If you are out with an English friend and you want to offer to pay, there are some great phrases that you can use to sound like a native English speaker. Read on for some great English pub language!
Offering to pay
When it’s time to pay, you can choose one of these natural English expressions to say to your friend:
“I’ll get these.”
“These are on me.”
“It’s my treat.”
Making sure your friend doesn’t pay
If you friend then tries to get out their wallet. You say:
“No really, I insist!”
By the way, you can also use all of this English vocabulary to buy somebody a coffee/cake in a café or to buy dinner in a restaurant!
If you want to buy drinks for everyone in your group
Test yourself on this English pub language
Using those little ‘Real English’ phrases will make your English sound great 🙂 Do you want to test yourself on this English pub language? See if you can remember the phrases from the prompts below:
- I’ll g________ t________
- These are o________ m________
- It’s m________ t________
- No really, I i________!
- It’s my r________ (for taking turns in a group)
What do you think? Could you use this English pub language the next time you are out having a drink with somebody?! I hope you will give it a try 🙂