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Por que "a gente" is é traduzido como nós e não como people?

 

A gente gosta de você - We like you

gente - people

A gente- we????

Por que é assim?

Muito obrigada,

Miranda :)

For learning: Portuguese
Base language: Portuguese
Category: Language

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    Gente=people
    A gente=people + I =We

    Examples:

    Eu e você gostamos de cantar =Nós gostamos de cantar=A gente gosta de cantar

    Portugues is a little strange,but "a gente" is not common.Is better e more correct "Nós".
    Apologies for my english mistakes.

    A GENTE is used when talk in informal situation and used only in Brazil. rules of grammar NÓS is correct.
    GENTE without A is people.

    A GENTE (or NÓS) foi ao zoológico. (we went to zoo.)
    Tem muita GENTE na escola. ( there are many people at school)

     

    A gente is informal language. Similar nos but very informal
    Best regards
    Paulo

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