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"Nobody works."

Translation:아무도 안 일합니다.

October 5, 2017



Wouldn't it be better if it was "아무도 일 안합니다" ??


You can't use 안 in that way. The reason why is because your sentence would translate to:

Nobody work doesn't do.

안 is a negative marker, stating that the following verb, or verbal phrase, is the opposite of it's original meaning. You might be thinking of the -지 않다 conjugation, which would make the Korean:

아부도 일하지 않습니다.

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