German 101

Do you have this in my size?
Haben Sie das in meiner Größe? (HAH-ben zee dahs in MIGH-ner GROO-suh?)
How much is this?
Was kostet das? (vahss KOSS-tet dahss?)
That's too expensive.
Das ist zu teuer. (dahss ist tsoo TOY-er)
Would you take _____?
Würden Sie es für ___ verkaufen? (VUUR-den zee as fyr _____ vayr-COW-fan?)
expensive
teuer (TOY-er)
cheap
billig / günstig (BILL-ikh/GUUN-stikh)
I can't afford it.
Ich kann es mir nicht leisten. (ikh kahn ess meer nikth LIGH-sten)
I don't want it.
Ich will es nicht. (ikh vill ess nikht)
I know that this is not the regular price.
Ich weiß, dass das nicht der normale Preis ist. (ikh vighss, dahss dahss nikht dayr nor-MAH-luh PRIGHSS ist)
You're cheating me.
Sie wollen mich abzocken. (zee VOLL-en mikh AHP-tsock-en)
Note: Actually, the translation would be: Sie betrügen mich. But that sounds too hard. The word abzocken is a rather familar use of language.

I'm not interested.
Ich habe kein Interesse. (ikh hah-buh kighn in-ter-ES-se)
OK, I'll take it.
OK, ich nehme es. (oh-kay, ikh NAY-muh ess)
Can I have a bag?
Kann ich eine Tüte haben? (kahn ikh IGH-nuh TUU-tuh HAH-ben?)
Do you ship (overseas)?
Versenden Sie auch (nach Übersee)? (fayr-ZEN-den zee owkh [nahkh UU-ber-zay]?)
I need...
Ich brauche... (ikh BROW-khuh...) (BROW rhymes with cow)
...toothpaste.
...Zahnpaste. (TSAHN-pahs-teh)
...a toothbrush.
...eine Zahnbürste. (IGH-nuh TSAHN-buur-stuh)
...tampons.
...Tampons. (TAHM-pohns)
...soap.
...Seife. (ZIGH-fuh)
...shampoo.
...Shampoo. (SHAHM-poo)
...pain reliever. (e.g., aspirin or ibuprofen)
...Schmerzmittel. (SHMAYRTS-mit-tel)
Note: You will get medicine in pharmacies ("Apotheke" , with big red A-Sign) only, not in normal drugstores
.
...cold medicine.
...etwas gegen Erkältung. (ET-vahs GAY-gen ayr-KELT-oong)
...stomach medicine.
....Magentabletten. (MAH-gen-tah-BLET-ten)
...a razor.
...einen Rasierer. (IGH-nen rah-ZEER-er)
...a razor (blade)
...eine Rasierklinge. (IGH-ne rah-ZEER-kling-uh)
...an umbrella.
...einen Regenschirm. (IGH-nen RAY-gen-sheerm)
...sunblock lotion.
...Sonnencreme. (ZON-nen-kraym)
...a postcard.
...eine Postkarte. (IGH-nuh POST-kahr-tuh)
...postage stamps.
...Briefmarken. (BREEF-mahr-ken)
...batteries.
...Batterien. (baht-uh-REE-en)
...writing paper.
...Schreibpapier. (SHRIGHP-pah-peer)
...a pen.
...einen Stift. (igh-nen SHTIFT)
...English-language books.
...englischsprachige Bücher. (ENG-lish-shprahkh-ig-uh BUUKH-er)
...English-language magazines.
...englischsprachige Zeitschriften. (ENG-lish-shprahkh-ig-uh TSIGHT-shrift-en)
...an English-language newspaper.
...eine englischsprachige Zeitung. (IGH-nuh ENG-lish-shprahkh-ig-uh TSIGH-toong)
...an English-German dictionary.
...ein Englisch-Deutsch-Wörterbuch. (ighn ENG-lish-DOYTCH woor-ter-bookh)

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