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    Default would british people say check out

    "What I hate most, is the way they always put the sweets at the check out so that, when I'm waiting in the queue, my son starts asking for them i front of everyone."

    My question is, do the British say at the checkout or the cash register? Would an American say "wait in the queue" or "wait in line"?

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    Default Re: would british people say check out

    Quote Originally Posted by ostap77 View Post
    "What I hate most, is the way they always put the sweets at the check out so that, when I'm waiting in the queue, my son starts asking for them i front of everyone."

    My question is, do the British say at the checkout or the cash register? Would an American say "wait in the queue" or "wait in line"?
    Americans wait in line but Canadians sometimes wait in the queue.

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    Default Re: would british people say check out

    Quote Originally Posted by freezeframe View Post
    Americans wait in line but Canadians sometimes wait in the queue.
    Would you have an answer to the question about the checkout? Or what do you guys say in Canada?

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    Default Re: would british people say check out

    Quote Originally Posted by ostap77 View Post
    Would you have an answer to the question about the checkout? Or what do you guys say in Canada?
    I don't know what Brits say.

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    Default Re: would british people say check out

    Quote Originally Posted by ostap77 View Post
    My question is, do the British say at the checkout or the cash register?
    Most of us say 'at the checkout' now, I think.

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