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Do not drink (polite) in Japanese 🇯🇵

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do not drink (polite) のみません
How to say “do not drink (polite)” in Japanese? “のみません”. Here you will learn how to pronounce “のみません” correctly and in the comments below you will be able to get all sorts of advice on do not drink (polite) in Japanese like tips & tricks to remember it, questions, explanations and more.

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Tips to Remember the Japanese Word:
– Break it down: "のむ" (nomu) means "to drink". "ません" (masen) is a negative polite form.
– Think of "masen" as a polite suffix to negate the verb.
– Visualization: Imagine a polite waiter shaking his head and saying "No, nomimasen!" to suggest not drinking.

– "のみません" comes from the verb "のむ" (nomu), which means "to drink". Adding "ません" turns it into a polite negative form.
– Use "のみません" when you want to refuse a drink politely or indicate that you do not drink.

Other Words that Mean the Same Thing:
– のまない (nomanai) – Informal non-polite form.
– いただきません (itadakimasen) – A more humble form, commonly used when refusing a drink in formal or very polite situations.

Conjugations of のむ (nomu):
– Non-Past (Present/Future): のむ (nomu) – to drink
– Negative (Non-Past): のまない (nomanai) – do not drink
– Polite Negative (Non-Past): のみません (nomimasen) – do not drink
– Past: のんだ (nonda) – drank
– Past Negative: のまなかった (nomanakatta) – did not drink
– Polite Past: のみました (nomimaa) – drank
– Polite Past Negative: のみませんでした (nomimasen dea) – did not drink

Examples of Sentences that Use のみません:
1. 私はお酒をのみません。(Watashi wa osake o nomimasen.) – I do not drink alcohol.
2. コーヒーはのみませんか。(Koohii wa nomimasen ka?) – Won't you have some coffee?
3. 彼はジュースをのみませんでした。(Kare wa juusu o nomimasen dea.) – He did not drink the juice.
4. 健康のためにソーダをのみません。(Kenkou no tame ni sooda o nomimasen.) – I do not drink soda for my health.
5. そんなにのまないでください。(Sonnani nomanai de kudasai.) – Please do not drink that much.

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