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English translation: (to divide in) instalments

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Portuguese term or phrase:parcelar
English translation:(to divide in) instalments
Entered by: Paula Vaz-Carreiro
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00:03 Mar 18, 2007
Portuguese to English translations [Non-PRO]
Art/Literary - Textiles / Clothing / Fashion / using credit cards
Portuguese term or phrase: parcelar
- Então... porque eu normalmente [UNINTELLIGIBLE] quando é cara eu procuro [UNINTELLIGIBLE]... Então... mais ou menos ums 300 reais...
- por mês?
- sim.
- Você [UNINTELLIGIBLE] no quê? No que tipo de...?
- Num cartão de credito...
- no cartão de credito. E você... Bom depois eu vou querer todas as coisas de preço, de pagamento, quantas vezes você parcela... enfim... mas sempre faz um cartão...
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Still the interviews about shopping habits (clothes). Can someone tell me what "quantas vezes você parcela" and suggest a translation? Cheers
Paula Vaz-Carreiro
Local time: 00:34
(to divide in) installments
Explanation:
I think you can say something like this:

In how many installments can I pay?

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Gisele Goldstein
United States
Local time: 19:34
Grading comment
Thanks again Gisele - and thanks also to all those "agrees"
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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5 +4(to divide in) installments
Gisele Goldstein


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4 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5 peer agreement (net): +4
(to divide in) installments


Explanation:
I think you can say something like this:

In how many installments can I pay?



Gisele Goldstein
United States
Local time: 19:34
Native speaker of: Portuguese
Grading comment
Thanks again Gisele - and thanks also to all those "agrees"
Notes to answerer
Asker: Thanks Gisele. So, are you saying that this is what people in Brazil mean when they say parcelar? They mean to pay in instalments? On a credit card or a store card or something like that?


Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Thais Maria Lips
2 mins
  -> Thanks Thais!

agree  rhandler
6 mins
  -> Obrigada R!

agree  Cristina Santos: parcelas = prestações (instalments)
8 mins
  -> Obrigada R!

agree  Donna Sandin
1 hr
  -> Thanks Donna
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