Decoded Slug: ~どう しますか。 (~dou shimasu ka.)

Japanese JLPT Grammar Point
~どう しますか。 (~dou shimasu ka.)

~どう しますか。 (~dou shimasu ka.)

Short explanation:

Asking for someone's opinion or decision; 'what will you do?', 'how will you handle it?'.


Situation + どうしますか


Ame ga futte iru node, dou shimasu ka?
It's raining, so what will you do?
Kono mondai ni tsuite, dou shimasu ka?
What are you going to do about this issue?
Kare ga konakattara, dou shimasu ka?
If he doesn't come, what will you do?
Shinro wo kimeru toki, dou shimasu ka?
What will you do when choosing your career path?

Long explanation:

The ~どうしますか grammar point is used to ask for someone's opinion, decision, or course of action in a specific situation. It can be translated as 'what will you do?' or 'how will you handle it?' in English. This grammar point is formed by attaching どうしますか to the end of a sentence.

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