Translation:I do not like the food here, I do not want to leave a tip.
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This is how tipping works in America, where it's somehow legal for a resturaunt to pay less than minimum wage. In most parts of the world, resturaunts legally have to pay wages that would otherwise be covered by tips, and hence you only tip if you genuinely enjoyed the service.
In many countries tips are discretionary, and wait staff have proper wages (this is only right, they work for a living they shouldn't be reliant on hand outs like a beggar), meaning if you got good service then you leave a tip. But I cannot justify refusing to leave a tip because you don't like the food at the restaurant. Especially if you said everything was fine when the waiter asked if everything was OK .
You know not all countries work like crappy USA right? In most of the world, waiters get a fair wage and tipping is only a sign of appreciation. Then in most of Asia tipping is non-existent, it's not even expected of you! Which is why it pisses me off when tourists do tip over there. Adjust to the culture of the country you're visiting, and don't spread a tipping culture if a country doesn't have that. I only leave tips in countries where tipping is a thing, and only if I liked the food AND the service was good. Grumpy waiter or slow service? Yeah, forget your tip. Remind me to never visit the US ever in my life, because it pisses me off that I should be the one paying someone's wage. That should be the restaurant's owner doing that and for me, that's not what tips are for. Tips are for showing you liked the food/service. Period.
Here, we do leave tips, but it's at the discretion of the customer. It's illegal not to pay wait staff the at least the minimum wage, and illegal for restaurants to use tips to make up wages. It's also common practice for tips to be pooled and shared between staff at the end of the month and this often includes kitchen staff as well, as they're also responsible for the customer's experience but don't get the opportunity to be tipped directly.
Actually, this example makes sense. You don't have to worry about the server spitting in your food or being rude to you on a second visit because you won't be back. Tipping in the USA has become a bribe to not be treated badly on return visits. If you won't return to the restaurant, no reason to feel the need to tip.
Do you realize that in the United States right now (2021) minimum wage for "tipped employees" (such as restaurant servers) is $2.13 an hour? Some states have state laws with a higher "tipped employee" minimum wage, but in more than half of states, ut's still less than $5 an hour. In the United States, tips are literally the server's paycheck. In theory a server can demand that their employer pay them "make up tips" if the server doesn't actually make enough tips to make minimum wage, but from what I've seen in practice, it's hard to get a restaurant to actually pay them. And even if the restaurant does pay up...the server is still only making minimum wage.
Restaurants are legally required to pay "make up tips," but that doesn't mean that they do. It can be very hard for a server to "prove" how much they actually did or did not make in a world where cash tips exist, and they're ofyen a general assumption that you're judt sticking cash in your pocket and not reporting it. I used to work in a restaurant that assumed--recorded in their actual business records--that servers were tipped 20% on every single table they waited. The restaurant didn't even have a process for asking, let along recording or making up for, how much servers actually made in tips.
"Give a tip" is perfectly fine in English. People usually say "leave a tip" because it's common to leave the money on the table when you walk out.
At other times, people hand the money directly to the server and also say a nice comment. You wouldn't say, "I'm leaving you a $50 tip because the service was so good" as you put the money directly in their hand. You would say "I'm giving you a $50 tip because the service was so good."
Either "leave" or "give" can be used.
Not tipping because the service was bad is one thing, and somewhat justified. Not tipping a server because the food was bad is completely different. One does not tip or not tip on food, except in the case of a private chef. In a restaurant, tips go to the servers/bartenders and never go to the back of the house who prepare the meal. Punishing a server because a chef/cook has made crappy food is akin to shooting the messenger because they have bad news to share.
The word bank is missing both "the" and "here," which makes it impossible to answer the question correctly. I did the best I could with what I had to work with, which was "I do not like food. I do not want to leave a tip." My only leftover words were "girl," "week," and "treat." It was marked incorrect. 04/16/19
"I didn't like the food here, I don't want to leave a tip" not accepted even though this is the correct answer. If you do not like the food, why do you enter the place to start with? If you had entered not knowing whether the food would be good and you didn't like it, then you decide about tipping (I am commenting on the grammar here, not behaviour)
Tips are for waiters, bussers, food Runners and bartenders, none of whom make your food. Never ever think this way, cooks are paid hourly&make no tips, if you don't like your food & your waiter at minimum tries to help you fix it, you tip & tip well, because it isn't their fault nor mistake&they still try to take the responsibility for it & fix it. Service industry workers need tips. Absolutely never think like this sentence, or you're actively hurting just your waiter. The cooks & restaurant owner already get their pay from the bill pre-tip
Tip the server. As an American, this is one time when I would not follow another country's lead, unless I fully understood it. It is definitely NEVER the server's fault that the food is not to your liking. You can almost never go wrong-- in any country -- showing your appreciation monetarily in the form of a tip.