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How to Say "Sorry, I don't speak Spanish"

How to Say "Sorry, I don't speak Spanish"

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Sorry, I don't speak Spanish. = Perdón, pero no hablo español. 

You can also say:

  • Lo siento, no hablo español. 
  • Mil disculpas, no hablo español. 
Bienvenido a México, señor. - Perdón, pero no hablo español.
Welcome to Mexico, sir. - Sorry, I don't speak Spanish.
 
¿Qué le damos, señora? - Lo siento, pero no hablo español.
What'll you have, ma'am? - Sorry, I don't speak Spanish.
 
¿Me podría dar la hora, señorita? - Mil disculpas, pero no hablo español.
Could you tell me the time, miss? - Sorry, I don't speak Spanish.
 

While the term español is generally used to refer to the Spanish language, the use of the term castellano is preferred in Spain and some Latin American countries.

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