Funny portuguese phrases

Check the twenty funniest Portuguese expression (European Portuguese). Learn also how you should use them.

First 10 Funny portuguese phrases

1: A Portuguese person does not “give up,” he “takes his little horse away from the rain.” (Tirar o cavalinho da chuva.)
2. A Portuguese does not “have a problem,” he “is done to the beef.” (Estou feito ao bife!)
3: Portuguese people don’t want you “to leave him alone,” he wants you to “bother Camões.” (Vai chatear o Camões – a very famous portuguese poet.)
4: In Portugal we don’t  “cause problems,” he “breaks all the dishes.” (Partir a loiça toda.)
5 : In portuguese, you are not “sexy,” you are “as good as corn.” (Boa como o milho.)
6 : In Portugal we don’t work a lot, ” we “gets water up his beard.” (Água pela barba.)
7. A Portuguese does not “talk about the same thing over and over again,” he “turns the record and plays the same song”. (Gira o disco e toca o mesmo.)
8. We don’t do stuff “to show off,” we do it “so the English can see it.” (Para inglês ver.)
9. Portuguese people is not “shameless,” he has “a rotten face.” (Cara podre) Or he “has a lot of cans”. (Ter muita lata.)
10. We don’t “shut up and listen to things he does not like,” we “swallows frogs.” (Engolir sapos.)

Last 10 Funny portuguese phrases

11. We would never tell you to “piss off,” but we can say to you “to go to the place where Judas lost his boots.” (Onde Judas perdeu as botas)
12. A Portuguese person does not “wake up angry,” he “wakes up with his feet outside.” (Com os pés de fora.)
13. We are never “upset,” we are “with olive oil”. (Estar com os azeites.)
14. A Portuguese is not “an experienced person,” he has “spent many years turning chickens.” (São muitos anos a virar frangos.)
15. People from Portugal do not believe you have strange ideas,” he “thinks you have little monkeys inside your head.” (Ter macaquinhos na cabeça.)
16. For a Portuguese guy, something is not “really simple,” it is “bread to bread and cheese to cheese.” (Pão, pão, queijo, queijo.v)
17. We do not die, ” we “go from this one to a better one.” (Ir desta para melhor.) Or, he “goes off with the pigs.” (Ir com os porcos.)
18. We never “feel suspicious,” we “have a flea behind our ear.” (Estar com a pulga atrás da orelha.)
19. A Portuguese is not “worry free,” he “is sitting under banana tree.” (Estar a sombra da bananeira.)
20. We are not  “clumsy,” we just “looks like a silly cockroach.” (Barata tonta).

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