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February 13, 2012
00:41
casanovaeuropa

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Hello, I work in a market, and very often I see mandarin Chinese people come in, try to pay in food stamps cards but have no money on the card. I want to be able to communicate with them since most are over 70 and cannot speak a word of English. Even if I had the traditional Chinese characters for these phrases so that I could pull them out and show it to the customer.

I'd like to see if anyone here could translate this for me…

Sorry, my mandarin Chinese is limited, there is no money on your card and so you must pay cash.

If anyone is able to do this for me, thank you so much.

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February 20, 2012
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Sebastien_K

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對不起,我說普通話說得不多,這盤卡片沒有錢,所以您要用現金付錢。

 

There is your sentence (fluent speakers are welcome to correct usage inconsistencies).

February 22, 2012
19:19
Edmundyong
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我的中文不好。您的卡没钱了,请您付现金好吗?谢谢。

*您is much more polite than 你 .

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