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Useful foreign phrases

Greetings and small talk

Welcome | Hello | Good morning | Good afternoon | Good evening | Good night | How are you? | Long time no see | Please | Thank you | Excuse me | Sorry | Goodbye | Bon voyage |

Getting to know people

Pleased to meet you | What's your name? | Where are you from? |

Language difficulties

I (don't) understand | Please say that again | Please speak more slowly | Please write it down | Do you speak English? | Do you speak ...? | Speak to me in ... | How do you say ...? | I don't know |

Difficult situations

Go away! | Leave me alone! | Help! Fire! Stop! | Call the police! |

Special occasions

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year | Happy Easter | Happy Birthday |

Other phrases

Good luck | Cheers! | Bon appetit | Would you like to dance? | How much is this? | Have a nice day | Where's the toilet? | Get well soon | I love you | I miss you |

'Useful' fun phrases

My hovercraft is full of eels | One language is never enough | Stop the world, I want to get off! | This gentleman/lady will pay for everything | Say cheese! |

Time expressions

Telling the time | Days of the week | Months of the year | Seasons |

Idioms

It's all Greek to me | It's raining cats and dogs | As easy as falling off a log | A sandwich short of a picnic | When pigs fly | Out of sight, out of mind | It's a small world

Idioms in: Czech | French | Russian | Slovak | Spanish

Tongue twisters

Proverbs and sayings

Proverbs in: Estonian | Indonesian | Kazakh | Manx | Language-related proverbs |

Signs

Entrance / Exit | No smoking | Open / Closed | Toilet signs (Gents / Ladies) |

Names of the seven dwarfs in various languages | Zodiac signs in various languages | Computer parts in various languages

Phrases in individual languages

  1. Afrikaans | Albanian | Aleut | Alsatian | Amharic | Arabic (Egyptian) | Arabic (Lebanese), Arabic (Modern Standard) | Arabic (Moroccan) | Aragonese | Armenian | Assamese | Azerbaijani |
  2. Banjar | Basque | Belarusian | Bengali | Bhojpuri | Bosnian | Breton | Bulgarian | Burmese |
  3. Cantonese | Catalan | Cebuano | Chabacano | Chamorro | Chechen | Cherokee | Chinese (Mandarin) | Cornish | Corsican | Croatian | Czech |
  4. Danish | Dutch |
  5. Estonian | Ewe |
  6. Faroese | Fijian | Finnish | French | Friulian | Frisian (North) | Frisian (West) |
  7. Galician | Gascon | Georgian | German | Greek (Modern) | Greek (Ancient) | Greenlandic | Gujarati |
  8. Haitian Creole | Hakka | Hausa | Hawaiian | Hebrew | Hindi | Hungarian |
  9. Iban | Icelandic | Ido | Igbo | Ilocano | Indonesian | Inuktitut | Iñupiaq | Irish (Gaelic) | Italian |
  10. Japanese | Javanese | Jenesch | Jèrriais |
  11. Kannada | Kazakh | Khmer | Kinyarwanda | Korean | Kurdish | Kyrgyz |
  12. Lakota | Lao | Latin | Latvian | Lithuanian | Low Saxon | Lozi | Luxembourgish |
  13. Macedonian | Malagasy | Malay | Malayalam | Maldivian | Maltese | Mam | Mandarin | Manx | Māori | Marathi | Mongolian |
  14. Nahuatl | Navajo | Ndebele (Northern), Nepali | Newari / Nepal Bhasa | Nogai | Norwegian |
  15. Occitan | Ojibwe | Okinawan | Old Russian | Oriya |
  16. Papiamento | Pashto | Persian (Farsi) | Polish | Portuguese (Brazilian) | Portuguese (European) | Punjabi |
  17. Quechua |
  18. Romanian | Romansh | Russian |
  19. Sakha | Sanskrit | Samoan | Sardinian | Scots | Scottish Gaelic | Serbian | Sesotho | Shanghainese | Shona | Sicilian | Sinhala | Slovak | Slovenian | Somali | Spanish | Sundanese | Swahili | Swedish | Swiss German (Basel dialect), Swiss German (Chur dialect), Swiss German (Lucerne dialect),
  20. Tagalog | Tahitian | Taiwanese | Tamil | Tatar | Telugu | Tetum | Thai | Tibetan | Tigrinya | Tok Pisin | Tongan | Tsotsil | Tswana | Tumbuka | Turkish | Tuvaluan |
  21. Ukrainian | Urdu | Uzbek
  22. Venetian | Vietnamese | Võro
  23. Welsh | Wolof
  24. Xhosa
  25. Yiddish | Yoruba | Yucatec Maya
  26. Zazaki | Zulu

Phrases in constructed languages (conlangs)

Esperanto | Interlingua | Ishirkian | Klingon | Lingua Franca Nova | Lojban | Talossan | Toki Pona | Wightian

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Asterix | Harry Potter | Lord of the Rings | Winnie the Pooh

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