Space before question mark or not?

Portuguese translation: No space at all

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English term or phrase:Space before question mark or not?
Portuguese translation:No space at all
Entered by: José Antonio Azevedo

13:22 Apr 26, 2005
English to Portuguese translations [PRO]
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English term or phrase: Space before question mark or not?
Could you please tell me what the rule is in Portuguese regarding question marks: should there be an unbreakable space before the question mark (as is the case in French), or no space (as in English)? Many thanks.
Catherine Dauvergne-Newman
United Kingdom
Local time: 16:31
No space at all
Explanation:
XXXXX? - correct
XXXXX ? - incorrect
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José Antonio Azevedo
Brazil
Local time: 12:31
Grading comment
Obrigada!
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer



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5 +5No space at all
José Antonio Azevedo


  

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No space at all


Explanation:
XXXXX? - correct
XXXXX ? - incorrect

José Antonio Azevedo
Brazil
Local time: 12:31
Native speaker of: Native in PortuguesePortuguese
PRO pts in category: 8
Grading comment
Obrigada!

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Beta Cummins: And unfortunately, that is one mistake that many Brazilian speakers make... Right, Jose?
6 mins
  -> Bingo, Beta!

agree  Flavio Steffen: Correct. The same with all punctuation marks.
1 hr

agree  Henrique Serra
1 hr

agree  Felipe Simões
3 hrs

agree  zorp
10 hrs
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