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Why do I have trouble saying 'Du' ?

Old Jul 20th 2009, 6:38 pm
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Been here 8-ish weeks and seem to always have a problem asking for Du cards.

Is there a special way I should ask for these items?



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Default Re: Why do I have trouble saying 'Du' ?

Originally Posted by Timmy Molloy - London Boy View Post
Been here 8-ish weeks and seem to always have a problem asking for Du cards.

Is there a special way I should ask for these items?



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What do you ask? "Dooeee credit" should do the trick..
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Old Jul 20th 2009, 8:04 pm
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I just generally say "100 credit" or whatever amount i put on. They'll always ask which one.
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Default Re: Why do I have trouble saying 'Du' ?

I just go to my local grocery shop and ask for a Du Card - maybe it's the way you say it (accents and all that !!)
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Originally Posted by soukie View Post
I just go to my local grocery shop and ask for a Du Card - maybe it's the way you say it (accents and all that !!)
Yup, those bloody English accents, how on earth can you understand that
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What's a Du card?
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Old Jul 20th 2009, 11:43 pm
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Originally Posted by kittycat1 View Post
What's a Du card?
Mobile provider, there are two in the UAE; Etisalat and Du. Etisalat is considered the best one in terms of coverage, but its still not brilliant (the numbers start with 050 or 056)

Du is I believe the cheaper one, and doesn't have as much coverage as Etisalat, although that may have changed, not really sure.. (Du numbers start with 055)

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Old Jul 21st 2009, 4:47 am
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Default Re: Why do I have trouble saying 'Du' ?

Originally Posted by Euc- View Post
What do you ask? "Dooeee credit" should do the trick..


Hmmm

OK sometimes I say 'Doo' and other times 'Dew' but the store assistants never understand me.

So, you reckon on 'Doo eee' ??
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Old Jul 21st 2009, 5:15 am
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Default Re: Why do I have trouble saying 'Du' ?

Originally Posted by Timmy Molloy - London Boy View Post
Hmmm

OK sometimes I say 'Doo' and other times 'Dew' but the store assistants never understand me.

So, you reckon on 'Doo eee' ??
maybe 'duh' would be better for you...
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Originally Posted by Timmy Molloy - London Boy View Post
Hmmm

OK sometimes I say 'Doo' and other times 'Dew' but the store assistants never understand me.

So, you reckon on 'Doo eee' ??
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Default Re: Why do I have trouble saying 'Du' ?

maybe as the ad said du du du du du du du (get my drift)
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Default Re: Why do I have trouble saying 'Du' ?

Originally Posted by Timmy Molloy - London Boy View Post
Hmmm

OK sometimes I say 'Doo' and other times 'Dew' but the store assistants never understand me.

So, you reckon on 'Doo eee' ??
'dew' would surely come out as 'jew' no?
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'dew' would surely come out as 'jew' no?

A mate of mine 'seriously' says Dubai as Jew-buy
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Originally Posted by Timmy Molloy - London Boy View Post
A mate of mine 'seriously' says Dubai as Jew-buy
I really hate that - I have heard other people pronounce it that way too (mainly on UK TV)
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A mate of mine 'seriously' says Dubai as Jew-buy
oooh that irritates me !
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