Asking someone to call for a taxi?

Steve-G2 October 30, 2012, 5:26 pm
After dinner, I tend to ask the staff if they would call a taxi - in English, as I am just starting to learn. But this limits me where I eat. I wonder if either of the below 2 questions would sound polite enough (as I am asking for a favor) - but I am not sure if either is proper -
A) Se puo chiamare un taxi per mi?
B) Se possibile, mi puo chiama un taxi?
C) Other

I am worried I asked someone to call me a taxi - meaning they could respond with "you are a taxi"
Asking someone to call for a taxi?
doug-c1 November 1, 2012, 9:49 am
mi puo chiamare un taxi per favore.
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Steve-G2 November 1, 2012, 10:41 am
Grazie mille
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Maria-DiLorenzi November 25, 2012, 6:06 am
Esatto !
Bravo Doug
Ciao
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azarmidokht-- December 16, 2012, 10:40 am
può prendere un taxi per me,per favore?
Asking someone to call for a taxi?
Maria-DiLorenzi December 23, 2012, 12:45 pm
Hi Azarmidokht,

the sentence "può prendere un taxi per me,per favore?" means "can you take a taxi for me please?".

I hope this helps.
Ciao
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jim--96 January 9, 2013, 11:15 pm
Asking someone to call for a taxi?
Donald-O January 24, 2013, 10:54 pm
If you say,
Mi puo chiamare un taxi per favore.
That sounds like you are saying "I can call a taxi please."
Rather than asking someone "Can you call a taxi please?"
Maybe it is just me, but it seems something is just not correct or missing in the first italian sentence.
Asking someone to call for a taxi?
Donald-O January 25, 2013, 8:34 pm
The more I think about this, I now believe that this may be the correct way to ask.

Puo chiamare un taxi per favore a mi?

Anyone care to respond on this?
Asking someone to call for a taxi?
Maria-DiLorenzi January 30, 2013, 11:24 am
Ciao a tutti,

The sentence "can you call me a taxi please?" in Italian is :

"mi puo' chiamare un taxi per favore?" (formal form)
"mi puoi chiamare un taxi per favore?" (friend form)

if you want to say "I can call a taxi", you will need to say:

"posso chiamare un taxi"

I hope this helps
Ciao
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Erwin-C March 1, 2013, 7:22 am
If I would have said: puo' chiamare un taxi per me per favore? Will that work
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Maria-DiLorenzi March 1, 2013, 3:46 pm
Ciao Erwin,

the sentence is not correct.
The correct is :

Mi puo' chiamare un taxi per favore?

ciao
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