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  • Hi my name is Alisa. Welcome to the top 25 German phrases. Let’s get started.

  • Hallo. “Hello.”

  • It’s usually used between friends and

  • usually you add Hallo. Wie gehts? It’s “Hello, how are you?”

  • Guten Morgen. “Good morning.”

  • and obviously it’s used invery casual would be justmorningMorgen.

  • Guten Tag. “Good afternoon

  • Guten Tag meansgood afternoonorgood day”. You don’t usually say it to friends.

  • Guten Tag.

  • Na klar. “Of course.”

  • Na klar meansof course”. I actually use it a lot. It’s very casual.

  • Kannst du mein Auto heute waschen? Na klar.

  • That would be actually really good, but it meanscan you wash my car today? Of course.”

  • Who wouldn’t want that, right?

  • Wie heißen Sie? “What’s your name?”

  • Wie heißen Sie? meanswhat’s your name?”

  • Wie heißen Sie? is a very formal way. To say it between friends and it would be more

  • Wie heißt du? Wie heißen Sie? Ich heiße Alisa.

  • What’s your name? My name is Alisa.”

  • Ich bin “I am

  • Ich bin heute gut drauf. “I am in a really good mood today.”

  • Ich bin im Urlaub “I am on vacation

  • Wie geht es Ihnen? “How are you?”

  • Wie geht es Ihnen? and then Mir get es gut.

  • How are you? I am good.”

  • Es freut mich Sie kennenzulernen. “Nice to meet you.”

  • Hallo. Wie gehts? Es freut mich Sie kennenzulernen. “Hello, how are you? Nice to meet you.”

  • It is a very common sentence.

  • Mir geht es gut, danke. Und Ihnen? “I'm fine, thanks. And you?”

  • Mir geht es gut, danke. Und Ihnen? “I am fine, thanks. And you?” It’s the answer

  • to if you get asked Wie geht es Ihnen? when you are talking to friends, you can actually

  • say Mir geht es gut, danke. Und dir?

  • Bitte. “Please.”

  • Bitte also meansyou're welcome”.

  • Danke, dass du heute Einkaufen warst. Bitte. “Thank you for going grocery shopping today,

  • you're welcome!”

  • Bis später. “See you later

  • Bis gleich means when you are actually meeting in maybe 5 to 10 minutes; and Bis später

  • is used mostly for example in the morning and you are going to meet during the evening.

  • Hallo, sollen wir heute Essen gehen? Ja gerne. Ja dann bis später. “Hello, should we go

  • have something to eat today? Yes sure! See you later.”

  • Ich glaube schon. “I think so.”

  • Meinst du wirnnen heute was Trinken gehen? Ich glaube schon. Yeah, “Do you think we

  • can go have drinks tonight? I think so.” Ich glaube schon is kind of like an uncertain

  • thing to say.

  • Dankethank you

  • Danke is very casual between friends and family. Wie geht es dir heute? Danke, sehr gut. “How

  • are you today? Thank you, I am fine.”

  • Gern geschehen. “You're welcome.”

  • Danke, dass du mir beim Umzug geholfen hast.

  • Gern geschehen. “Thank you for helping me move. You are welcome.”

  • Ja. “Yes.”

  • Ja meansyes”, and of course it’s a

  • very, very common word in German. You use it all the time when you are listening to

  • someone. JaKannst du heute bitte mit dem Hund spazieren gehen?

  • Ja. “Can you take the dog for a walk today? Yes.”

  • Nein. “No.”

  • Hast du am Samstag Zeit? Nein, leider nicht. ”Are you free on Saturday? No, sorry, I am not.”

  • Just saying nein is a little bit rude. So people just addno, I am not free”.

  • Okay. “Okay.”

  • It’s more used with friends and family and not at workplace.

  • When I was a child, I wasn’t allowed to say okay; for example, yeah, I

  • had to sayyesorno”, ja / nein, and of course okay is also used in, for example:

  • Wie geht es dir? Mir gehts okay. “How are you? I’m okay.”

  • Kannst du mir vielleicht deine Kamera heute ausleihen? Okay.

  • Could you lend me your camera today? Okay.”

  • Entschuldigungexcuse me”.

  • Entschuldigung, Sie haben gerade Ihre Schlüssel verloren. “Excuse me, you just dropped your keys.”

  • So yeahexcuse meand “I am sorrymeans both

  • Entschuldigung. It’s a very formal way to ask somebody for a favor.

  • Kein Problem. “No problem.”

  • It’s very common sentence. I use it all the time. Kein Problem. Kein Problem. …

  • If someone is going to be late, (he say) Ich komme erst in 10 Minuten.

  • KP! meansNo problem!”

  • Wie viel Uhr ist es? “What time is it?”

  • Yes obviously when you want to know the time, you ask this and it’s used at work.

  • It’s neither formal or casual. You can use it with

  • friends, you are in the city and you forgot your watch.

  • Entschuldigen Sie, wie viel Uhr ist es? “Excuse me, what time is it?”

  • It’s a very common phrase and used everywhere.

  • Einen Moment bitte. “One moment, please.”

  • You bought something and you want to return it.

  • Entschuldigen Sie, ichrde gerne etwas zurückschicken. Einen Moment bitte.

  • Excuse me, I would like to return something. One moment please.”

  • Ichtte gerne... “I would like…”

  • Ichtte gerne einen Salat mit Pommes. “I would like salad with fries.”

  • I would like a water.

  • Wie viel macht das? “How much is it?”

  • Ichtte gerne ein Kleid für eine Hochzeit. Wie viel macht das?

  • “I would like a dress for a wedding, how much is it?”

  • Zahlen, bitte. “The check, please.”

  • When you are ordering something and you are finished and you want to pay,

  • you usually say to the waiter or waitress. Zahlen, bitte.

  • Hilfe! “help!”

  • Hilfe likehelpis when you are in need of something or you can’t do it by yourself,

  • you scream or you say Hilfe!

  • Ich bräuchte Hilfe heute Abend. “I need help tonight.”

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