The French phrase "Pouvez-vous répéter" explained

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Example in a story with English translation

Now, let’s see a complete example of this phrase in a story with slow French audio and the English translation below.
Chez le coiffeur
At the hairdresser
Joe était en France depuis un mois, et il avait besoin de se faire couper les cheveux.
Joe had been in France for a month, and he needed to get a haircut.
Mais où aller ? Comment prendre rendez-vous ? Comment expliquer quelle coupe de cheveux il veut ?
But where to go? How to make an appointment? How to explain which haircut he wants?
Joe chercha des conseils sur internet…
Joe looked for advice on the internet…
Et finalement, il trouva la réponse à ses questions.
And finally, he found the answer to his questions.
Il appela donc le salon de coiffure pour prendre rendez-vous.
So he called the hair salon to make an appointment.
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