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24 [twenty-four]



24 [vinte e quatro]



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Did you miss the bus? Pe------ o a--------? Perdeste o autocarro? 0 +
I waited for you for half an hour. Eu e------ p-- t- m--- h---. Eu esperei por ti meia hora. 0 +
Don’t you have a mobile / cell phone (am.) with you? Nã- t--- u- t-------- c------? Não tens um telemóvel contigo? 0 +
Be punctual next time! Da a p------ v-- s- p------! Da a próxima vez sê pontual! 0 +
Take a taxi next time! Da a p------ v-- a----- u- t---! Da a próxima vez apanha um táxi! 0 +
Take an umbrella with you next time! Da a p------ v-- l--- u- c----- d- c----! Da a próxima vez leva um chapéu de chuva! 0 +
I have the day off tomorrow. Am---- e---- d- f----. Amanhã estou de folga. 0 +
Shall we meet tomorrow? Ve------ a-----? Vemo-nos amanhã? 0 +
I’m sorry, I can’t make it tomorrow. De------- m-- a----- n-- p----. Desculpa, mas amanhã não posso. 0 +
Do you already have plans for this weekend? Já t--- p----- p--- e--- f-- d- s-----? Já tens planos para este fim de semana? 0 +
Or do you already have an appointment? Ou j- t--- a---- e-------? Ou já tens algum encontro? 0 +
I suggest that we meet on the weekend. Eu s----- q-- n-- e---------- n- f-- d- s-----. Eu sugiro que nos encontremos no fim de semana. 0 +
Shall we have a picnic? Va--- f---- u- p---------? Vamos fazer um piquenique? 0 +
Shall we go to the beach? Va--- à p----? Vamos à praia? 0 +
Shall we go to the mountains? Va--- à- m--------? Vamos às montanhas? 0 +
I will pick you up at the office. Eu v-- b-------- a- e---------. Eu vou buscar-te ao escritório. 0 +
I will pick you up at home. Eu v-- b-------- a c---. Eu vou buscar-te a casa. 0 +
I will pick you up at the bus stop. Eu v-- b-------- à p------ d- a--------. Eu vou buscar-te à paragem do autocarro. 0 +

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Did you know?
Korean is spoken by approximately 75 million people. These people mainly live in North and South Korea. However, there are also Korean minorities in China and Japan. It is still debated as to which language family Korean belongs. The fact that Korea is divided is also noticeable in the language of the two countries. South Korea, for example, adopts many words from English. North Koreans often do not understand these words. The standard languages of both countries are based on the dialects of their respective capital cities. Another feature of the Korean language is its preciseness. For example, the language indicates which relationship speakers have to one another. That means there are a great deal of polite forms of address and many different terms for relatives. The Korean writing system is a letter system. Individual letters are combined as syllables in imaginary squares. Especially interesting are the consonants that function as pictures through their shape. They show which position mouth, tongue, palate and throat have in the pronunciation.