Por Favor en Gracias
Common Courtesy Phrases
Phrases like “Please” and “Thank
you” have been taught to us since we were small children. They are
commonly used in everyday life and project a sense of respect and
courtesy among people. Irregardless of what some might think, common
courtesy is what will get you further in life, while also leaving a
“Thank you”. We've heard and have
said it ourselves. Now how do we say it in the Spanish language?
There are many ways, but a short, and common way to say it is
“Gracias.”. For example, if someone holds the door for you, you'd
reply with “Gracias.”. “Gracias” is only one of the many ways
to express gratitude in the Spanish language.
Ever accidentally bumped into someone
or tried getting their attention? These situations usually start with
someone saying “Excuse me”. In English, there aren't many ways in
which you can say it. This is where the complex language of Spanish
comes in! There are multiple ways in which “excuse me” can be
said in Spanish. And each of them have different feelings/meanings
We've all wanted something so
bad, that we've practically begged before. Or, because it is polite
to your partner, you say “Please” when asking for something or
someone. In spanish, “please” is said as “Por favor”. This
term is always needed when wanting something. And prevents you from
sounding rude. It is a less demanding word and shows your proper
In order to know proper etiquette in Spanish, you will need to know:
The three ways to say "Thank You"
The three ways to say "You're welcome" and the differences between the usages.
And how to say "Please"
Advert your eyes to the ways of saying these phrases below:
The video below will show the different uses of "Thank you", "Please", and "You're welcome."