hello can you help me?

Spanish translation: Hola, ¿puede usted ayudarme?

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English term or phrase:Hello, can you help me?
Spanish translation:Hola, ¿puede usted ayudarme?
Entered by: Henry Hinds

06:16 Apr 11, 2005
English to Spanish translations [Non-PRO]
General / Conversation / Greetings / Letters
English term or phrase: hello can you help me?
A friewnd is going to Mexico, she needs to learn some useful sayings
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Hola, ¿puede usted ayudarme?
Explanation:
Ya
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Henry Hinds
United States
Local time: 20:36
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5 +8Hola, ¿puede usted ayudarme?
Henry Hinds


  

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Hola, ¿puede usted ayudarme?


Explanation:
Ya

Henry Hinds
United States
Local time: 20:36
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Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Ana Juliá
4 hrs
  -> Gracias, Ana.

agree  Marina56: Si, de acuerdo- y si se pregunta a una persona joven y se la trata de tú, se puede decir. ¡Hola! ¿puedes ayudarme?
5 hrs
  -> Gracias, Marina.

agree  Leticia Klemetz, CT
5 hrs
  -> Gracias, Leticia.

agree  Fuseila
5 hrs
  -> Gracias, Fuseila.

neutral  mps1: De acuerdo con Marina, el "usted" es redundante. En castellano existe el sujeto "tácito", que no existe en inglés.
6 hrs
  -> Precisamente, MP, puede uno escoger. Lo que pongo es lo más formal.

agree  Yvonne Becker
9 hrs
  -> Gracias, Smash.

agree  Gabriela Rodriguez
9 hrs
  -> Gracias, Gaby.

agree  Carmen Cieslar
19 hrs
  -> Gracias, Carmen.

agree  Adriana Casas
1 day 14 hrs
  -> Gracias, AMCG.
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