Czech | Phrases - Travel | General

General - Essentials

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

General - Conversation

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

General - Complaints

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

General - Swearing

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