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6 Brazilian Expressions With the Verb Perder Every Learner Need to Know

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The verb to lose in Portuguese (perder) usually means 'to lose', 'to miss', but it can also have very different meanings depending on the context. Here some some key Brazilian Portuguese expressions you need to know.

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6 Brazilian Expressions With the Verb Perder Every Learner Need to Know

  1. 1. 6 Brazilian Expressions With the Verb 'Perder' (to lose) Every Learner Need to Know
  2. 2. Perder a hora Literally: to lose the hour Meaning: oversleep, lose track of time
  3. 3. Perder as chaves Meaning: to lose one’s keys
  4. 4. Estar perdido, se perder Literally: to lose yourself Meaning: to get lost
  5. 5. Duascabeçaspensammelhorqueuma Twoheadsarebetterthanone Perder tempo Literally: to lose time Meaning: to waste time
  6. 6. Duascabeçaspensammelhorqueuma Twoheadsarebetterthanone Perder a cabeça Meaning: to lose one’s head
  7. 7. Duascabeçaspensammelhorqueuma Twoheadsarebetterthanone Perder o trem Literally: to lose the train Meaning: to miss the train

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