Can you figure out the meaning of the parts in bold?
Leonor: Pai, I have a test on opposite words at school tomorrow.
Pai: Opposite words?
L: Words like good and bad, longo and short, cheap and caro, right and errado, dia and noite… Will you help me study?
P: Claro que sim! Let me think… Are you tall?
L: Não, I’m not alta. I’m baixa. But elephants are altos!
P: They are! Are elephants magros?
L: Não, os elefantes are not magros.
L: Os elefantes are gordos. And you are a bit gordo…
P: No I'm not!
L: I’m just kidding! Faz-me mais perguntas, pai!
P: Deixa-me pensar… Is that store fechada?
L: Não, a loja is not fechada. It’s aberta. I see people inside.
P: Are there a lot of people?
L: Não, not many. A loja is not vazia, but it’s not cheia either. There are only poucas people.
P: Are they crianças?
L: Não, they’re not crianças. They’re adultos. They’re not jovens.
P: Am I jovem?
L: Não, you’re not jovem. You’re velho.
P: O quê!?
L: You’re mais velho than me!
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