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Understanding Bitte. Bitte? Bitte! Bitte schön

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One of the most interesting word in the German language is “Bitte”. Did you know that the word or expression is used in many occassions and has different meanings? Let us make you an expert of the expression!

Bitte
Please

Bitte?
Pardon?

Bitte? May I help you

Bitte.
You are welcome

Bitte!
Here you go

Bitte schön Welcome

Let’s try it now!

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A: Guten Tag! Könnten Sie mir bitte helfen?

B: Ja, bitte. Wie kann ich Ihnen helfen?

A: Ich habe Kopfschmerzen. Könnten Sie für mich einen Kaffee bestellen?

B: Gerne, möchten Sie den mit oder ohne Zucker trinken?

A: Wie bitte?

B: Trinken Sie den mit oder eher ohne Zucker?

A: Mit Zucker bitte!

B: Alles Klar. Hier ist Ihr Zucker und gute Besserung!

A: Danke sehr!

B: Bitte sehr!

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Yes! Mastering German is not so easy. Wie bitte?

 

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