Brazilian Portuguese Idioms and Colloquialisms

Today’s expression is:

“Fazer uma vaquinha”

If you translate this expression literally into English, it will make no sense. Imagine you asking your friends to “make a little cow” for a friend’s birthday party. That would be really weird. But I guess your friends would not mind “chipping $10 in” to through a party and have some fun.

Fazer uma vaquinha

Você costuma “fazer vaquinhas” com seus amigos?

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