JLPT N4 Grammar (demo)


... or something; how about~

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Learn Japanese grammar: (demo). Meaning: … or something; how about~.

This can be used to suggest something as a possible option or solution. In this case, it is very similar to the phrase “would you care for…”

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- Example Sentences

Each example sentence includes a Japanese hint, the romaji reading, and the English translation.

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Example #1

mizu demo nomimasu ka?
Would you care for some water or something to drink?
Example #2

gyuudon demo shimashou ka?
Shall we go with something like the beef bowl?
Example #3

samui kara, atatakai mono demo nomimasen ka.
It's a bit cold so why don't we get something warm to drink?
Example #4

bangohan nara sarada demo tsukuri mashouka?
Should I make a salad for dinner?
Example #5

chotto jikan ga aru kara geemu demo shimashou ka?
We have a little time, let’s play games or something?
Example #6

shigoto ga owari mashita. Sakaya demo ikimasen ka.
Work is finished. Why don't we go somewhere like an izakaya.
Example #7

densha o matteiru aida ni kono zasshi demo yonde kudasai.
Read this magazine while waiting for the train.
Example #8

renkyuu wa dou suru?kougai demo itte miyou ka?
What are we gonna do this consecutive holiday? Shall we go to the suburb or something?

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