por favor

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Portuguese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

por favor (not comparable)

  1. As a polite request; please
  2. As an affirmative to an offer; please
  3. As an expression of annoyance or impatience; please
  4. As a request; please

Interjection[edit]

por favor

  1. please (interjection to make commands more polite)

Synonyms[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

In Portugal, both por favor and se faz favor are commonly used. As an impersonal and fixed expression por favor can be perceived as slightly more neutral.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^
    2016 May 28 (last accessed) “Se faz favor ou por favor?”, in Ciberdúvidas da língua portuguesa[1]:

Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Interjection[edit]

por favor

  1. please
    quisiera una mesa por favor.‎ ― I would like a table, please.

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