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Where is the tourist information office? K-e-j- -----t-----in----ační---n----ř? K__ j_ t_________ i_________ k________ K-e j- t-r-s-i-k- i-f-r-a-n- k-n-e-á-? -------------------------------------- Kde je turistická informační kancelář? 0
Do you have a city map for me? M-že-- ---dát --án----t-? M_____ m_ d__ p___ m_____ M-ž-t- m- d-t p-á- m-s-a- ------------------------- Můžete mi dát plán města? 0
Can one reserve a room here? J------ mož-- r-ze-v---- h--e-? J_ t___ m____ r_________ h_____ J- t-d- m-ž-é r-z-r-o-a- h-t-l- ------------------------------- Je tady možné rezervovat hotel? 0
Where is the old city? Kde -e-star--m-sto? K__ j_ s____ m_____ K-e j- s-a-é m-s-o- ------------------- Kde je staré město? 0
Where is the cathedral? Kd- -- kated-á-a? K__ j_ k_________ K-e j- k-t-d-á-a- ----------------- Kde je katedrála? 0
Where is the museum? Kd- se---c-á-- -u-eu-? K__ s_ n______ m______ K-e s- n-c-á-í m-z-u-? ---------------------- Kde se nachází muzeum? 0
Where can one buy stamps? Kd---- ----é -o-p-t z--mky? K__ j_ m____ k_____ z______ K-e j- m-ž-é k-u-i- z-á-k-? --------------------------- Kde je možné koupit známky? 0
Where can one buy flowers? Kd- -e ----é----pit k--t-n-? K__ j_ m____ k_____ k_______ K-e j- m-ž-é k-u-i- k-ě-i-y- ---------------------------- Kde je možné koupit květiny? 0
Where can one buy tickets? K-- ---mo--é--ou-it-j--d-nky? K__ j_ m____ k_____ j________ K-e j- m-ž-é k-u-i- j-z-e-k-? ----------------------------- Kde je možné koupit jízdenky? 0
Where is the harbour / harbor (am.)? Kde-j- ----ta-? K__ j_ p_______ K-e j- p-í-t-v- --------------- Kde je přístav? 0
Where is the market? K-- je-t----ce? K__ j_ t_______ K-e j- t-ž-i-e- --------------- Kde je tržnice? 0
Where is the castle? Kde j- -á--k? K__ j_ z_____ K-e j- z-m-k- ------------- Kde je zámek? 0
When does the tour begin? Kdy začíná-p----íd-a? K__ z_____ p_________ K-y z-č-n- p-o-l-d-a- --------------------- Kdy začíná prohlídka? 0
When does the tour end? Kdy k--č---a-p-oh-í--a? K__ k____ t_ p_________ K-y k-n-í t- p-o-l-d-a- ----------------------- Kdy končí ta prohlídka? 0
How long is the tour? Ja- ----h--trv---a-p-o-lí-k-? J__ d_____ t___ t_ p_________ J-k d-o-h- t-v- t- p-o-l-d-a- ----------------------------- Jak dlouho trvá ta prohlídka? 0
I would like a guide who speaks German. Ch-i p-----c-,--t-rý---u-í n-meck-. C___ p________ k____ m____ n_______ C-c- p-ů-o-c-, k-e-ý m-u-í n-m-c-y- ----------------------------------- Chci průvodce, který mluví německy. 0
I would like a guide who speaks Italian. C--i-p--v-dce,-kte-ý --uví it-lsky. C___ p________ k____ m____ i_______ C-c- p-ů-o-c-, k-e-ý m-u-í i-a-s-y- ----------------------------------- Chci průvodce, který mluví italsky. 0
I would like a guide who speaks French. Chc- --ů-od--, kte----luví -r-n-o---k-. C___ p________ k____ m____ f___________ C-c- p-ů-o-c-, k-e-ý m-u-í f-a-c-u-s-y- --------------------------------------- Chci průvodce, který mluví francouzsky. 0

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