"Ne, anglicky neumím vůbec."

Translation:No, I do not speak English at all.

10/14/2017, 8:41:44 AM

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Are mluvím and umím complete synonyms, or is there a difference?

10/14/2017, 8:41:44 AM

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They are completely different words:

UMĚT = CAN/TO BE ABLE TO/KNOW HOW/ TO DO STH

MLUVIT = TO SPEAK.

In Czech, you wouldn't say you can't speak English but rather you "can English" or "can't English", that's where the confusion comes from.

10/14/2017, 10:24:01 AM

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Strange, I've heard plenty of native Czech speakers say, "nemluvím anglicky."

2/24/2018, 5:26:41 AM

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Means they know how to speak it but don’t want to speak it ;-)

3/7/2018, 6:56:58 AM
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