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Brazilian Portuguese – Lesson 6/100-2010 – Focus on present simple tense

Key words:
lava = lava … amargura = bitterness … chumbo = lead … coracao = heart … solidao = solitude … viuva = widow … apaixonar-se = fall in love … desilusao = disillusion … tome cuidado = be careful … filho = son … (eu) penso = I think ……(ele/ela) pensa (1) = He or she thinks …… pensa (2) (imperative) used in Portugal or in some parts of Brazil where the pronoun “Tu” is used instead of “Voce” (you) … in this case PENSA is in imperative form, while PENSE is the imperative form for those who use the word “voce” instead of “Tu”.