< Portuguese Grammar

acertar: to get right

It’s tough to find an English verb that matches this one! ACERTAR has the meaning of to get (it) right, to nail, to hit (it), to get it… ETC.

to get right, “nail it” acertar
I get it right eu acert o
you/he/she get(s) it right você/ele/ela acert a

Complete conjugation.

Ele não consegue acertar. He can't get it right.

Ele não conseguiu acertar. He couldn't get it right.

Você acertou tudo! You got it all right!

Podemos acertar tudo agora. We can get it all right now.

Relaxa irmã não tem como acertar. Relax sister, there's no way to get it right.