Polite requests in Spanish with querría, quisiera, quería
In Spanish, the verb querer (to want/wish) is used in different ways as a form of courtesy and politeness, in order to ask for things.
Querría = I would like
Quisiera = I would like + [something] / + [to do something]
Quería = I would like
Have a look at these examples:
These courtesy formulas in Spanish are generally used in specific situations, like when ordering food and drink, on the telephone, or in a bank, for example. However, it is more common in Spanish to use verb gustar to express: "I would like to do something" in a more general way.
See a more advanced lesson: Using gustar in the conditional in Spanish = would like [to do something]
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