"Bolsonaro didn't like the criticism of his speech"

BRASILIA - President Jair Bolsonaro expressed discomfort with criticism he received for his United Nations speech last Tuesday in New York, United States.

He said he watched his speech again and did not consider his positions aggressive. "Did you want to someone there saying "abobrinha" bullshit? He said.

"I was not offensive to anyone. I watched what I said, it would be much easier for me to give a speech to be applauded, but I would not have the courage to look at your face here," he said, speaking to people who were waiting for him in the room.

"It was a patriotic speech, unlike other previous presidents, who were there to be applauded and nothing more," Bolsonaro said.


Congress. The president admitted some defeats in Congress but he said he considered it "normal in democracy" because "he cannot impose his will on everything."

"Many topics that interest us are moving forward and others not, which is normal in democracy. I cannot impose my will on everything. Parliament has a necessary brake, sometimes we do not agree, but we have to respect," said Bolsonaro .

Difficult words


Criticism (the act of saying that something or someone is bad)

Ex: I have a few criticisms to make about your speech.

Bullshit (complete nonsense or something that is not true)

Ex: He gave me some excuse but it was a bunch of bullshit.

Unlike (unlike preposition, "different from")

Ex: Unlike you, I'm not a great dancer.

Defeats (to win against someone in a fight, war, or competition)

Ex: They defeated the Italian team and reached the final

Translation into Portuguese

Bolsonaro não gostou das críticas de seu discurso

BRASÍLIA - O presidente Jair Bolsonaro expressou desconforto com as críticas que recebeu por seu discurso na ONU na última terça-feira, em Nova York, Estados Unidos.

Ele disse que assistiu ao seu discurso novamente e não considerou suas posições agressivas. “Você queria que alguém aí ficasse falando besteira de 'abobrinha'? Ele disse:

“Não fui ofensivo para ninguém. Assisti ao que falei, seria muito mais fácil para mim fazer um discurso para receber aplausos, mas não teria coragem de olhar para a tua cara aqui”, disse, falando às pessoas que estavam esperando por ele na sala.

"Foi um discurso patriótico, ao contrário de outros presidentes anteriores, que estavam lá para ser aplaudidos e nada mais", disse Bolsonaro.

Congresso. O presidente admitiu algumas derrotas no Congresso, mas disse que as considera "normais na democracia" porque "não pode impor sua vontade sobre tudo".

“Muitos temas que nos interessam estão avançando e outros não, o que é normal na democracia. Não posso impor minha vontade sobre tudo. O parlamento tem um freio necessário, às vezes não concordamos, mas temos que respeitar”, disse Bolsonaro.


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