Re: [Czechlist] Re: "Free rooms" + hotel terminology
- On Mar 24, 2007, at 7:12 AM, dparrot@... wrote:
> Nevertheless, what would be idiomatic English for a receptionistRight. We have vacancies, rooms available, rooms for rent (if longer
> the guests that there are rooms in the hotel they can rent? (we have
> rooms for rent, rooms available, vacancy, or something like that?).
> Thanks a lot on behalf of my pretty granddaughter.
term), and an older term (somewhat out of use, I think) is room to let.
Your granddaughter isn't the only one. I once had breakfast with a
British woman who'd been working in Geneva for the UN, and her
English was ALL screwed up with Euro-English. The best was when she
asked, "Is there still enough place for me on the bus?"
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