Japanese Expressions about Dating

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"Phrase of the Day" is a mind exercise. This month's phrases are for dating! All phrases are quite casual. Please use only as a mind exercise (talk to yourself) just like the previous phrases, or use with a close friend. You might hear these expressions more on TV, anime or from native speakers. They will be helpful for you in some way, even you don't have a chance to use them ...  Have a fun!

1. I have a date today.

今日はデートだ!
Kyoo wa deeto da!

2. I look awful!

ひどい顔してる!
Hidoi kao shiteru!

3. What shall I wear?何を着て行こうかな。

Nani o kite ikou kana.

4. I am running late.遅くなりそう。
Osokunarisou.
5. I wonder if he/she will wait for me.

待っててくれるかな。
Mattete kureru kana.

6. He/She should have been here by now.

もう来るはずなのに。
Mou kuru hazu nanoni.

7. I wonder if I am waiting in the wrong place.

待ち合わせ場所間違えたかな。
Machiawase-basho machigaeta kana.

8. I will wait five more minutes.

あと五分待とう。
Ato go-fun matou.

9. I am sorry I am late.

遅れてごめんね。
Okurete gomen ne.

10. Thank you for waiting.

待っててくれてありがとう。
Mattete kurete arigatou.

11. What happened?どうしたの。

Doushitano?

12. I was getting worried.

心配しちゃったよ。
Shinpai shichatta yo.

13. Don't be so mad.

そんなに怒らないでよ。
Sonnani okoranaide yo.

14. Do you mind if I look in this store for a minute?

ここちょっと見て行ってもいい?
Koko chotto mite ittemo ii?

15. I am tired.

疲れちゃった。
Tsukarechatta.

16. Shall we stop for tea?

お茶しない?
Ocha shinai?

17. Where should we go next?

次はどこへ行こうか。
Tsugi wa doko e ikou ka.

18. How about a movie?

映画でも見る?
Eiga demo miru?

19. Let's go eat.

食事しよう。
Shokuji shiyou.

20. Do you feel like sushi?

すしなんかどう?
Sushi nanka dou?

21. I'd rather have Chinese food.

中華料理のほうがいい。
Chuuka ryouri no hou ga ii.

22. I wonder how much money I have left.

お金、あといくら残ってるかな。
Okane, ato ikura nokotteru kana.

23. Good, I have plenty.

よかった、十分ある。
Yokatta, juubun aru.

24. Shoot, I might need more than this.

しまった、足りないかも。
Shimatta, tarinai kamo.

25. Why don't I pay half?

割り勘にしない?
Warikan ni shinai?

26. It's 11 o'clock already!

もう11時過ぎだ!
Mou juuichi-ji sugi da!

27. I have to go home.

帰らなくちゃ。
Kaeranakucha.

28. Shall I walk you home?

送っていこうか。
Okutte ikou ka.

29. Why am I so nervous?

なんでこんなにどきどきしちゃうんだろう。
Nande konnani doki doki shichau n darou.

30. I don't want to go home.

帰りたくないな。
Kaeritakunai na.

 

The phrases for dating continue next month.

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