Portuguese verb Dizer in the Present

Presente del Verbo Decir en Portugués. Portuguese verb Dizer in the Present . Eles dizem tudo em Português.

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Today, we are going to talk about the Portuguese verb Dizer in the Present.

Portuguese verb Dizer in the Present

Conjugation of the verb dizer in the simple present. Eu digo, I say. Você diz, you say. Ele diz, He says. Nós dizemos, We say. Vocês Dizem, you say. Eles dizem, They say.

Now, let’s see some examples using the verb dizer in the simple present:


Eu sempre digo bom-dia quando chego no escritório.
I always say good morning when I arrive in the office.

Você diz até logo quando sai de casa?
Do you say see you later when you leave home?

Ela diz muitas mentiras.
She tells a lot of lies.

Nós sempre dizemos a verdade.
We always tell the truth.

Vocês nunca dizem não.
You never say no.

Eles nunca dizem sim.
They never say yes.

O que você quer dizer com isso?
What do you mean by that?

Ouvi dizer que você gosta de tapioca.
I was told you like tapioca.

Now, we have just learned how to use the Portuguese verb Dizer in the present tense. Are you ready to practice?

Now it’s your turn!

Complete the sentences with the correct form of the verb Dizer (present tense conjugation or infinitive):

  1. Ele falou que estava trabalhando. Você acha que ele _____ a verdade?
  2. Não fique nesse emprego. Às vezes é preciso ____ não.
  3.  ______ a verdade e não somos reconhecidos por isso.
  4. Eles ______ que estão cansados, porque não podem dormem muito.
  5. Quando eu ______que sim é sim!
  6. Você ______ que não gosta de mim, mas eu sei que você gosta.
  7. Como se ______ isso em Português?
  8. O que eu ______ quando chegar ao restaurante?
  9. Se Claudia ______ que não é possível, então eu acredito.
  10. Nós não podemos ______ nada para ele. É segredo!

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