It is sometimes difficult toget change without buying something， so it's a good idea to carry change with you at all times. If you need change， you can buy something inexpensive like candy or a newspaper and ask for the coins you need.
1.A： Excuse me， but could you give me some change？
B： Let me see. Are dimes and quarters OK？
A： I want to make a long distance phone call.
B： Then you'll need small change.
2.A： Sorry to bother you， but do you have change for a one？
B： I'll have to look. What do you want it for？
A： I need it for the parking meter.
B： I can give you quarters， if that'll help.
3.A： Pardon me， but I was wondering if you could break a one.
B： Let me look. What do you need？
A： I need the change for the stamp machine.
B： I think dimes and quarters will do.
4.A： Excuse me， could you give me change for a dollar？
B： I'll see what I have. What do you need it for？
A： I want to get cigarettes.
B： You can use quarters， dimes and nickels.