EXCUSE ME in German + 7 extra phrases

Listen and learn how to say “Excuse me” in German and other important phrases.

Excuse me in German


Entschuldigen Sie!
Excuse me! (formal)

Excuse me! (informal)

Ich spreche kein Deutsch.
I don’t speak German.

Ich spreche nicht sehr gut Deutsch.
I don’t speak German very well.

Sprechen Sie Englisch?
Do you speak English? (formal)

Sprichst du Englisch?
Do you speak English? (informal)

Ja, ein bisschen.
Yes, a little.

Wie sagt man das auf Deutsch?
How do you say this in German?

Bitte sagen Sie das noch einmal.
Please say that again. (formal)

Bitte sag das noch einmal.
Please say that again. (informal)


Bitte sprechen Sie langsamer.
Please speak more slowly. (formal)

Bitte sprich langsamer.
Please speak more slowly. (informal)

Ich weiß.
I know.

Ich weiß nicht.
I don’t know.

Können Sie mir helfen?
Can you help me? (formal)

Kannst du mir helfen?
Can you help me? (informal)

Wo ist der Flughafen?
Where is the airport?

Wieviel kostet das?
How much does that cost?

Gute Reise!
Have a good trip!

Vielen Dank.
Thank you very much.

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Was ist Erfolg?

Erfolg ist die Summe der kleinen Bemühungen, Tag für Tag wiederholt.

= Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day in and day out.

Important phrases

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