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    room/ bus numbers

    How do you say room numbers in Britain? For 123 is it- one, twenty-three or one two three? What about buses? Thanks in advance.


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    Re: room/ bus numbers

    Bus 30 = thirty
    Bus 100 = one hundred
    Bux X100 = x one hundred

    In hotels, Room 123 would probably be Room one twenty-three, Room 223 = Room two twenty-three. Normally the first digit indicates which floor the room is on.

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    Smile Re: room/ bus numbers

    Quote Originally Posted by Anglika View Post
    Bus 30 = thirty
    Bus 100 = one hundred
    Bux X100 = x one hundred

    In hotels, Room 123 would probably be Room one twenty-three, Room 223 = Room two twenty-three. Normally the first digit indicates which floor the room is on.
    Please, is it possible to hear or read ... (?)

    a) in a hotel:
    Please, Mr Smith, this is your key, room number twenty five.
    Please, turn right and take the number 25 room.

    b) waiting for a bus:
    Please, how do I get to the Main Street Mall?
    Take the number 10 bus!

    Thanks


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    Re: room/ bus numbers

    Quote Originally Posted by marciobarbalho View Post
    Please, is it possible to hear or read ... (?)

    a) in a hotel:
    Please, Mr Smith, this is your key, room number twenty five.
    Please, turn right and take the number 25 room. Turn right and room 25 [twenty-five] is on the left/right of the corridor.

    b) waiting for a bus:
    Please, how do I get to the Main Street Mall?
    Take the number 10 bus!

    Thanks
    Usually we do not start a sentence with Please. In dialogue #1, the receptionist would more likely say, "Here is your key, Mr. Smith. You are in Room twenty five."

    In dialogue #2, Excuse me, how do I ..."

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    Re: room/ bus numbers

    Please, turn right and take the number 25 room.


    What've I said? my mistake, I think it's a little bit heavy to be taken, the best choice would let it where it is and even better, take the key and have a nap. I made a mess with rooms and keys.

    Am I right?

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    Re: room/ bus numbers

    Quote Originally Posted by marciobarbalho View Post
    Please, turn right and take the number 25 room.


    What've I said? my mistake, I think it's a little bit heavy to be taken, the best choice would let it where it is and even better, take the key and have a nap. I made a mess with rooms and keys.

    Am I right?

    Thanks.
    Not a mess, but a bit of a confusion

    In this sentence, omit the comma - Please turn right - and "Take" is not a word that would be used in this situation - and you will find Room 25 on the left/right hand side - and your sentence is fine.

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