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Talking about consumer issues A’ bruidhinn mu chùisean luchd-caitheimh

What a good serviceAbair deagh sheirbheis

To ask if you may use something you can say the following.

an àite … instead of …

an àite an fhir seo instead of this one (masculine noun)

na àite in place of it (masculine noun)

an àite na tè seo instead of this one (feminine noun)

na h-àite in place of it (feminine noun)

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Lorna Haidh. Hi.
Shop assistant Haidh. Hi.
Lorna Am faod mi CD fhaighinn an àite na teip seo?
’S e preusant a bh’ ann bho mo bhràthair beag.
May I get a CD instead of this tape?
It was a present from my wee brother.
Shop assistant Cuin a cheannaich thu e? When did you buy it?
Brother An-dè. Yesterday.
Shop assistant Agus ’s e CD aig Wet Wet Wet a tha thu ag iarraidh na àite, an e? And it is Wet Wet Wet’s CD that you want instead of it, yes?
Lorna ’S e. Yes.
Shop assistant Feumaidh tu barrachd airgid a phàigheadh airson CD. You need to pay more money for a CD.
Lorna Tha fhios agam.
Dè na bhios e?
I know.
How much will that be?
Shop assistant Ceithir notaichean. Four pounds.
Lorna Ceart gu leòr.
’S e preusant daor a bha siud.
Alright.
That was an expensive present.
Woman Tha an cupa seo salach.
Tha mi ag iarraidh cupa eile an àite an fhir seo.
This cup is dirty.
I want another cup in place of this one.
Girl Tha mi duilich, madam. I’m sorry, madam.
Girl 2 A bheil sibh ag iarraidh bainne? Do you want milk?
Woman Tha, mas e do thoil e.
Tapadh leat.
Yes, please.
Thank you.
Girl 2 ’S e ur beatha. You’re welcome.
Girl A bheil sibh ag iarraidh siùcar? Do you want sugar?
Woman Tha, mas e do thoil e.
Tapadh leat.
Yes, please.
Thank you.
Girl ’S e ur beatha. You’re welcome.
Girl 2 A bheil sibh ag iarraidh tagsaidh dhan stèisean? Do you want a taxi to the station?
Woman Bhiodh sin math, tapadh leat. That would be good, thank you.
Girl Halò, tha sinn ag iarraidh tacsaidh.
Cha bhi an tagsaidh fada.
Hello, we want a taxi.
The taxi won’t be long.
Woman Mòran taing.
Abair deagh sheirbheis.
Beannachd leibh.
Many thanks.
What a good service.
Goodbye.