Na Pastelaria

Luís and Manuel are having breakfast at a pastry shop on a Monday morning. Follow along as they order drinks and sweets and pay the bill.

Comments:

  • Olá, can you explain the use of agradeço in this sentence…Agradeço a vossa escolha e espero que voltem em breve. I thought perhaps the waitress was saying “thank you” but looking up the verb agradecer it seems this is the correct verb to use in this instance? But it still means “to thank” but in another sense ?
    Obrigada,
    Susan

    • Olá, Susan. Yes, we have the verb ‘agradecer’ (to thank) and then the expression ‘Obrigado/Obrigada’ (thank you). In many contexts, both can be used. This is one of them. So, (Eu) Agradeço a vossa escolha = Obrigada pela vossa escolha = (I) Thank you for choosing us 🙂

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