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    Default any proper words in this situation??

    When a person stepped out of a store after he found there wasn't the clothers he wanted after spending somewhat long time there, what words could he say to the clerks who helped him?

    I thought of "Thanks for helping me but I can't find what I want." or "Sorry but I can't find what I am looking for."
    Someone thought of "Excuse me."

    Do these things sound alright?

    And if he says "I'm sorry" to the clerk, is it alright? I heard that the words "I'm sorry" should be careful to use, in western world.

    What do you think about this?


    Thanks and happy Valentine's Day!!

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    Try:
    • Thanks for helping me, but I didn't find what I wanted.

    I wouldn't say "I'm sorry" in such a case as you really have nothing to be sorry for.

    :)

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    Default Re: any proper words in this situation??

    Quote Originally Posted by pb
    When a person stepped out of a store after he found there wasn't the clothers he wanted after spending somewhat long time there, what words could he say to the clerks who helped him?

    I thought of "Thanks for helping me but I can't find what I want." or "Sorry but I can't find what I am looking for."
    Someone thought of "Excuse me."

    Do these things sound alright?

    And if he says "I'm sorry" to the clerk, is it alright? I heard that the words "I'm sorry" should be careful to use, in western world.

    What do you think about this?


    Thanks and happy Valentine's Day!!
    I think RonBee hit the nail on the head. :)

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