English | Phrases - Travel | General

General - Essentials

Můžete mi pomoci, prosím?
Can you help me, please?
Asking for help
Mluvíte anglicky?
Do you speak English?
Asking if a person speaks English
Mluvíte _[language]_?
Do you speak _[language]_?
Asking if a person speaks a certain language
Nemluvím_[language]_.
I don't speak_[language]_.
Clarifying that you don't speak a certain language
Nerozumím.
I don't understand.
Explaining that you don't understand

General - Conversation

Dobrý den!
Hello!
Standard greeting
Ahoj!
Hi!
Informal greeting
Dobré ráno!
Good Morning!
Greeting used in the morning
Dobrý večer!
Good Evening!
Greeting used in the evening
Dobrou noc!
Good Night!
Greeting used when leaving in the evening/night or before going to bed
Jak se máš?
How are you?
Polite small talk enquiring about the other person's well-being
Dobře, díky.
Good, thank you.
Polite reply to 'How are you?'
Jak se jmenuješ?
What’s your name?
Asking the other person's name
Jmenuji se ___.
My name is ___.
Telling someone your name
Odkud jsi?
Where are you from?
Asking about someone's origin
Jsem z ___.
I am from___.
Answering about your origin
Kolik to je let?
How old are you?
Asking about someone's age
Je mi __ (let).
I am___years old.
Answering about your age
Ano
Yes
Positive reply
Ne
No
Negative reply
Prosím
Please
Filler word to add polite touch
tady prosím!
Here you go!
Used when giving something to someone
Děkuji.
Thank you.
Thanking someone
Moc děkuji.
Thank you very much.
Thanking someone very warmly
Není zač.
You're welcome.
Politely replying to a 'thank you'
Omlouvám se.
I am sorry.
Apologizing for something
Promiňte.
Excuse me.
Getting the attention of someone
To je v pořádku.
It's OK.
Replying to an apology if you accept it
V pořádku.
No problem.
Replying to an apology if you accept it
Pozor!
Watch out!
Making someone aware of a danger
Mám hlad.
I am hungry.
Used when feeling hungry
Mám žízeň.
I am thirsty.
Used when feeling thirsty
Jsem unavený(á).
I am tired.
Used when feeling tired
Je mi špatně.
I am sick.
Used when feeling sick
Nevím.
I don't know.
You don't know the answer to a question
Těšilo mě.
It was nice meeting you.
Polite good-bye phrase after first meeting
Na shledanou!
Goodbye!
Saying farewell

General - Complaints

Chtěl bych podat stížnost.
I would like to make a complaint.
Polite way of starting your complaint
Kdo to tu má na starost?
Who is in charge here?
Finding out who is responsible
To je naprosto nepřijatelné!
This is totally unacceptable!
Strongly expressing your dissatisfaction
Chci zpátky moje peníze!
I want my money back!
Asking for a refund
Čekáme tady už hodinu.
We have been waiting for over an hour.
Complaining about long waiting times

General - Swearing

Toto jídlo chutná jako hovno!
This food tastes like crap!
Rude way of showing displeasure with your food
To pití chutná jako chcanky!
This drink tastes like piss!
Rude way of showing displeasure with a drink
Toto místo je díra!
This place is a shithole!
Rude way of showing displeasure with an establishment
To auto je vrak!
This car is a wreck!
Rude way of showing displeasure with a car
Ta služba je na hovno!
The service sucks!
Rude way of showing displeasure with the service
To je naprostá zlodějna!
This is a total rip-off!
Rudely complaining about a high price
To je krávovina!
That is bullshit!
Rude way of showing disbelief in something someone said
Jste pěkný debil!
You are a stupid moron!
Insulting a person by criticizing his/her intelligence
Ty víš hovno!
You don't know shit!
Insulting a person by criticizing his/her knowledge
Odprejskni!
Piss off!
Rudely telling a person to leave immediately
Pojďme to vyřešit ven!
Let's settle this outside!
Asking a person to fight outside of an establishment