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Common English Expressions: At the Post Office

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Post-office is a place where we need to visit frequently. It is the place where we receive and dispatch mails, money orders, parcels etc. Post office is an indispensable part of our communication system. A visit to post office is a knowledgeable and special experience. We need to interact with the person in charge. Here are the most common expressions used At the Post Office

  Excuse me Sir, I want to send a letter
  I want to send this letter by speed-post
  I want to send this letter by regular mail
  I need to mail this package to Tokyo
  I need to mail this package to…
  I have to mail this package to…
  I’d like to mail this parcel
  Is speed-post facility available here?
  I have to mail this envelop/package
  Could you send this package to…?
  Please give me two stamps
  What’s the convenient way to send it?
  What’s the fastest way to send it?
  What’s the easiest way to send it?
  Do you have envelopes?
  Do you sell envelopes?
  Can I have an envelop?
  How much will it cost?
  How much is the charge?
  Will you mail this parcel for me?
  Will you weigh this parcel?
  May I know the weight of this parcel?
  What’s the weight of this parcel?
  Could you weigh this letter, please?
  How many days will it take to deliver?
  When will it reach there?
  Will it reach/deliver in time?

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  Sure. It’s my duty
  Let me see the parcel
  Let me see how much it weighs
  What’s there inside?
  It’s just over twenty grams
  It will cost $1
  It will cost…
  It will reach by Monday
  It will reach in three days
  It will be delivered in three days 
  Airmail is the fastest way
  Speed-post is the easiest option

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