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"Quiero un vaso de leche por favor."

Translation:I want a glass of milk please.

5 years ago

7 Comments


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Is "Quiero" (I want) considered to sound rude? For example, in English, if I am ordering something from a menu, I would say "I would like".

5 years ago

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I don't think it is rude. I hear it said that way in Mexico. Also I have heard "toco" when ordering a drink.

5 years ago

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Okay. Muchas gracias!

5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/stermond

Not at all! :) "i would like" is "me gustaria" and in ordering that wouldn't be used...we usually say "yo voy a querer/yo quiero...las enchiladas verdes"

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/mexicanfoodfreak

"Me gustarian unos mole poblano." (I would like some mole poblano.) This statement is considered more polite in a restaurant than, "Me gustan unos mole poblano." (I like mole poblano.) A discussion of this topic by tontitofrito can be found on youtube (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zvN-cPkdV2A&list=PLEFD56D34AF2AA003).I found the people in Mexico to be very friendly and appreciative of any effort to speak their language.

5 years ago

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I would appreciate if someone can suggest alternative phrases to ask for a glass of milk, which would be more polite or formal. thanks.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/bodwomon

I've heard both vaso de leche and vaso con leche before. Which is the correct term?

1 year ago