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At the post office

At the post office

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Where is the nearest post office? Kd- j- n-------- p----? Kde je nejbližší pošta?
Kde je nejbližší pošta?
Is the post office far from here? Je t- d----- k n-------- p----? Je to daleko k nejbližší poště?
Je to daleko k nejbližší poště?
Where is the nearest mail box? Kd- j- n-------- p------- s-------? Kde je nejbližší poštovní schránka?
Kde je nejbližší poštovní schránka?
I need a couple of stamps. Po------- n------ z-----. Potřebuji několik známek.
Potřebuji několik známek.
For a card and a letter. Na p----- a n- d----. Na pohled a na dopis.
Na pohled a na dopis.
How much is the postage to America? Ko--- s---- p------- d- A------? Kolik stojí poštovné do Ameriky?
Kolik stojí poštovné do Ameriky?
How heavy is the package? Ko--- v--- t---- b----? Kolik váží tento balík?
Kolik váží tento balík?
Can I send it by air mail? Mo-- t- p----- l------? Mohu to poslat letecky?
Mohu to poslat letecky?
How long will it take to get there? Ja- d----- t- t---- n-- t- t-- d----? Jak dlouho to trvá, než to tam dojde?
Jak dlouho to trvá, než to tam dojde?
Where can I make a call? Kd- s- m--- z------------? Kde si mohu zatelefonovat?
Kde si mohu zatelefonovat?
Where is the nearest telephone booth? Kd- j- n-------- t-------- b----? Kde je nejbližší telefonní budka?
Kde je nejbližší telefonní budka?
Do you have calling cards? Má-- t-------- k----? Máte telefonní karty?
Máte telefonní karty?
Do you have a telephone directory? Má-- t-------- s-----? Máte telefonní seznam?
Máte telefonní seznam?
Do you know the area code for Austria? Zn--- p-------- R-------? Znáte předčíslí Rakouska?
Znáte předčíslí Rakouska?
One moment, I’ll look it up. Ok------ p------ s- p- t--. Okamžik, podívám se po tom.
Okamžik, podívám se po tom.
The line is always busy. Ta l---- j- p---- o-------. Ta linka je pořád obsazená.
Ta linka je pořád obsazená.
Which number did you dial? Ja-- č---- j--- v---- / v-----? Jaké číslo jste volal / volala?
Jaké číslo jste volal / volala?
You have to dial a zero first! Mu---- n------ v------ n---! Musíte nejprve vytočit nulu!
Musíte nejprve vytočit nulu!

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