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Common Household Items

August 14, 2017

The average home is full of all kinds of objects, pieces of furniture, and appliances. In this unit, we’ll explore the most common objects you’ll find in each room of your house.

The Living Room – Sala de Estar

The room where you’ll likely spend lots of time relaxing with your family and friends is known as a sala de estar

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the living room
. You may invite them to sit on the sofá

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sofa
and enjoy a nice conversation, or perhaps share a meal at the mesa de jantar

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dining table
.

You might watch the televisão

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television
, or perhaps grab a book from the estante

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bookcase
to do some reading.

Ele senta-se no sofá da sala (de estar) a ler um romance.

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He sits on the living room sofa reading a novel.

Note that it’s common to omit “de estar” and refer to the living room as simply a sala, since it’s usually implied.

The Kitchen – A Cozinha

While preparing your meal in a cozinha

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the kitchen
, you’ll grab some food from o frigorífico

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the refrigerator
to cook on o fogão

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the stove
or in o micro-ondas

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the microwave
.

In the kitchen you might also find