View topic - Unable to translate the phrase !
I understand that:
そうですか is used when the listener receives and acknowledges new information.
何ですか means what is it...
But, off-late while watching Japanese movies and TV serials, I have come across many characters (specifically females !) uttering this phrase when they are conversing:
As a beginner, grammatically it seems a little absurd to me. Kindly explain what this phrase conveys and when is it supposed to be used ?
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そうなんですか Is that so? (I understood your explanation)
お腹が空いたんで食べたいです。 I'm hungry so I want to eat (I'm informing you of my hunger)
あなたはホラーが苦手なんですか You're not so good with horror? (I'd like you to explain your feeling)
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