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Portuguese translation: Amo ou Adoro

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17:07 Jan 18, 2002
English to Portuguese translations [Non-PRO]
Art/Literary
English term or phrase: I love
Loving somebody
Karima
Portuguese translation:Amo ou Adoro
Explanation:
Native.
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Renata Costa
Brazil
Local time: 18:09
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Summary of answers provided
5 +4Amo ou AdoroRenata Costa
5 +1AmoMafalda d'Orey de Faria
5 +1amo
Marian Greenfield


  

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19 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5 peer agreement (net): +1
amo


Explanation:
the infinitive (to love) is amar

Marian Greenfield
Local time: 16:09
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 16

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Renata Costa: ok.
1 min
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22 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5 peer agreement (net): +4
Amo ou Adoro


Explanation:
Native.

Renata Costa
Brazil
Local time: 18:09
Native speaker of: Native in PortuguesePortuguese, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 72
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Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Egmont
6 mins

agree  Ivone Dias: Em Portugal existe muito pudor no uso do verbo amar. Em muitos casos o correspondente à expressão 'I love (you)' é em português "gosto (de ti)" ou "gosto muito (de ti)" ou,em tom leve, "adoro(-te)". Um "amo(-te) é muito difícil de arrancar a um português!
57 mins

agree  José Henrique Lamensdorf
5 days

agree  José Antonio Azevedo
23 days
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1 hr   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5 peer agreement (net): +1
Amo


Explanation:
In fact the infinitive is 'amar' and one would say 'amo-te' although currently one uses the verb to like: 'Gosto muito de ti' .

Mafalda d'Orey de Faria
Portugal
Local time: 21:09
Native speaker of: Native in PortuguesePortuguese
PRO pts in pair: 468

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agree  Ivone Dias
1 min
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