False Friends

Falsos Amigos

Introduction Introdução
While linguists call these false cognates, false friends refer to words that sound like English words but have different meanings in Portuguese.

It's important to learn these well, because using them incorrectly can be embarrassing.
Vocabulary Vocabulário
Play costume
habit
Play pasta
folder
Play livraria
bookstore
Play compreensivo
understanding
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