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Some Idiomatic Expressions with Quem - Who

edited July 2014 in Portuguese
Here are some idiomatic expressions and their meanings. Remember these should be learned individually and not translated.
* quem sabe = maybe 
Example: 
Pedro: Quando você quer ir ao cinema comigo? When do you want to go to the movies with me?
Jessica: Quem sabe amanhã. Maybe tomorrow.
* quem me dera = I wish
Example: 
Mulher: O senhor é o diretor? Woman: Are you the director?
Homem: Quem me dera!  Man: I wish!
* quem pode pode (informal) - used to express awe at someone's financial or professional success.
Example: 
Monica: Eu vou viajar para a Europa por seis meses. I'm traveling to Europe for six months.
Sandra: Que legal! Quem pode pode! Cool!  You were born with a silver spoon in your mouth!






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