You've heard it said: Brazil is a slow-paced world. Everything happens according to some tropical relógio (clock).
And that's true - mais ou menos. But being in a hurry still happens here. There is always more to do than there is time to do it. Even in Brasil.
How to say hurry up in Portuguese
I wonder how this expression came to be. The more I think about it the stranger it seems. But let's do it! Let's talk about all of the ways you can express a hurry, short on time, pressed for time and so on.
Those are the most useful examples. Are there others?