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What would be the most colloquial way of saying 'Give me a break' in Portuguese?

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    The most colloquial way to say "give me a break" would be: "me dá um tempo!" It is very very common in Brazilian Portuguese, but it might sound rude... take care.

    I think the way less aggresive is : Um momento, por favor!
    But you can be cute and gently and say: Só um minutinho!

    There is also "Não enche o saco". It is very colloquial but also sounds rather rude when you mean it.

    I think it is even more common than "me dá um tempo", which sounds a little bit feigned.

    But beware, it doesn't literally translates to 'give me a break'... it is a slang expression.

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