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"Excuse me, please press the button."

Translation:すみません、ボタンを押してください。

June 28, 2017

10 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Medusa747

I'm pretty sure the scene here is a shy japanese woman speaking to a man in a crowded elevator.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/YeiTen10010

This is how adventures begin.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/hollt693

The hints for "press" were not helpful in the slightest.


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    Scientist to Gordon Freeman, colorized


    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Mtg86

    すみません、ボタンを押してください


    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Orion-the-Red

    The kanji displayed in the hovertext for "press" threw me for a loop. can someone kanji-fy the actual answer for me?


    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ericas1205

    Can ya'll allow informal speech to be correct too?


    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/RonDirkse

    i typed that exact answer and it was not correct


    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Cryopneuma

    This lesson reminds me of a song from my childhood.

    "Hello! My name is Joe! I have a house, a dog, and a family. And I work in a button factory! He said, 'Hey, Joe! Are you busy?' I said 'No.' 'So start pressing this button with your right hand.'"

    This continues for several verses until Joe is pressing buttons with both hands, feet, and his head. Finally, Joe answers the question of "Are you busy?" with a resounding "YES!" Of course, after each verse, the ones singing the song have to mime pressing a button over and over again with the aforementioned extremity. It gets silly.


    https://www.duolingo.com/profile/steve9788

    Hokkaido dialect of saying excuse me is not accepted, reported

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