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01:55 Feb 20, 2001
English to Portuguese translations [Non-PRO]
Art/Literary
English term or phrase: where are you from?
where are you from
lira
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Summary of answers provided
naDe onde você é?/De onde vocês são?xxxvrede
naDe onde é você / de onde são vocês?
Elisa Capelão
naDe onde é você?
Cristina Mendia


  

Answers


5 mins
De onde é você?


Explanation:
'De onde é você?' is how I would ask someone their country of origin (European Portuguese and, I think, valid for Brazilian Portuguese).


Cristina
mailto:cristina.mendia@virgin.net


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Cristina Mendia
Local time: 05:05
PRO pts in pair: 35

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Albert Golub
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26 mins
De onde é você / de onde são vocês?


Explanation:
I agree with the previous answer. Just want to point that if its a case of the question being asked to more than one person than you have to use the plural form...

regards


    own knowledge
Elisa Capelão
Local time: 05:05
Native speaker of: Native in PortuguesePortuguese
PRO pts in pair: 207

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Mayura Silveira

Albert Golub
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1 hr
De onde você é?/De onde vocês são?


Explanation:
In Brazil, that's the normal word order.


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xxxvrede
Local time: 02:05
Native speaker of: Native in PortuguesePortuguese
PRO pts in pair: 21
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