about everything that we are posting, we are putting for you to give your ‘likes’ and also for you to share with your friends.

So, best wishes for all you guys!
Hugs from Rio de Janeiro!

Ler esta Dica em Português         Leer esta Dica en Español
Click on the links below to see more related Dicas
Genders in Portuguese
Definite Article in Portuguese
Indefinite articles in Portuguese
Adverbs of Frequency in Portuguese


  1. Elas falam com todos os alunos da escola.
  2. Todas as casas têm jardim e garagem.
  3. Nós mandamos tudo por e-mail.
  4. Ele joga futebol todo dia, menos domingo.
  5. Faça tudo o que você quiser.
  6. Quando cheguei em casa, tudo estava organizado.
  7. A empregada limpa toda a casa todo dia.
  8. Ele bebeu toda a cerveja e depois não bebeu mais nada.
  9. Nós vamos para São Paulo todo mês a trabalho.
  10. Toda tarde ela dorme depois do almoço.
  11. Você já visitou todas as praias do Rio de Janeiro?

This post is also available in: English Português (Portuguese) Español (Spanish)

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Search for Portuguese Dicas

Tell us which Portuguese lesson you would like to learn


Generic selectors
Exact matches only
Search in title
Search in content
Post Type Selectors

Suscribe to A Dica do Dia.

Get free Portuguese lessons. Subscribe to A Dica do Dia and get short, daily lessons in Portuguese completely free.

Based on 321 reviews
I’ve just started online classes with Prof. Ana Carolina & she is the absolute best! It’s my first time learning Portuguese and I was speaking full sentences in the first class. Obrigada!
Katie Andrews
Katie Andrews
Small classes, diverse accents, and engaging professors make Rio & Learn Online a fantastic choice! I've been thrilled with my experience at Rio & Learn Online so far. The small class sizes (around 1-3 others students) allow for personalized attention and plenty of opportunities to practice speaking. What's more, having different professors throughout the program exposes you to various accents, preparing you for real-world interactions. I opted for the full-time program, which involves 2 hours of daily learning from Monday to Friday. After just over 12 weeks, I can confidently say my Portuguese has improved dramatically. The professors are incredibly engaging and encourage students to utilize real-life examples, solidifying the learning process. While I'm only halfway through the program, I'm confident in recommending Rio & Learn Online to anyone seeking to learn Portuguese in a supportive and effective environment. I've gone from being a complete beginner (only knowing hi and bye) to holding conversations - and I'm excited to see how much further I can progress! I'll be back with another review after completing the program, but for now: Rio & Learn Online - highly recommended!
Mona Hinamanu
Mona Hinamanu
I have been taking Portuguese classes with Rio and Learn for a few months. I appreciate their methodology. It is enjoyable and I am challenged and improving every day!
Bryan Beaver
Bryan Beaver
My teachers Lucas, Ana Paula and Paulo were all excellent as well as very friendly and funny. It was a really enjoyable experience and I met loads of interesting new people.
David Smith
David Smith
Rio & Learn e um novo jeito de ensinar a lingua portuguesa. Puro prazer e muito eficiente. Quanto mais alunos na aula mais vida. Eu aconselho voces escolher as aulas grupais por porque sao interativas: rir, falar, argumentar, compartir uma lingua!
Dominique Jacquin
Dominique Jacquin
Après 3 semaines que je suis dans cette école et je peux déjà parler portugais. Certe avec des erreurs mais j'ai fait des progrès fulgurant. En plus, du Lundi au Vendredi l'ecole propose des activitées qu'il appelle "Rio Live" ce qui permet de visiter en même temps Rio tout en parlant Portugais et de rencontrer des gens😃 Toute l'équipe est genial et est prêts à aider si besoin 😁
I've been taking the group online courses with Rio&Learn for 2 months. They offer a fantastic way to learn Portuguese and get speaking practice if you don't live in Brazil. The teachers are engaging and are able to adjust their level of Portuguese to whatever level you are at. Obrigado!
Jake H
Jake H
C'est vraiment fantastique...RioAndLearn. Les cours de portugais...ça vaut vraiment la peine. Les cours ont lieu du lundi au vendredi, (de 9h à 13h) et en après midi, ce sont des activités libres en groupe. (Soccer de plage, volleyball , excursions, visites des lieux touristiques, etc) Vendredi soir, on est allé à Lapa, un quartier nocturne de Rio. C'est quelque chose à voir! Des rues bondées de monde, des orchestres, des discothèques...Allô les décibels! L'apprentissage du portugais se fait en immersion, aussi bien en salle de classe que dans les activités extérieures organisées par Rio&Learn. On est plongé dans la langue portugaise et la culture Brésilienne.... Obligé de parler portugais....🫡 Je le recommande. Pierre Pedro, Montréal, Canada
M54 “M5454” 54
M54 “M5454” 54