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language spoken mostly in Chechnya and by Chechen people

Chechen (Нохчийн мотт / Noxçiyn mott) is the official language spoken in Chechnya.

Pronunciation guideEdit

VowelsEdit

ConsonantsEdit

Common diphthongsEdit

Phrase listEdit

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BasicsEdit

Common signs


OPEN 
CLOSED 
ENTRANCE 
EXIT 
PUSH 
PULL 
TOILET 
MEN 
WOMEN 
FORBIDDEN 
Hello.
Ассаламу Iалайкум. (as-sa-lam-u `a-lay-kum )
Hello. (informal)
Салам. (sa-lam )
How are you?
Муха ду гIуллакхаш? (mookh doo ghool-lah-qash)
Fine, thank you.
Дика ду, баркалла. (deek doo, bar-kahl)
What is your name?
Хьан цIe хIу ю? (hahn tse hooh yu?)
My name is ______ .
Сан цIe ______ ю. (sahn tse _____ yu.)
Nice to meet you. 
Девзина хаза хета. (dev-zeen khaz khaet.)
Please.
Девзина хаза хета. (dev-zeen khaz khaet)
Thank you.
Баркалла. (bar-kahl)
You're welcome.
Массарна а. (mahs-sahr-naah)
Yes.
ХIаъ. (hah)
No.
ХIан-хIа. (hah-ha )
Excuse me. (getting attention)
Бехк ма биллахь. (byekhk mah beel-lahh)
Excuse me. (begging pardon
. ( )
I'm sorry. 
. ( )
Goodbye 
. ( )
Goodbye (informal
. ( )
I don't speak Chechen.
Ас нохчийн мотт ца буьйцу. (ahs noh-chin mott tsa boots )
Do you speak English? 
? ( ?)
Is there someone here who speaks English? 
 ? ( ?)
Help! 
! ( !)
Look out! 
! ( !)
Good morning.
Iуьйре дика йойла. ((`oor dik yoil)
Good evening.
Суьйре дика йойла. (soor dik yoil )
Good night.
Буьйса декъал йогIийла. (boos dek-kal yo-gh)
Good night (to sleep
. ( )
I don't understand.
Со ца кхета. (soh tsa khaet)
Where is the toilet? 
? ( ?)

ProblemsEdit

Leave me alone. 
. ( .)
Don't touch me! 
! ( !)
I'll call the police. 
. ( .)
Police! 
 ! ( !)
Stop! Thief! 
 ! ! ( ! !)
I need your help. 
. ( .)
It's an emergency. 
. ( .)
I'm lost. 
. ( .)
I lost my bag. 
. ( .)
I lost my wallet. 
. ( .)
I'm sick. 
. ( .)
I've been injured. 
. ( .)
I need a doctor. 
. ( .)
Can I use your phone? 
 ? ( ?)

NumbersEdit

цхьаъ - Tsha (Tez-Ha )
шиъ - Shi (shee)
кхоъ - Qo (koh)
диъ - Di ( )
пхиъ - Pkhi (pah-Kee)
ялх - Yalkh ( )
ворхI - Worh ( )
бархI - Barh ( )
исс - Iss ( )
10 
итт - Itt ( )
11 
цхьайтта - Tshaitta (Tez-Hai-Tah )
12 
шийтта - Shiitta ( )
13 
кхойтта - Qoitta (koyt )
14 
дейтта - Deitta ( )
15 
пхийтта - Pkhitta ( )
16 
ялхитта - Yalkhitta ( )
17 
вуьрхIитта - Vurhitta ( )
18 
берхIитта - Berhitta ( )
19 
ткъайоьссина - Tq'Aissana (Tookh-Ay-Sana )
20 
ткъа - Tq'a (Tookh-Ah )
21 
ткъе цхьаъ - Tq'a Tsha ( )
22 
ткъе шиь - Tq-ee Shi ( )
23 
ткъе кхоъ - Tq-ee Qo ( )
30 
ткъе итт - Tq'ee Itt ( )
40 
шовзткъа - Showtz Tq'qa ( )
50 
шобзткъе итт - Showtz Tq'ee Itt ( )
60 
кхузткъа - Quuz Tq'a ( )
70 
кхуз ткъе итт - Quuz Tq'ee Itt ( )
80 
доьзткъа - Dooz Tq'a ( )
90 
доьзткъе итт - Dooz Tq'ee Itt ( )
100 
бIе - Bee ( )
200 
ши бIе - Shi Bee ( )
300 
кхо бIе - Qo Bee ( )
1,000 
эзар - Ezar ( )
2,000 
шиъ эзар - Shi Ezar ( )
1,000,000 
мильон - Milyon ( )
1,000,000,000 
Milliyard ( )
1,000,000,000,000 
Trilyon ( )
number _____ (train, bus, etc.) 
Nomer ( )
half 
Akh ( )
less 
( )
more 
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TimeEdit

now 
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later 
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before 
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morning 
( )
afternoon 
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evening 
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night 
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Clock timeEdit

one o'clock AM 
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two o'clock AM 
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noon 
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one o'clock PM 
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two o'clock PM 
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midnight 
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DurationEdit

_____ minute(s) 
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_____ hour(s) 
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_____ day(s) 
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_____ week(s) 
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_____ month(s) 
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_____ year(s) 
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DaysEdit

today 
тахана ( )
yesterday 
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tomorrow 
( )
this week 
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last week 
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next week 
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Sunday 
кIиранде ( )
Monday 
оршот ( )
Tuesday 
шинара ( )
Wednesday 
кхаара ( )
Thursday 
еара ( )
Friday 
пIераска ( )
Saturday 
шот ( )

MonthsEdit

January
январ (yan-var )
February 
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March 
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April 
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May
Май (mai )
June 
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July 
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August 
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September 
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October 
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November 
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December 
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Writing time and dateEdit

ColorsEdit

black
Iаьржа (arzh)
white
кIайн (k'-ayn )
gray
сира (seer )
red
цIен (ts'-yehn )
blue
сийна (seen)
yellow
можа (mozh )
pink 
беса-цIениг (bes-ts'ye-nig)
green
баьццара (bats-tsar )
orange
цIеран бос (ts'-ye-rhan-bos)
purple
лилула-сийна (lee-lool-seen )
brown
боьмаша (boh-msh )

TransportationEdit

Bus and trainEdit

How much is a ticket to _____? 
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One ticket to _____, please. 
( )
Where does this train/bus go? 
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Where is the train/bus to _____? 
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Does this train/bus stop in _____? 
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When does the train/bus for _____ leave? 
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When will this train/bus arrive in _____? 
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DirectionsEdit

How do I get to _____ ? 
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...the train station? 
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...the bus station? 
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...the airport? 
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...downtown? 
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...the youth hostel? 
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...the _____ hotel? 
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...the American/Canadian/Australian/British consulate? 
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Where are there a lot of... 
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...hotels? 
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...restaurants? 
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...bars? 
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...sites to see? 
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Can you show me on the map? 
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street 
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Turn left. 
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Turn right. 
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left 
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right 
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straight ahead 
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towards the _____ 
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past the _____ 
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before the _____ 
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Watch for the _____. 
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intersection 
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north 
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south 
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east 
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west 
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uphill 
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downhill 
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TaxiEdit

Taxi! 
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Take me to _____, please. 
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How much does it cost to get to _____? 
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Take me there, please. 
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LodgingEdit

Do you have any rooms available? 
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How much is a room for one person/two people? 
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Does the room come with... 
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...bedsheets? 
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...a bathroom? 
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...a telephone? 
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...a TV? 
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May I see the room first? 
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Do you have anything quieter? 
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...bigger? 
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...cleaner? 
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...cheaper? 
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OK, I'll take it. 
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I will stay for _____ night(s). 
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Can you suggest another hotel? 
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Do you have a safe? 
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...lockers? 
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Is breakfast/supper included? 
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What time is breakfast/supper? 
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Please clean my room. 
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Can you wake me at _____? 
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I want to check out. 
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MoneyEdit

Do you accept American/Australian/Canadian dollars? 
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Do you accept British pounds? 
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Do you accept Euros? 
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Do you accept credit cards? 
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Can you change money for me? 
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Where can I get money changed? 
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Can you change a traveler's check for me? 
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Where can I get a traveler's check changed? 
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What is the exchange rate? 
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Where is an automatic teller machine (ATM)? 
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EatingEdit

A table for one person/two people, please. 
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Can I look at the menu, please? 
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Can I look in the kitchen? 
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Is there a house specialty? 
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Is there a local specialty? 
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I'm a vegetarian. 
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I don't eat pork. 
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I don't eat beef. 
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I only eat kosher food. 
( )
Can you make it "lite", please? (less oil/butter/lard
( )
fixed-price meal 
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a la carte 
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breakfast 
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lunch 
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tea (meal
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supper 
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I want _____. 
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I want a dish containing _____. 
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chicken 
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beef 
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fish 
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ham 
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sausage 
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cheese 
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eggs 
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salad 
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(fresh) vegetables 
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(fresh) fruit 
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bread 
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toast 
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noodles 
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rice 
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beans 
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May I have a glass of _____? 
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May I have a cup of _____? 
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May I have a bottle of _____? 
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coffee 
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tea (drink
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juice 
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(bubbly) water 
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(still) water 
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beer 
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red/white wine 
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May I have some _____? 
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salt 
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black pepper 
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butter 
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Excuse me, waiter? (getting attention of server)
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I'm finished. 
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It was delicious. 
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Please clear the plates. 
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The check, please. 
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BarsEdit

Do you serve alcohol? 
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Is there table service? 
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A beer/two beers, please. 
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A glass of red/white wine, please. 
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A pint, please. 
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A bottle, please. 
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_____ (hard liquor) and _____ (mixer), please. 
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whiskey 
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vodka 
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rum 
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water 
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club soda 
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tonic water 
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orange juice 
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Coke (soda
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Do you have any bar snacks? 
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One more, please. 
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Another round, please. 
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When is closing time? 
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Cheers! 
( )

ShoppingEdit

Do you have this in my size? 
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How much is this? 
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That's too expensive. 
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Would you take _____? 
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expensive 
( )
cheap 
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I can't afford it. 
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I don't want it. 
( )
You're cheating me. 
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I'm not interested. 
(..)
OK, I'll take it. 
( )
Can I have a bag? 
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Do you ship (overseas)? 
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I need... 
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...toothpaste. 
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...a toothbrush. 
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...tampons. 
. ( )
...soap. 
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...shampoo. 
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...pain reliever. (e.g., aspirin or ibuprofen
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...cold medicine. 
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...stomach medicine. 
... ( )
...a razor. 
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...an umbrella. 
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...sunblock lotion. 
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...a postcard. 
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...postage stamps. 
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...batteries. 
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...writing paper. 
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...a pen. 
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...English-language books. 
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...English-language magazines. 
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...an English-language newspaper. 
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...an English-English dictionary. 
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DrivingEdit

I want to rent a car. 
( )
Can I get insurance? 
( )
stop (on a street sign
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one way 
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yield 
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no parking 
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speed limit 
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gas (petrol) station 
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petrol 
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diesel 
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AuthorityEdit

I haven't done anything wrong. 
( )
It was a misunderstanding. 
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Where are you taking me? 
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Am I under arrest? 
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I am an American/Australian/British/Canadian citizen. 
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I want to talk to the American/Australian/British/Canadian embassy/consulate. 
( )
I want to talk to a lawyer. 
( )
Can I just pay a fine now? 
( )

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