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Welcome back! It's hard to beat a marriage proposal for sheer drama, isn't it? And that is certainly one time when you want to be sure to choose the right words. We think today's WordMaster can help!

Today's LessonCATEGORY: Useful Expressions
Will you marry me?   結婚してくれますか。


  • One of the most common expressions used to propose is Will you marry me?

    Be careful:
    Do NOT say, "Will you get married to me?" This sounds unnatural and unromantic.
  • プロポーズの言葉として最もよく使われるのが Will you marry me?  (結婚してくれますか)という表現です。

    Will you get married to me? とは言いません。これだと不自然でロマンチックな感じがしません。


  1. MAN: Will you marry me?
    WOMAN: Yes! I thought you'd never ask!
  2. MAN: Will you marry me?
    WOMAN: I'm sorry, but I'm not in love with you.
  3. I looked up into the sky and saw an airplane trailing a banner saying, Will you marry me?

Here's hoping the answer will be "yes!"