Where is the baker's?

Dov'e' la panetteria?

How do I get to the chemist's, please?

Per favore, come faccio ad arrivare in farmacia?

Is there a book shop near here?

C'e' una libreria qui vicino?

Can you tell me where I can buy some cheese, please.

Per favore, mi puo' dire dove posso acquistare del formaggio?

Is it near here?

E' qui vicino?

It's very near.

E' molto vicino.

It's a fair way away.

E' piuttosto lontano.

It's about five minutes on foot.

Ci si impiega cinque minuti a piedi.


Can we have a look around?

Possiamo dare un'occhiata?

Can I help you?

La posso aiutare?

I'm just looking.

Sto solo dando un'occhiata.

I would like two postcards, please.

Per favore, vorrei due cartoline.

Give me eight oranges, please.

Per favore, mi dia otto arance.

Have you got a film?

Ha una pellicola?

Can I listen to it?

Posso ascoltarlo?

Can I try it on?

Lo posso provare addosso?

What size (clothing) is it?

Che misura e'?

What size (shoes) do you take?

Che misura ha di scarpe?

It's for a present.

E' per un regalo.

Can you gift-wrap it for me, please.

Per favore, mi puo' fare una confezione regalo?

How much is it?

Quanto costa?

I'll take it/them.

Lo/li prendo.

That is all.

E' tutto.

Do you have it in a different colour?

Lo avete in un colore diverso?

Do you take cheques?

Prendete gli assegni?

I only have a 50 franc note.

Ho solo una banconota da cinquantamila lire.


I would like a piece of cake.

Vorrei un pezzo di torta.

I would like a slice of ham.

Vorrei una fetta di prosciutto.

I would like a kilo of peaches.

Vorrei un kilo di pesche.

I would like a tin of tuna.

Vorrei una scatoletta di tonno.

I would like a packet of biscuits.

Vorrei un pacchetto di biscotti.

I would like a box of chocolates.

Vorrei una scatola di cioccolatini.

I would like two pineapples.

Vorrei due ananas.

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