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For example, when is it ok to use "pro" and "pra"?

More examples: num, numa

Is this accepted in formal writing or only in everyday speech?

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    "pro" and "pra" is only in everyday speech.
    "num" and "numa" is accepted in everyday speech and formally.

    we use "pro" and "pra" only in everyday speech. The correct/formal is "para um" ou "para uma".
    E.g.: Nós fomos pra festa
    Nós fomos para a festa

    Samething for "num" and "numa". The formal way is "em um" and "em uma"
    E.g. Eles estavam num carro
    Eles estavam em um carro

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