N5 Grammar Course

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N5 Grammar Course

~ませんか

In this lesson, I will teach you how to use the grammar rule ~ませんか.


Usage:

Negative Polite Form of Verb + か

Meaning:
You use ~ませんか when you want to invite someone or give some suggestions,it means “Shall we……”, “Won’t you……”, “Will you…”, “Would you…”, “Let’s…”

Note:
If you forget Polite Form of Verb, you can click here to review it.

Examples:

すわりませんか。
Please take a seat.

さんしませんか?
Do you want to take a walk?

ひとやすみしませんか。
How about taking a rest?

一緒いっしょおどりませんか?
Shall we dance?

えいきませんか?
Shall we go to the cinema?

タクシーできませんか。
Shall we take a cab?

旅行りょこう一緒いっしょきませんか。
Would you like to go on a trip with me?

日曜にちようにテニスをしませんか。
Would you like to play tennis on Sunday?

一緒いっしょものきませんか。
Won’t you go shopping with me?

わたしたちと一緒いっしょきませんか。
Will you go with us?
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2 thoughts on “~ませんか

  1. How about “Don’t you…?” Can I interpret 一緒に遊び場を行きませんか? as “Don’t you want to go to the playground?” And can I put a question mark in the Japanese sentence?

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      You can put a question mark.
      一緒に遊び場に行きませんか→ Let’s go to playground together?
      一緒に遊び場に行きたくないですか→Don’t you want to go to playground together?

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