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


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

Thanks, I get a lot out of these Discussions.

February 13, 2018


February 12, 2018

Either way expresses the wish to leave.

February 12, 2018

Thank you!

February 12, 2018
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