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How To Say “Are you OK?” In Japanese?

Question: 
How to say “Are you OK?” in Japanese? | Answer by Japanese teacher: (1) 大丈夫(だいじょうぶ)ですか。 Daijoobu desu ka. Are you OK? (2) 大丈夫(だいじょうぶ)? Daijoobu? Are you OK?

How To Say “After you” In Japanese?

Question: I was taking the lift and many people were in it. As I was the one standing nearest to the buttons, I held the door open while many people got off at my level. How do I say "After you" to the people getting off?

How To Say “Say cheese” In Japanese?

Question: I was visiting the Sensoji temple at Asakusa, where they were a lot of tourists. Many people were taking photos at the iconic Kaminarimon. I also saw some Japanese students on school trips there. One of the students approached me and asked whether I could help him take a photo of himself and his friends. How do I say "Say cheese" in Japanese?

How To Say “Is it possible to check in early?” In Japanese?

Question: How to say “Is it possible to check in early?” in Japanese? | Answer by Japanese teacher: (1) 早(はや)めにチェックインすることはできますか。 Hayame ni chekkuin surukotowa dekimasu ka. Is it possible to check in early? (2) 早(はや)めにチェックインしたいんですが、できますか。 Hayame ni chekkuin shitaindesuga dekimasu ka. I want to check in early. Is it possible?


How to say “Cheap” in Japanese?

I'm an Australian wine exporter and we are selling our wines at a Japanese Marché market for the first time. I get some customers browsing at my stall but I could only smile at them. I want to say that my wine is cheap but I don't know any Japanese. How do I say “It's cheap” in Japanese when I have customers looking at my wines?


How to say “Really?” in Japanese?

One morning, I saw my Japanese friend grinning from ear to ear as she approached me. When I asked her what happened, she told me that she had won 100 million yen at a lottery. I was so surprised. I wanted to say “Really?” but I don't know what's it called in Japanese.

How to say “Welcome” in Japanese?

I'm an Australian wine exporter and we are trying to enter the Japanese market. I have an opportunity to display and sell my wines at a Japanese Marché market taking place next month. How do I say “Welcome” in Japanese to potential customers at the market?

How to say “Mount Fuji is perfect” in Japanese?

Question: How to say "Mount Fuji is perfect" in Japanese? | Answer by Japanese teacher: (1) 富士山(ふじさん)は最高(さいこう)です。 Fujisan wa saikoo desu. Mount Fuji is the best. (2) 富士山(ふじさん)はすごいです。 Fujisan wa sugoi desu. Mount Fuji is awesome.