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Wollen wir gehen?

So I heard a person in a movie say "Wollen wir gehen?" I think they wanted to say "Shall we go?" but how come it wasn't "Sollen wir gehen?" or is it more preferable to use the verb wollen here?

February 12, 2018

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Both expressions are ok in this context, they have a slightly different meaning:

Sollen wir gehen? - Shall we go?

Wollen wir gehen? - Do we want to go? (but also used in the sense of Shall we go?)

February 12, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/slamRN

Thanks, I get a lot out of these Discussions.

February 13, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/kavinda14

Thanks!

February 12, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/gmbka

Either way expresses the wish to leave.

February 12, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/kavinda14

Thank you!

February 12, 2018
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