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need help for grammar issue

Postby bellmer » Thu 11.14.2013 1:20 pm

hi everyone :)
i've found this form "飲んでしまおう" and i can't understand what that shimaou means. thank you :D
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Re: need help for grammar issue

Postby richvh » Fri 11.15.2013 3:58 pm

しまおう is the volitional (Let's do x) form of しまう. しまう after -て form indicates doing something completely (often with a shading of regret, but I don't think that's relevant with the volitional) so this is something like "Bottoms up!" or "Let's drink it to the dregs!"
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Re: need help for grammar issue

Postby bellmer » Sat 11.16.2013 4:45 am

Ok, thanks =) and his short form is ちゃう ( 飲んじゃおう for my example with the verb 飲む ) right ?
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Re: need help for grammar issue

Postby Ongakuka » Mon 11.18.2013 3:45 am

right.
なぜなら、おまえは・・・・・・人形だ
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