Aqui estão algumas maneiras de se fazer um pedido em inglês seja ele de casamento, em um restaurante, no supermercado ou algo do tipo. Começamos pelos mais informais até o mais formais.
Hey, I need some change.
I’m all out of change.
You don’t have a quarter, do you?
Have you got a quarter, by any chance?
Could I borrow a quarter?
You couldn’t lend me a dollar, could you?
Do you think you could lend me a dollar?
I wonder if you could lend me a dollar.
Would you mind lending me five dollars?
If you could lend me five dollars, I’d be very grateful.
Could you possibly lend me your calculator?
Do you think you could possibly lend me your calculator?
I wonder if you could possibly lend me your calculator.
I hope you don’t mind my asking, but I wonder if it might be at all possible for you to lend me your car.
Referência: Functions of American English
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