Prepositional Contractions (a, por, para)

Contrações Preposicionais (a, por, para)

Introduction Introdução
Prepositional contractions are when certain prepositions combine with other words usually for the purposes of maintaining a flowing sound to the language.

In this lesson you will learn how the words a (to; at), por (for; by), and para (to; for) combine with the definite articles o, a, os and as (the).

While the contractions with a and por can be used in formal writing, the contractions with para are considered informal and typically frowned up in formal use.
Vocabulary Vocabulário
Play pelos
for them masculine by the masculine plural
Play pelas
for them feminine by the feminine plural
Play prò
for the masculine singular to the
Play prà
for the feminine singular to the
Phrases Frases
Play Eu vou ao cinema.
I will go to the movies.
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