SPECIAL OCCASIONS

Congratulations!

Gratulation! / Gratuliere!

Happy Birthday!

Alles Gute zum Geburtstag!

Happy Christmas!

Frohe Weihnachten!

Happy New Year!

Glückliches Neujahr!

Happy Easter!

Frohe Ostern!

Good Luck!

Viel Glück! / Alles Gute!

Enjoy the meal!

Guten Appetit!

Have a safe journey!

Gute Fahrt / Reise!

Have a good holiday!

Schöne Ferien!

Take Care!

Seien Sie vorsichtig!

Have a nice day!

Einen schönen Tag allerseits!

ETIQUETTE

Please

Bitte

Thank you (very much)

Danke (schön) / (Vielen Dank)

Excuse me

Entschuldigung Sie bitte

I'm sorry, but...

Es tut mir leid, aber...

That's a shame

Das ist aber schade

May I... ?

Darf ich... ?

QUESTION WORDS

Where?

Wo?

When?

Wann?

Why?

Warum?

What?

Was?

Who?

Wer?

How?

Wie?

How much/many?

Wieviel / Wie viele?

Is/are there?

Gibt es?

GENERAL RESPONSES

Yes

Ja

No

Nein

That depends

Das kommt darauf an

I don't know

Ich weiß nicht

I don't think so

Das glaube ich nicht

I suppose so

Ich nehme an

I think so

Ich glaube schon

It doesn't matter

Es macht nichts

I don't mind

Es ist mir egal / gleich

Of course

Natürlich

True

Richtig / Das ist wahr

With pleasure

Mit Vergnügen

GREETINGS

Hello

Hallo

Good day

Guten Tag / Morgen

Good evening

Guten Abend

Good night

Gute Nacht

Hi

Hi / Tag

Good bye

Auf Wiedersehen

Bye

Tschüß

See you soon

Bis bald

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