Prepositional Contractions (a, por, para)

Contrações Preposicionais (a, por, para)



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.



Play pelo
by the masculine singular
Play pela
by the feminine singular
Play pelos
for them masculine by the masculine plural
Play pelas
for them feminine by the feminine plural



Play Ontem eu fui à praia.
Yesterday I went to the beach.

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