LoneAcorn Post time 2012-9-29 21:03:20

Daily conversations in Mandarin: Taking a taxicab

Below are some helpful sentences to guide Mandarin learners with conversations when taking a taxicab.

打车
(dǎ chē)
Take a taxicab


LoneAcorn Post time 2012-9-29 21:04:36

This post was edited by LoneAcorn at 2012-9-30 13:54



替我叫一辆出租车。
(tì wǒ jiào yí liàng chū zū chē.)
Please call a taxi for me.

你的出租车来了。
(nǐ de chū zū chē lái lè.)
Here's your taxi.

LoneAcorn Post time 2012-9-29 21:05:34

你要去哪儿?
(nǐ yào qù nǎ er?)
Where are you heading?

去超市。
(qù chāo shì.)
I’m going to the supermarket.

去虹桥机场。
(qù hóng qiáo jī chǎng.)
I'm going to Hongqiao airport.

请开一下后备箱。
(qǐng kāi yí xià hòu bèi xiāng.)
Please open the trunk.

你知道怎么去清华大学吗?
(nǐ zhī dào zěn me qù qīng huá dà xué ma?)
Do you know how to get to Tsinghua University?

请快一点。
(qǐng kuài yì diǎn.)
Please go a little faster.

我有急事。
(wǒ yǒu jí shì.)
I’m in a hurry.

请你不要太快,我害怕。
(qǐng nǐ bú yào tài kuài, wǒ hài pà.)
Please don’t go too fast, I’m scared.

大概要多长时间?
(dà gài yào duō cháng shí jiān?)
Roughly how long would it take?

五点能到吗?
(wǔ diǎn néng dào ma?)
Can we arrive by five o’clock?

LoneAcorn Post time 2012-9-29 21:06:12

This post was edited by LoneAcorn at 2012-9-30 07:04

你能停一下吗?
(nǐ néng tíng yí xià ma?)
Can you stop for a short while?

你能等我十分钟吗?
(nǐ néng děng wǒ shí fēn zhōng ma?)
Can you please wait for me for 10 minutes?

你有一块钱吗?
(nǐ yǒu yī kuài qián ma?)
Do you have one yuan?

去飞机场多少钱?
(qù fēi jī chǎng duō shǎo qián.)
How much does it cost to get to the airport?

到了, 下车吧!
(dào le, xià chē ba!)
Here we are. You may go down.

对不起, 我没带零钱。
(duì bu qǐ wǒ méi dài líng qián.)
Sorry, I do not have change/small bills.

能给我发票吗?
(néng gěi wǒ fā piào ma?)
May I have a receipt please?
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