Asking for the check

A simple way to ask for the check in Spanish is to say La cuenta, por favor.

La cuenta, por favor. The check, please.

A sandwich of fish

In English, we might ask for a cup of coffee. In Spanish, you do the same thing.

Una taza de cafe. A cup of coffee.

You also use de when you’re describing what type of food something is.

Un jugo de naranja. An orange juice.