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How to shop in Spanish Posted by on Oct 24, 2012 in Spanish Vocabulary

Hello, everybody!

I’m in the United States for a few weeks and as a tourist I’ve been doing some shopping so I thought I’d share some interesting and useful expressions you can use to shop in a Spanish-speaking country.

¿En qué puedo ayudarte? – How can I help you?
¿Cuánto cuesta(n)? – How are does it/do they cost?
¿Cuánto cuesta eso? – How much does that cost?
¿Cuánto vale(n)? – How much is it/are they worth?
¿Hay…? – Is there…? Are there…?
Quisiera… – I’d like to…
por favor – please
Quisiera probarlo. – I’d like to try it on.
Me lo quiero probar. – I want to try it on.
¿Hay en negro? – Do you have it in black?
¿Hay en otros colores? – Do you have it in other colors?
¿Tienen la talla…? – Do you have it … (medium, small, large)?
¿Se aceptan tarjetas de crédito? – Do you take credit cards?
Me llevo dos de esos. – I’ll take two of these.
Sólo estoy mirando. – I’m just looking.
¿Puedo curiosear? – Can I have a look around?
¿Me puede dar un recibo? – Can I have a receipt?
Voy a pensarlo. – I’ll think about it.
Vuelvo más tarde. – I’ll come back later.
¿A qué hora abren/cierran? – What time do you open/close?
¿Dónde está(n)…? – Where is/are…?
¿Dónde encuentro…? – Where can I find…?
Busco… – I’m looking for…
¿Venden…? – Do you sell…?
Queda grande/pequeño. – The fit is big/small.

Some useful vocabulary too!

pequeño – small
mediano – medium
grande – large
estrecho, apretado – tight
largo – long
ancho – wide
suelto – loose
(muy) de moda – (very) fashionable
la etiqueta – price label
vender – to sell
vendedor – salesperson
comprar – to buy
el probador – fitting room
empuje – push
tire – pull

Well, hope you have a good time shopping!

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About the Author: Adir

English / Spanish teacher and translator for over 20 years. I have been blogging since 2007 and I am also a professional singer in my spare time.


Comments:

  1. sev:

    gracias!