I've found this sentence on alc.co.jp


and I am puzzled as to meaning this でも conveys. How does it differ from


which would be my first choice; however, according to google, is used less often ?

Thank you for your time.


This でも is used to mean "〜 or something", usually in regards to suggestions. It leaves room for other options.

  • 食事でもどうですか → How about something to eat (or something else)?
  • お茶にでもいかない? → Would you like to go out for tea maybe?


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