Do "Los geht's" and "Auf geht's" mean "let's go"?

Willst du ins Kino? Los geht's/ auf geht's!

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    Simple answer: yes. Commented Apr 28, 2018 at 10:16

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Yes they do mean "let's go" and you can answer "Willst du ins Kino gehen?" with "Los geht's". But "Ja gerne" would be the more common answer.

  • I heard this expression in a song of the same title by die Fanta Vier and Los geht' from Ramsi Aliani's song ' Schlagalarm'. I thought they all meant ' Let's go'. Commented Dec 27, 2013 at 9:28
  • Auf geht's von den Fantastischen 4 Commented Dec 27, 2013 at 9:33
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    Well, there's a big difference between language in music and actually spoken language.
    – Andri
    Commented Dec 27, 2013 at 9:42
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    "Los geht's" is more common than "Auf geht's" I doubt it. Probably depends on audience, region, etc.
    – user5513
    Commented Mar 1, 2014 at 19:11
  • Is there a phrase one would be more likely to use for "let's go" (to the movies)?
    – Andy
    Commented Oct 12, 2015 at 5:03

"Los geht's" is more akin to "Let's go", whereas "Auf geht's" is more akin to "Here we go".

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    I don't see this difference. Any references or examples for that?
    – Hulk
    Commented Aug 29, 2014 at 5:07

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