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English translation: "a little joke"

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13:35 Dec 3, 2000
Portuguese to English translations [PRO]
Portuguese term or phrase: help with a "piadinha"
I don't understand the "piadinha" in this sentence from a personal letter. Does it have anything to do with drugs or perhaps a sexual connotation (i.e. she wants to meet him). I don't want to read anything into it that is not there (much less in the translation):

Estarei voltando ao Rio no proximo mes e quero colocar-me a seu inteiro dispor para levar para voce qualquer coisa que precises aqui dos USA. (lembrando logico de todas as perguntas que sao feitas antes do embarque, poderei levar porque irei pessoalmente apanhar para voce, em vez de me entregarem... (somente uma piadinha))
LegalTransform
United States
Local time: 04:31
English translation:"a little joke"
Explanation:
That is all it means... She would not want you to think that she mistrusts you with relation to whatever you want her or she offering you to take back to Brazil (drugs or other ilegal items).
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Marlene Curtis
United States
Local time: 04:31
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Summary of answers provided
na"a little joke"Marlene Curtis
naDon't need translation of piadinha
LegalTransform
na"piadinha"
Sara Salvador


  

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1 hr
"piadinha"


Explanation:
"Somente uma piadinha" means
"just a little joke".

But by the tone of the "explanation" it suggests something related to "drugs".

I hope to have helped.
Sara

Sara Salvador
Brazil
Local time: 07:31
Native speaker of: Native in PortuguesePortuguese
PRO pts in pair: 30
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1 hr
Don't need translation of piadinha


Explanation:
Just a quick explanation. I know that piadinha means little joke my problem was that I did not understand what the joke was

LegalTransform
United States
Local time: 04:31
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
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19 hrs
"a little joke"


Explanation:
That is all it means... She would not want you to think that she mistrusts you with relation to whatever you want her or she offering you to take back to Brazil (drugs or other ilegal items).

Marlene Curtis
United States
Local time: 04:31
Native speaker of: Native in PortuguesePortuguese
PRO pts in pair: 13637
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