Making a Polite Request   By Ron Slone

Spanish Grammar Meeting People Making a Polite Request
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If you don't want to sound rude when speaking Spanish, then you need to know how to make a request in a polite manner. People will be much more willing to help you if you soften your language. This lesson will show you how.

Por favor, repítalo.
Please say it again.

¿Me podría dar un vaso de agua por favor?
Could I have a glass of water, please?

Discúlpeme, ¿podría usted decirme en dónde está el baño?
Excuse me, could you tell me where the bathroom is located?

Perdone, ¿puede usted decirme en dónde hay un restaurante cercano?
Pardon me, can you tell me where is a restaurant nearby?

Disculpe, ¿qué hora es?
Excuse, what time is it?

La educación espera que digas "de nada" cuando uno te dice "gracias".
Good manners expect you to say "de nada" when someone tells you "gracias".


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