"Now, let's swim."


July 21, 2017



How can (saa) be translanted as (Now)?

July 21, 2017


Though I'm not sure. Maybe it is the same kind as your word 'hey', I think. We know the word is used when. But The word itself don't have clearfy meaning.


September 1, 2017


Not all words will be translated literally, but rather it is the same expression as "well" or "now" when it's an invitation. To add a bit more context (or at least from how I perceived this) imagine someone is sad and their friend is comforting them, and their friend knows they like to swim. "Now/well, let's go swimming"

August 4, 2017


As a native Japanese speaker, I can confirm both previous replies.

November 9, 2017


さあ、泳ぎましょう is wrong?

November 30, 2017


it's not, but duolingo can be a annoying about kanji.
This is one of those times.
report and hope they put it in at some point. http://jisho.org/word/%E6%B3%B3%E3%81%90

January 28, 2018


Why isnt いま/今 accepted for 'now'? Thats literally what it means. I understand that its meant to be more of an expression, but I think either いま should be accepted too or maybe change the English phrase to 'well, lets go swimming' or something.

November 2, 2017


It's not "now" in a literal sense; it's more colloquial. さあ adds a bit more informality to it, like an enthusiastic "Let's". (I'm sorry if it isn't clear; it's hard to explain.)

November 9, 2017


I already saw so many anime with people shouting this construction. Always wondering "how can i learn that?". T~T now that duolingo give us oportunity, i am so happy.

December 19, 2017

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    Stop complaining, it's swimming time

    March 15, 2018


    Presenting both ましょ and ましょう... What a dirty trick.

    May 20, 2018
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