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Old 30.08.2011, 18:37
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How do you say "join us" in German?

I guess its not "abbinden" or "eintreten", but what verb would be correctly used for "can you join us?" for a meeting?

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Old 30.08.2011, 18:55
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Re: How do you say "join us" in German?

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Re: How do you say "join us" in German?

Annex Me.

Often heard in Alsace or Sudetenland.
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Re: How do you say "join us" in German?

"Können wir uns für ein Meeting (or: eine Besprechung) zusammensetzen?"

(get together)


or otherwise if the meeting will take place anyhow:


"Könnten Sie auch an dem Meeting (or: der Besprechung) teilnehmen?"

(participate)
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Old 30.08.2011, 19:16
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Re: How do you say "join us" in German?

I'm way polite but I would use something like anschliessen. Like, "haben Sie kurz Zeit, um sich uns anzuschliessen?" More forceful would be "Wir sitzen kurz zusammen. Schliessen Sie sich uns bitte an?"

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I guess its not "abbinden" or "eintreten", but what verb would be correctly used for "can you join us?" for a meeting?

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I'm way polite but I would use something like anschliessen. Like, "haben Sie kurz Zeit, um sich uns anzuschliessen?"

find it nice as well! In case the meeting really doesn't take so long
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Old 30.08.2011, 22:43
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Re: How do you say "join us" in German?

If the meeting is already in progress or is about to start, you can also say: Wir haben ein Meeting.
Können Sie kurz dazukommen?
[if it is a genuine question, and could receive a negative answer]
Könnten Sie bitte kurz dazukommen?
[this is more of an order, albeit a polite one]
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Old 30.08.2011, 23:09
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Re: How do you say "join us" in German?

Depends how formal you want to sound... How about "und du chunsch au mit, gäll?" :P
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Re: How do you say "join us" in German?

"Warum kommen Sie / kommst Du nicht auch vorbei ? "
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Re: How do you say "join us" in German?

Wow, so many complicated versions.
If it's just to go to lunch, just say "kommst du mit?" if you are on first name basis, else "kommen Sie mit?".
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Re: How do you say "join us" in German?

mach mit ?
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Re: How do you say "join us" in German?

meeting: können sie bitte auch dazu kommen?
lunch: setzen sie sich doch zu uns (if you want somebody to sit at your table) kommst du mit zum essen? kommen sie mit zum essen? haben sie lust mit essen zu gehen? (if you ask somebody to go to lunch with you)
apero: kommen sie doch ruhig vorbei? komm doch ruhig vorbei? (when you want somebody to come to your apero/after work drinkies etc)
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