At the Department Store
Telling what you want
I'd like to buy...
I'd like to see...
Will you show me...?
May I see...?
Have you got any...?
Do you sell...?
How much is this?
How much are these?
It's (They're)... a jin(a foot,each,a box,a set)...
They're sold by the pound(kilogram,jin,liang).
That's rather expensive,isn't it?
That seems reasonable.
Getting the right thing
Have you any larger ones?
Have you anything better(smaller,bigger)?
Have you any that don't cost so much?
Is this the only color(size,shape) you have?
Is this the only one you have?
It's just a bit too large(small,plain,gaudy)for me.
Making a decision
I'll take it(them,a jin,a box,two of them).
I'd like to have one of each (these two,this one and that one).
No,that's not what I want.
I think I'll look around a bit.
That's not what I'm looking for.
Sorry to trouble you.
Asking how much you have to pay
What does that come to?
How much is it altogether?
What size is it?
What's your size?
Is's just right.
It's (a bit) too tight(large,small)for me.
I wear size nine.
a pad of writing paper.
a pack of cigarettes(envelopes)
a cake of soap
a tube of toothpaste
a pair of trousers(glasses,socks,chopsticks)
a box of soap powder(paper clips,chocolates)
a bottle of wine(beer,ink)
a jar of pickles(jam,cold cream)
a can(tin)of fruit(fish,peas).
Complain about goods or services
I'd like to make a complaint,please.
I don't like to complain,but I've had a lot of trouble with...
I'm not the sort of person who normally complains,but...
I'm sorry.I'm not at all satisfied with your...
I have a complaint regarding your...
I want to complain about the quality of...
This kind of service just isn't good enough.
I'm very dissatisfied with...
Can I have my money back on...?
May I help you find something,or are you just looking?
I'm just looking.
Then.Take your time,please.
May I help you?
Could I have a look at those pens?
Certainly.These are thirty yuan each and theseare twenty-five.
Have you got anything a bit cheaper?
How about these?They are nine yuan each.
No,they're not quite what I want.Sorry to trouble you.
Not at all.
What can I do for you?
Do you have any blue shirts?
Yes.What's your size?
I'm not familiar with American size.
All right.Let me see.I think you'd wear a size8.Thisshirt is size 8.
It's pretty.May I try it on?
Sure.The fitting room is over there.
Would you give me some fruits?How much arethese oranges?
seventy cents a piece.
How about this one?
Sixty cents a piece.
Well,I'll take five of the seventy cent ones,and those grapefruits sweet?
Sure!They are very fresh,first of all.
We sell at a bargain,and you make a wise purchase if you buy them today.
Eighty cents only,a piece.
I follow you and I'll take three just for my trial.
Thank you very much and anything else?
That's all.Thank you.
Can I have my money back on this skirt?
Anything wrong with it?
Yes,this is defective.See?I didn't notice this hole when I bought it.
Oh,I'm very sorry about that.
You can change it for another one if you prefer.
If you have exactly the same one-same color,same design,
and same size,of course.
This one is the same size and color.But the design is different.