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Greetings & Farewells
EnglishGerman
Hello !Hallo!
Hello ! lit. Good Day!Guten Tag !
Good morning !Guten Morgen !
Good evening !Guten Abend !
Nice to meet youFreut mich
How are you? or
What's up?
Wie geht es dir? or
Wie geht's dir?
How are you?Wie geht es Ihnen?
The first (with: dir) is used amongs friends, when speaking to a child, etc'. The second (with Ihnen) is used in the formal (polite speech). More»
My name is ..., and whats yours?Mein Name ist ..., und wie heissen Sie?
I am from ..., and you?Ich komme aus ..., und Sie?
GoodbyeAuf Wiedersehen
Bye  (slang)Tschüß!
(have a) nice daySchönen Tag noch
Laters  (slang)Bis dann
(Have a) nice weekendSchönes Wochenende
Good nightGute Nacht
See you soonBis bald
It was my pleasureHat mich sehr gefreut
Sleep tightSchlaf gut
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Behaving Yourself
EnglishGerman
PleaseBitte
Yes, pleaseJa, bitte
Excuse meEntschuldigung
SorryEntschuldigung
I am sorryEs tut mir Leid
Unfortunately notLeider nicht
Thank you !Danke !
Thank you very much !Danke schön !
No, thank youNein, danke
May I ?Darf ich ?
You are very niceSie sind sehr nett
Could you please ...Könnten Sie bitte ....
Yes, With pleasure !Ja, gerne !
My pleasure (reponse to thank you)Gern geschehen !
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Basic Conversation
EnglishGerman
I don't speak GermanIch kann kein Deutsch
Do you speak English?Sprechen Sie Englisch?
Do you like to dance?Tanzen Sie gern?
I like itDas gefällt mir
I don't like itDas gefällt mir nicht
I am tiredIch bin müde
What are you doing?Was machst du?
Where are you from?Wo kommen Sie her?
I am twenty years oldIch bin zwanzig Jahre alt
Where are you working?Wo arbeiten Sie?
I need to go to the restroomsIch muss ins WC
Do you have brothers or sisters?Haben Sie einen Bruder?
Do you have kids?Haben Sie Kinder?
I love youIch liebe dich
I miss youIch vermisse dich
The weather is niceDas Wetter ist schön
Hurry up ! We have no time !Schnell ! Wir haben keine Zeit !
We will arrive too lateWir kommen zu spät an
Happy birthday !Zum Geburtstag !
Congradulations !Gratuliere !
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Getting Around
EnglishGerman
Excuse me, what time is it?Entschuldigung, wieviel Uhr ist es?
How do I get to the train station?Wie komme ich in den Bahnhof?
When does the train leave?Wann fahrt der Zug ab?
Do you have a map?Haben Sie eine Landkarte?
May I come inside?Darf ich reinkommen?
Please stop at the next bus stopBitte halten Sie an der nächsten Bushaltestelle
Where are you heading (driving to)?Wohin fahren Sie?
When will we arrive?Wann kommen wir an?
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