Grammar Info
N2 Lesson 5: 11/20

それとも
or・or else, rather

Used in questions, where the choice is limited to the two mentioned options.

Structure
Option (A) + それとも + Option (B)
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今夜(こんや)はカラオケ行(い)くそれとも映画館(えいがかん)
Are you going to karaoke tonight? Or rather, to the cinema?
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レジットカードで払(はら)うそれとも現金(げんきん)で?
Are you paying with a credit card? Or rather, in cash?
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生(い)きるべきか。それとも死(し)ぬべきか、それ問題(もんだい)だ。
To live, or to die: that is the question.
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[DBJG] A Dictionary of Basic Japanese Grammar
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