Quick answer
"Where is the bathroom" is a phrase which is often translated as "dónde está el baño", and "excuse me" is a phrase which is often translated as "perdón". Learn more about the difference between "where is the bathroom" and "excuse me" below.
where is the bathroom(
wehr
 
ihz
 
thuh
 
bahth
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rum
)
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (general)
a. dónde está el baño
I need to freshen up a bit. Where is the bathroom?Necesito arreglarme un poco. ¿Dónde está el baño?
b. dónde está el servicio
Where is the bathroom in this restaurant?¿Dónde está el servicio en este restaurante?
c. dónde está el cuarto de baño
Where is the bathroom? - It's upstairs.¿Dónde está el cuarto de baño? - Está en el piso de arriba.
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excuse me(
ehk
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skyuz
 
mi
)
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (used to attract attention)
a. perdón
Excuse me. Could I have a menu, please?Perdón, ¿me puede traer un menú, por favor?
b. disculpe
Excuse me. Is this the right train for New York?Disculpe, ¿es este el tren para ir a Nueva York?
2. (used to ask for something to be repeated)
a. perdone
Excuse me; I didn't hear what you said.Perdone, no oí lo que dijo.
b. cómo (less formal)
Have you seen Anna? - Excuse me?¿Has visto a Anna? - ¿Cómo?
3. (used to apologize)
a. perdone
Excuse me! I thought this seat was free.¡Perdone! Pensé que este asiento estaba libre.
b. perdón
I didn't realize you were in a meeting. Excuse me.No me di cuenta de que estabas en una reunión. Perdón.
4. (used to ask permission to go past)
a. permiso
He didn't even say "excuse me"; he just barged past.Ni siquiera dijo "permiso", pasó a empujones.
5. (used to ask to be allowed to deal with something else)
a. permítame
Please excuse me a minute. I need to check something.Permítame un momento, por favor. Tengo que comprobar algo.
6. (used to object or disagree)
a. un momento
Excuse me! I was first in line.¡Un momento! Yo estaba primero.
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