Brazilian Body Language

Eat & Drink

Let's Eat

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Hold you hand in front of your mouth like this and shake your fingers up and down. Means the grub's on the table!

Let's Have a Cafezinho

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Hold your thumb and index finger in front of your mouth, about two inches apart, as an invitation to have a "cafezinho." Of course, Brazilians would have a gesture to invite someone for an espresso!

Let's Have a Beer

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Hold your hand in front of your mouth like this and move it slightly towards you. It's an invitation for a drink, usually a beer or an ice-cold "chopinho" or draft beer. With that heat, it's no wonder...Remember, though, no drink and drive! Be safe and make sure everyone else is too!

Brazilian Body Language

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