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en At the restaurant 2   »   px No restaurante 2

30 [thirty]

At the restaurant 2

At the restaurant 2

30 [trinta]

No restaurante 2

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An apple juice, please. U- su-o -e ma--,-po- -----. Um suco de maçã, por favor. U- s-c- d- m-ç-, p-r f-v-r- --------------------------- Um suco de maçã, por favor. 0
A lemonade, please. U---l-mo----- --- f--o-. Uma limonada, por favor. U-a l-m-n-d-, p-r f-v-r- ------------------------ Uma limonada, por favor. 0
A tomato juice, please. Um--uc---e -om--e,--or-fav-r. Um suco de tomate, por favor. U- s-c- d- t-m-t-, p-r f-v-r- ----------------------------- Um suco de tomate, por favor. 0
I’d like a glass of red wine. E- -u--o u- c-po -e-v-n-o ti-t-. Eu quero um copo de vinho tinto. E- q-e-o u- c-p- d- v-n-o t-n-o- -------------------------------- Eu quero um copo de vinho tinto. 0
I’d like a glass of white wine. Eu-que----- -o-o-------ho bran-o. Eu quero um copo de vinho branco. E- q-e-o u- c-p- d- v-n-o b-a-c-. --------------------------------- Eu quero um copo de vinho branco. 0
I’d like a bottle of champagne. E- --e---um---a-rafa-de -sp-m---e. Eu quero uma garrafa de espumante. E- q-e-o u-a g-r-a-a d- e-p-m-n-e- ---------------------------------- Eu quero uma garrafa de espumante. 0
Do you like fish? Vo-- -o-t- de -eix-? Você gosta de peixe? V-c- g-s-a d- p-i-e- -------------------- Você gosta de peixe? 0
Do you like beef? V--- -ost--de--arn- d---a-a? Você gosta de carne de vaca? V-c- g-s-a d- c-r-e d- v-c-? ---------------------------- Você gosta de carne de vaca? 0
Do you like pork? V-c- --s-a-d- c--n- d- p--c-? Você gosta de carne de porco? V-c- g-s-a d- c-r-e d- p-r-o- ----------------------------- Você gosta de carne de porco? 0
I’d like something without meat. E- q--ro a-guma coi-- -em --r--. Eu quero alguma coisa sem carne. E- q-e-o a-g-m- c-i-a s-m c-r-e- -------------------------------- Eu quero alguma coisa sem carne. 0
I’d like some mixed vegetables. E- q---- um------ -- l---m-s. Eu quero um prato de legumes. E- q-e-o u- p-a-o d- l-g-m-s- ----------------------------- Eu quero um prato de legumes. 0
I’d like something that won’t take much time. Eu---e-o a--uma coi-a-----nã- -em--e -u-t-. Eu quero alguma coisa que não demore muito. E- q-e-o a-g-m- c-i-a q-e n-o d-m-r- m-i-o- ------------------------------------------- Eu quero alguma coisa que não demore muito. 0
Would you like that with rice? Que- i----co- -rr-z? Quer isto com arroz? Q-e- i-t- c-m a-r-z- -------------------- Quer isto com arroz? 0
Would you like that with pasta? Q-e--ist---om--a---? Quer isto com massa? Q-e- i-t- c-m m-s-a- -------------------- Quer isto com massa? 0
Would you like that with potatoes? Qu-- is-o--o- -at-tas? Quer isto com batatas? Q-e- i-t- c-m b-t-t-s- ---------------------- Quer isto com batatas? 0
That doesn’t taste good. N-- go--o --sto. Não gosto disto. N-o g-s-o d-s-o- ---------------- Não gosto disto. 0
The food is cold. A-c--i-a---t- f---. A comida está fria. A c-m-d- e-t- f-i-. ------------------- A comida está fria. 0
I didn’t order this. Não --d------. Não pedi isto. N-o p-d- i-t-. -------------- Não pedi isto. 0

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