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Lesson 7

すみません [SUMIMASEN]

Excuse me. / I'm sorry.
We use it to call out to somebody. When you've lost your way, you can say SUMIMASEN to somebody who happens to pass by, and ask the person the way. We can also use SUMIMASEN when we want to say "I'm sorry."

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アンナ ケーキがいっぱいありますね。 There are lots of cakes.
Anna KÊKI GA IPPAI ARIMASU NE.
There are lots of cakes.
さくら すみません、シュークリームはありますか。 Excuse me. Are there cream puffs?
Sakura SUMIMASEN, SHÛKURÎMU WA ARIMASU KA.
Excuse me. Are there cream puffs?
店員 はい、こちらです。 Yes, this way.
Clerk HAI, KOCHIRA DESU.
Yes, this way.
さくら シュークリームを2つください。 Two cream puffs, please.
Sakura SHÛKURÎMU O FUTATSU KUDASAI.
Two cream puffs, please.
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