Your Daily Dose of English

Your Daily Dose of English

Idiom of the Day: 

Go for it!

Vai fundo!

Como digo … 

 

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Evitando as Brasileiradas

Tome um café…

Have some coffee...

  • Use have for solids and liquids

Take some coffee

  • Only use "take" for medicine or ... poison!!

A very common

The best verb, Check out these examples:

  • I had meat for lunch.
  • I had a glass of juice.
  • I had a snack in the afternoon.

The verb take is used for medicine. It can also be used for poison or drugs.

Now, let’s talk about meals. Besides "have," you can also use the verb "eat."

  • I love to have (eat) a big breakfast.
  • I had (ate) lunch late yesterday.
  • I’d already had (eaten) dinner.

"Breakfast" and "lunch" are verbs, also very rarely used.

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