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English for taxi drivers ! cab driver ! rickshaw driver  In Urdu!Hindi

English for taxi drivers/cab driver/rickshaw driver  In Urdu Part One By Tariq Aziz

 

Welcome

Hi / Hello

Good morning

صبح بخیر

Good afternoon

سہہ پہر بخیر

Good evening

شام بخیر

How are you today?

آج آپ کا کیا حال ہے؟

App kaisey hai ajj

Hi. I can take 4 passengers.

Main 4 musafiro ko le ja sakta ho

Destination  manzil/ jaha per pohanchuna hota hai

 

Where can I take you?

Main app ko kaha le kar jao

 

Where are you going?

App kaha ja rahe hai

 

What’s your destination?

App ki manzil manzil kiya hai

 

I don’t know that place.

Main woh jaga nehi janta

 

Can you show me the way?

kiya app majhey rasta bata ya dheka sakte hai

 

I don’t know that place. Do you have a map?

Main wooh jaga nehi janta kiya app k pass naksha hai

 

Can you show me on this map?

Kiya app majhey nakshey mein dheka sakte hai

 

Can you guide me where is that place

Kiya app majhey hidyat da sakte hai k wooh jaga kaha hai

 

Are you in a hurry?

Kiya app jaldi mein hai

 

It is very close.

Yeh bohat nazdeek hai

 

It is pretty far away.

Yeh bohat door haii

 

It will take about 15 minutes.

Pohanchey mein 15 min lagey gai

 

It takes about one hour to get there.

Waha pohanchney mein aik ganta lagey ga

Do you know the address of the restaurant?

Kiya app ko address pata hai hotel ka

Understanding the passenger

 

Speak slowly, please.

Sorry, I don’t understand

Please speak more slowly.

Yes, I understand. I’ll take you there.

No problem.

Sorry, I do not understand.

Would you mind repeating that please?

Pardon Please?

I don’t understand what you said?

Can you repeat?

There is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so.

WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE, Hamlet

 

Part Two By Tariq English for taxi drivers In Urdu Part Two By Tariq

Special instructions / requests

 

I’ll put your luggage in the boot/trunk.

Main app ka saman gari ki pichy rakh deta ho/ya dingi mein

 

Put on your seat belt, please.

Seat belt laga le

 

Is it okay if I open a window?

Kiya yeh theak ager main khirki ka sheesha khul do

 

Is the air-conditioning okay?

Kiya ac ki hawa theak hai

 

Please don’t eat in the car.

Barey meharbani car ka ander mat khaye

 

No smoking, please.

Barey meharbani cigerate na piye

 

Do you want me to wait?

Kiya app chahte hai main intizar karo

 

Traffic conditions

 

It’s rush hour.

Yeh traffic jam ka waqt hai/ yeh rash ka waqt hai

 

There’s a traffic jam.

Traffic jam hai

 

The traffic is bad over there. You’ll get there faster if you walk from here.

Waha traffic bohat ziyda hai ager app chal kar yaha se jaye toh waha jaldi pohanch jate hai

 

I think there’s been an accident.

Mere khayal sey waha hadsa hua hai

 

I’ll try a different way.

Main koshish karo ga kio aur rasta se le chalo

 

No service

I am sorry, that is out of my service area, but I do know taxis that can go there.

Main mazrat chahta ho yeh mere area mein nehi ata lekin main janta ho who taxis jo waha ja sakti hai

 

Sorry, I am not registered to go to the airport.

Mazrat main airport janey k liye registered nehi ho

 

Sorry, that is out of my boundaries.

Mazrat chahta ho yeh meri hadhood sey bahar hai

 

I can’t go there. I would have to come back without a fare.

Main waha nehi jaa sakta kyon k majhey wapis ana parhe ga baghair karaey k

 

Sorry, I don’t go to the airport.

Mazrat chahta ho main airport nehi ja sakta

 

I’m all done for the day / night.

Main tamam din raat ki taxi chala chukka ho

 

I have to return the car on time.

Majhey waqt per car lutaney hai

 

My car needs servicing.

Meri car mein kuch kam hai ya service ki zarrort hai

 

I’m sorry. Have a nice day.

Mazrat chahta ho app ka din acha rahe

 

I can call another cab company for you if you would like

I can call another driver/company for you.

Main app k liye kio aur driver bulwa sakta

 

If I go all the way out there, the price would double since I would come back empty.

Ager main waha jao ga toh double paisey lo ga kyon majhey waha sey ya itni door sey khali ana parhe ga

 

Learning is a gift even when pain is the teacher

 

English for  cab drivers In Urdu Part Three By Tariq

 

Small talk

 

Have you been here before?

Kiya app pehle kabhi yaha aye hai

 

Are you from around here?

Kiya app yahi sey hai

 

How do you like Bangkok / Uk /Pakistan etc?

App ko kaisa laga ya lagta hai

 

Are you here on business?

Kiya app yaha karobar k liye aye hai

 

Are you staying long?

Kiya app yaha kafi time tak ruk rahe hai

 

Good weather, huh? Not too hot, not too cold.

Acha mosam hai na ziyda garam na ziyda thanda

 

I hope the weather gets better for you.

Main umeed karta ho yaha ka pani ya mosam app k liye behtar ho ga

 

If you need a taxi, feel free to call me anytime. Here is my number. 00923433498272

Ager app ko kabhi bhi taxi ki zarrort ho majhey call karey 0343-3498272

 

Watch out for cars when you get out.

Gariya dhek kar bahar nikaliye ga
zara samjbhal kar bahar nikalna ya gariya dhek kar

Things a passenger could say

Can I get a ride?

Kiya majhey sawari mil sakti hai

 

How many people can you fit?

Tum kitne logo ko leja sakte ho ya bitha sakte ho

 

How long will it take?

Kitna waqt lage ga janey mein

 

Please wait for me.

Mera intizar kijjye ga

 

You can keep the meter running.

Tum meter ko chalne da sakte ho

 

I’m in a bit of a rush.

Main thora jaldi mein hoo

 

Can we get there by 10 o’clock / noon / 4pm / etc?

Kiya hum waha 10 baje tak pohanch jaye gai

 

Could you slow down, please?

Barimeharbani Kiya tum thori slow karo gai  
Barimeharbani kiya tum thori gari slow chaloo gai

 

Is this the quickest way?

Kiya yeh taaz aur jaldi pouchney wala rasta hai

 

 

Do you take credit cards?

Kiya tum credit cards lete ho

 

Do you have change?

Kiya tumhrey pass khula hai

 

Keep the change.

Baki paisey rakhe  ya ریز گاری تم لے لو۔

 

Thanks for the ride / lift.

Sawari k liye sukriya

Fare and fees

 

The total price is $10.

App k total 10 $ hue hai

 

Thank you for the tip.

Sukriya tip/bakish/inaam k liye

 

Do you have smaller notes/bills?

Kiya app k pass chota note hai

 

I don’t have any change.

Mere pass khula nehi hai

 

The fare is 15 dollars.

Kariya 15$ hai

 

If you want me to go on the toll road, you will need to pay the fee.

Ager app majhey toll strak per le jana chahta hai toh app ko paisey deney parhey gai

 

I do not have any change for a hundred.

Mere pass 100 ka khula nehi hai

Goodbye

Alvida

 

Watch out for motorcycles before getting out!

Bahar nikalte waqt gariyo ko dhek kar nikalna

 

Don’t forget your things.

Apni cheazien mat bhooliye ga

 

Thank you for your business.

Karoobar k liye sukriya

 

Hope to see you again.

Umeed karta ho dobra mulaqat ho gi

 

It’s been nice chatting with you.

App se baat kar k acha laga

 

Enjoy your stay in Thailand / China / etc.

China/Thailand mein apne qayam se luff uthaye

 

You’re welcome.

Khushamdeed/ ya kio baat nehi or khair hai

 

Watch your step when you get out.

Bahar nikalte hue khayal ya atiyat rakhiye ga

 

Do not forget your bags.

Apna saman ya bag mat bholiya ga

 

It has been nice talking to you.

App sey baat kar k acha laga

 

I hope you enjoy your stay

Main umeed karta ho app apney qayam sey luffandoz hogey

 

“It does not matter where you go and what you study, what matters most is what you share with yourself and the world.”

 

Your life does not get better by chance

It gets better by change

 

English Vocabulary for taxi drivers/ cab ddrivers/rickshawdrivers  In Urdu Part Four By Tariq

 

Part Four Vocabulary For Taxi Drivers In English With Urdu Translation

Word Meaning Urdu Meaning
Passenger person travelling in car, bus, train (not the driver) مسافر
Van a larger taxi that has more seats بڑی گاڑی
drop off the taxi drops you off at your destination ٹیکسی اپنی منزل مقصود پر آپ
pick up the taxi picks you up at your current location
اٹھا لینا
پکڑ لینا
Cab short form for a taxi cab ٹیکسی
Car seat a seat for a child کار سیٹ
Tip the extra money you offer for safe, friendly, and prompt service بخشش 
تھوڑی سی اضافی رقم
location 

 

your current place مقام
Luggage your bags and suitcases سامان کے بیگ
سفری سامان

flag or flag down
to indicate that you want a taxi or bus to stop روکنے کا اشارہ کرنا
flat fee fixed price مقررہ قیمت
destination place where you want to go منزل
Map diagram or picture showing streets and roads نقشہ
in a hurry rushed; need to go fast جلدی میں
expressway/motorway fast road ایکسپریس وے / موٹروے
toll way fast road with fee فیس

تیز سڑک

 

toll Fee/ charge اُجرَت
boot / trunk box at back of car for luggage, cases etc ڈگی
accident crash; a car hitting another car or a person حادثہ
fee price; charge اُجرَت
note/bill paper money پیسے
boundaries Limits حدود
Seat belt

 

Last English Lesson For Taxi Drivers by tariq aziz

Part Five conversation between a taxi driver and passenger In Urdu

Read this conversation between a taxi driver and passenger. Then do the test to check your understanding.

Taxi driver: Hi. Where are you going?

ٹیکسی ڈرائیور: ہیلو. آپ کہاں جا رہے ہیں؟

Passenger: To the train station, please.

 

مسافر: ٹرین اسٹیشن تک، براہ مہربانی.

Taxi driver: Shall I put your bag in the trunk?

ٹیکسی ڈرائیور: کیا میں آپ کا سامان ڈگی میں رکھو

Passenger: No thanks. I’ll keep it with me. How long will it take to the station?

مسافر: کوئی بات نہیں شکریہ. میں اسے اپنے ساتھ رکھونگا. کتنا وقت لگے گا اسٹیشن جانے میں؟

Taxi driver: About 30 minutes. Are you in a hurry?

ٹیکسی ڈرائیور: 30 منٹ لگے گے. کیا آپ  جلدی میں ہیں

Passenger: Yes, I’m a bit late.

مسافر: جی ہاں، مجھےتھوڑی  دیر ہوگئی

Taxi driver: We can take the expressway. There’s an extra charge, okay?

ٹیکسی ڈرائیور: ہم ایکسپریس وے لے سکتے ہیں.  اضافی پیسے لگے گے

Passenger: That’s okay, thanks.

مسافر: یہ ٹھیک ہے، شکریہ.

Taxi driver: Fasten your seatbelt, please.

ٹیکسی ڈرائیور: آپ سیٹ بیلٹ باندیں، براہ مہربانی.

Passenger: Okay.

مسافر: ٹھیک ہے.

Taxi driver: Here’s the expressway. Can I have $3 for the fee?

ٹیکسی ڈرائیور: یہاں ایکسپریس وے ہے. کیا میں فیس کے لئے $ 3 لے سکتا ہوں؟

Passenger: Here you are.

مسافر: یہ لو

Taxi driver: Are you catching a train at the station?

ٹیکسی ڈرائیور: کیا آپ اسٹیشن پر ٹرین پکڑنے /سفرکرنے جا رہے ہیں؟

Passenger: Yes, I’m going to the beach to meet some friends.

مسافر: جی ہاں، میں کچھ دوستوں سے ملنے کے لئے ساحل سمندر پر جا رہا ہوں

 

Taxi driver: Okay. Here is the station.

ٹیکسی ڈرائیور: ٹھیک ہے. یہ رہا  اسٹیشن

Passenger: Thank you. How much is it?

مسافر: آپ کا شکریہ یہاں تک کے کتنے ہوئے

Taxi driver: $55.

Passenger: Here’s $60. Keep the change.

مسافر : یہ لو 60$ باقی اپنے پاس رکھو         Taxi driver: Thanks. Don’t forget your things.

  1. ٹیکسی ڈرائیور: اپنی چیزوں کو مت بھولنا

Passenger: Okay. Bye. Have a good day!

مسافر: ٹھیک ہے !الوداع  آپ کا دن اچھا رہے

Tip: Making small talk with a friendly taxi driver is a great way to practise your English. Don’t be shy!