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    change for a five

    Hi

    A guy wanted to use a phone in a shop and asked a shop assistant: Do you have change for a five?

    Does it mean: Can you break five dollars for me?

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    Re: change for a five

    Quote Originally Posted by GUEST2008 View Post
    Hi

    A guy wanted to use a phone in a shop and asked a shop assistant: Do you have change for a five?

    Does it mean: Can you break five dollars for me?
    It means "do you have change for five dollars/pounds/euros?"(depending on country).

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    Re: change for a five

    The guy used quarters. He put them in the phone's slots. It was in the US.

    So I understand that he wanted to get as many quarters as possible for $5? Right?

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    Re: change for a five

    Quote Originally Posted by GUEST2008 View Post
    The guy used quarters. He put them in the phone's slots. It was in the US.

    So I understand that he wanted to get as many quarters as possible for $5? Right?
    Not necessarily. He might have been happy with four quarters and the rest in other coins or notes.

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