Taxifahren

 

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Good evening. Where are you heading?
Do you know where the Astoria Hotel is?
The one downtown?
Yes. Do you think we can make it in 20 minutes?
I can't promise anything but I think we will be fine.
Thank you. I have to be there at 6:30.
What brings you to the city?
Vacation. I'm going on a city sightseeing tour.
That's nice. Is it your first time in the city?
Not the first time, but I haven't been back in many years.
Here we are, Astoria Hotel.
How much do I owe you?
It's $18.20, please.
Here are $20, keep the change. Thank you very much.
 

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Do you know the Astoria Hotel is?
 
 
 
The downtown?
 
 
 
Yes. Do you think we can it in 20 minutes?
 
 
 
I can't promise but I think we will be fine.
 
 
 
 

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Lerne weitere wichtige Redewendungen

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How much is the fare to the airport?
Could you call a cab for me?
What is your destination?
May I have a receipt, please?
Do you mind if I open the window?
Could you wait for me here?
Just drop me off at the corner.
Could you switch the meter on, please?
How much is the fare to the airport?
 
Was kostet die Fahrt zum Flughafen?
 
Could you call a cab for me?
 
Könnten Sie für mich ein Taxi rufen?
 
What is your destination?
 
Wohin möchten sie?
 
May I have a receipt, please?
 
Könnte ich bitte eine Quittung haben?
 
Do you mind if I open the window?
 
Stört es sie, wenn ich das Fenster öffne?
 
Could you wait for me here?
 
Können Sie hier auf mich warten?
 
Just drop me off at the corner.
 
Setzen sie mich einfach an der Ecke ab.
 
Could you switch the meter on, please?
 
Könnten Sie bitte den Taxameter einschalten?
 
 
 

Cultural Notes

In North America taxis are often called cabs. It's common to tip your driver between 10-15%.

Landeskunde

In Nordamerika nennt man Taxis oft "Cabs". Es ist üblich ein Trinkgeld von 10-15% zu geben.

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Good evening. Where are you heading?
Do you know where the Astoria Hotel is?
The one downtown?
Yes. Do you think we can make it in 20 minutes?
I can't promise anything but I think we will be fine.
Thank you. I have to be there at 6:30.
What brings you to the city?
Vacation. I'm going on a city sightseeing tour.
That's nice. Is it your first time in the city?
Not the first time, but I haven't been back in many years.
Here we are, Astoria Hotel.
How much do I owe you?
It's $18.20, please.
Here are $20, keep the change. Thank you very much.
Good evening. Where are you heading?
Do you know where the Astoria Hotel is?
The one downtown?
Yes. Do you think we can make it in 20 minutes?
I can't promise anything but I think we will be fine.
Thank you. I have to be there at 6:30.
What brings you to the city?
Vacation. I'm going on a city sightseeing tour.
That's nice. Is it your first time in the city?
Not the first time, but I haven't been back in many years.
Here we are, Astoria Hotel.
How much do I owe you?
It's $18.20, please.
Here are $20, keep the change. Thank you very much.
 

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