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"La cuenta, por favor."

Translation:The check, please.

January 6, 2013

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/TilEulenspiegel

I think "The bill, please" should be acceptable in the English translation. As far as I know, only we Americans use the word "check" in this context, though it would be understood in the UK, etc.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/grafduckula

"The bill, please" is accepted (Jun 18, 2015).


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/billmei

I feel like this sentence should go a LOT earlier in the tree, like in the "Phrases" unit. It was one of the most useful phrases for me to know after arriving in Spain.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/7895123G

More useful: "Mi amigo va a pagar."


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/dunk999

The German lessons had an early sentence that I love. "Sofern du bezahlst, trinke ich." -> "As long as you are paying, I am drinking."


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Rhomeister

Is this a polite way of asking for the bill? My Mexican friend always says "me puedes dar la cuenta, por favor?" (if I remember correctly).


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/plauben

to say "the count, please" is not unusual when there is an election, or figuring out how many items there are ...


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/t.winkler

the second most important sentence after "donde está el baño?" :-)


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Michel-Ange Chevry

I said "The tab, please." The "tab" is the "bill."


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/vistariamoth

oh....cuento is story and cuenta is chec...ok

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