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失礼します

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Japanese

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Etymology

From 失礼 (しつれい, shitsurei, "rudeness") + します (shimasu, "do").

Interjection

失礼します (hiragana しつれいします, romaji shitsurei shimasu)

  1. Excuse me; I'm sorry

Usage notes

  • This expression is used to indicate that the speaker is about to do something rude, such as leave first.

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