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Infographic: How to Express Worries in Japanese Part 1

These are phrases you need to know when you want to express how worried you are in Japan.

Infographic: how to express worries in Japanese

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Are you all right?
大丈夫ですか?
daijoubu desu ka.

Are you sure you’re okay?
本当に大丈夫なのですね?
hontou ni daijoubu na no desu ne.

I have been worried about you.
あなたのことを心配していたの.
anata no koto o shinpai shite ita no.

You look ever so pale.
とっても蒼い顔をしているよ.
tottemo aoi kao o shite iru yo.

I was out of my mind with worry.
心配で心配で気が狂いそうだった.
shinpai de shinpai de ki ga kuruisou datta.

How are you feeling?
気分はどうだ?
kibun wa dou da.

I thought you were dead for sure.
絶対死んだと思ったわ.
zettai shinda to omotta wa.

Of course I’m worried.
もちろん、心配しているよ.
mochiron, shinpai shite iru yo.


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Where have you been?
どこにいたんだい?
doko ni itan dai.

Have you any idea how worried I’ve been?
わたしがどんなに心配したか、あなた、わかってるの?
watashi ga donna ni shinpai shita ka, anata, wakatteru no.

I’m sure you ought to rest!
ぜったいに休まなくちゃいけないよ!
zettai ni yasumanakucha ikenai yo.

I hope you are okay.
あなたが無事だったことを願っています.
anata ga buji datta koto o negatte imasu.

You could have died.
あなた死んだかもしれないのよ.
anata shinda kamoshirenai no yo.

You’ve had us all in a right flap.
あなたのおかげで大変な騒ぎになった.
anata no okage de taihen na sawagi ni natta.

Oh thank goodness, thank goodness!
ああ! よかった. 本当によかった!
aa. yokatta. hontou ni yokatta.

You’re all right.
無事だったのね.
buji datta no ne.

I’m relieved to hear that.
それを聞いて安心したよ.
sore o kiite anshin shita yo.

Thank goodness you’re all right.
あなたが無事でよかったわ.
anata ga buji de yokatta wa.

You’re safe, and that’s what matters.
あなたが無事で、なによりだった.
kimi ga buji de, nani yori datta.

Thank goodness you found me!
ああよかった!見つけてくれて…
aa yokatta. mitsukete kurete.

What a relief!
ほっとした!
hotto shita.


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