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Bookstore in Portugal – Best Places In The World To Retire – International LivingYou can definitely get by in Portugal with just English. I know several expats who have been here for years and still do not speak a word in Portuguese and they get by well.
 
The reason is because the Portuguese are not like the French or the Spanish. Portuguese people like to please foreigners and therefore they make the effort to speak the same language, whereas the French and the Spanish tend to be more nationalistic and therefore, could make life difficult for a foreigner.  In addition, English is taught in the schools in Portugal so the students know how to speak English.
 
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