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Tuesday, April 3, 2012

In a Clothes Shop


Shopping for a Sweater

  • Can I help you?
  • Yes, I’m looking for a sweater.
  • What size are you?
  • (I’m) extra large.
  • How about this one?
  • Yes, that’s nice. Can I try it on?
  • Certainly, there are the changing rooms over there.
  • Thank you.
  • How does it fit?
  • It’s too large. Do you have a large?
  • Yes, here you are.
  • Thank you. I’ll have it, please.
  • OK, how would you like to pay?
  • Do you take credit cards?
  • Yes, we do. Visa, Master Card and American Express.
  • OK, here’s my Visa.
  • Thank you. Have a nice day!
  • Thank you, goodbye.


To explain what you want, use:

I’m, looking for something like this in green.
I’m looking for a jacket.
I want to get some trousers.
I’m looking for something for about $40.


Talking about colour:

  • Have you got another colour?
  • This is too dark/too light.
  • I like/don’t like this colour.


Talking about price

  • How much is it/are they?
  • Have you got anything cheaper?
  • Have you got anything more expensive?
  • That’s cheap/expensive; it’s too expensive.


Talking about size

  • What size is this?
  • Will this fit me?
  • Have you got anything bigger/smaller?
  • Have you got this in a bigger/smaller size?
  • It is/they are too big/small/short/long/tight/loose.
  • It/They won’t fit me


Asking about trying clothes on

  • I’d like to try this on
  • Where can I change?
  • Can I try these on?
  • Is there a changing room here?
  • Where can I try these on?

General conversations

  • Can I try these on?
  • Is there a changing room here?
  • What would you like to see?
  • I’d like to see your overcoats, please.
  • What kind of overcoats would you like to see?
  • I’d like to see your winter overcoats – probably wool.
  • I’d like to look at your sweaters, if I could.
  • Certainly. Any particular style?
  • Could I see some of the new styles, please?
  • Of course. Please step right this way.
  • I’m interested in seeing your summer suits.
  • What colour did you have in mind?
  • White, or some light colour, I think.
  • Step over to this other room with me, would you please?
  • That jacket you have on now seems to fit you very well.
  • What kind of material is this?
  • It’s a mixture – cotton and wool.
  • I’m not sure it’s heavy enough for the fall weather.
  • Here’s a very popular kind of sport coat – the most recent thing.
  • I notice there isn’t much padding in the shoulders.
  • No. It has a natural shoulder line.
  • I like the narrow lapels and the stitching on them.


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