N5 Lesson 2: 1/9
でしょう でしょう

でしょう

right?・probably
asking for confirmation

⚠ でしょ - Contracted Form

Structure Legend
Structure
Tentative
Noun + でしょう
Verb + でしょう
Adjective + でしょう
[polite assertive・conjecture/guess・low confidence・can be based on some information, but doesn't have to]

[long (ます) form + でしょう sounds unnatural in modern Japanese, therefore でしょう・でしょ・だろう are generally paired with the short (る/ない) form]

[でしょう is softer and less direct than ね]

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