Asking for change – Situational Dialogues – How to say
Excuse me, but could I trouble you for some change?
Let me see. Do you want coppers or silver?
I want some change for the parking meter.
You’d better have silver then.
Sorry to trouble you, but have you change for a pound?
I’ll have a look. What do you want it for?
I have to get a book of stamps.
In that case you need silver.
Excuse me. I wonder whether you could change a pound?
Let’s see. Coppers or silver?
It’s for a phone call.
Will tens do?
Excuse me. Could you oblige me with some change?
I’ll see what I’ve got. What’s it for?
I need some cigarettes from this machine.
I can let you have some tens, if that’s any good.