Spanish Word of the Day Archive
Saturday April 18, 2009
Apart from meaning to ask for something, pedir also means to order something. It is a very useful word in restaurants, cafes and bars. When you’re ready to order, you can say:
I’m ready to order.
We’re ready to order.
When the waiter brings things, he might need to ask:
¿Quién pidio la sopa?
Who ordered the soup?
If your order is slow to come, you might need to remind the waiter:
Hemos pedido dos cafés y un té.
We ordered two coffees and a tea.
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