Chinese | Phrases - Travel | Shopping

Shopping - Basics

Do you have ___?
您有___?(nín yǒu ___?)
Asking for a specific item
Where can I find ___?
我在哪里能买到___?(wǒ zài nǎlǐ néng mǎi dào ___?)
Asking for the location of a specific item
How much is this?
多少钱?(duōshǎo qián?)
Asking for the price of a specific item
Do you have anything that is less expensive?
您有便宜点的吗?(nín yǒu piányí diǎn de ma?)
Asking for a less expensive item
What time do you open/close?
您什么时候开门/关门?(nín shénme shíhòu kāimén/guānmén?)
Asking about opening/closing hours
I'm just browsing.
我随便看看。(wǒ suíbiàn kàn kàn.)
Letting the sales person know that you are just looking and don't need any help at the moment
I'll buy it.
我想要买这个。(wǒ xiǎng yāomǎi zhège.)
Stating your purchase decision
May I pay with credit card?
我可以拿信用卡支付吗?(wǒ kěyǐ ná xìnyòngkǎ zhīfù ma?)
Asking if the store accepts credit cards
May I have the receipt, please?
可以给我收据吗?(kěyǐ gěi wǒ shōujù ma?)
Asking for a receipt
May I have a bag, please?
可以给我一个袋子吗?(kěyǐ gěi wǒ yīgè dàizi ma?)
Asking for a bag
I would like to return this.
我想退了这件东西。(wǒ xiǎng tuìle zhè jiàn dōngxī.)
Explaining that you would like to return the item

Shopping - Clothes

May I try this on, please?
我可以试试这个吗?(wǒ kěyǐ shì shì zhège ma?)
Asking if you can try a garment on
Where are the changing rooms?
试衣间在哪里?(shì yī jiān zài nǎlǐ?)
Asking for the changing rooms
Do you have this in ___?
您这件衣服有___码的吗?(nín zhè jiàn yīfú yǒu ___ mǎ de ma?)
Asking for a specific clothing size
... small?
…小号?(…xiǎo hào?)
Clothing size
... medium?
…中号?(…zhōng hào?)
Clothing size
... large?
…大号?(…dà hào?)
Clothing size
... extra large?
…加大号?(…jiā dà hào?)
Clothing size
Do you have these shoes in size ___?
这双鞋您有___码吗?(zhè shuāng xié nín yǒu ___ mǎ ma?)
Asking for a specific shoe size
It's too small.
这太小了。(zhè tài xiǎole.)
Stating that the piece of clothing is too small
It's too big.
这太大了。(zhè tài dàle.)
Stating that the piece of clothing is too big
Does this look good on me?
我穿上好看吗?(wǒ chuān shàng hǎokàn ma?)
Asking for an opinion on the looks of the piece of clothing

Shopping - Haggling

I'll give you _[amount]_ for this.
我出__[金额数目]__钱。(wǒ chū__[jīn'é shùmù]__qián.)
Suggesting a starting price
That's way too expensive!
这个也太贵了。(zhège yě tài guìle.)
Objecting to a price because it is too high
I saw this for _[amount]_ somewhere else.
我在别的地方见过这个卖__钱。(wǒ zài bié dì dìfāng jiànguò zhège mài __ qián.)
Referring to a cheaper price at another store
_[amount]_ is my final offer!
__[金额数目]__,这是我能给的最高价。(__[jīn'é shùmù]__, zhè shì wǒ néng gěi de zuìgāo jià.)
Setting a final offer
Then I'm not interested.
那么我就不买了。(nàme wǒ jiù bú mǎile.)
Showing disinterest
Then I will go somewhere else.
我去别的地方看看。(wǒ qù bié dì dìfāng kàn kàn.)
Showing disinterest by threatening to leave
I can't afford it!
我买不起!(wǒ mǎi bù qǐ!)
Objecting to a price by saying you don't have this amount of money
That's more than I can really afford but I'll take it.
其实我根本负担不起,但是我还是会买。(qíshí wǒ gēnběn fùdān bù qǐ, dànshì wǒ háishì huì mǎi.)
Accepting the deal with feigned regret