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"Tady se nekouří!"

Translation:There is no smoking here!

November 22, 2017



Sorry, but what is this sentence doing in this theme? Nekouří is not a passive form, from what I can tell.


It is here to teach English speakers that what we express with the passive voice is often expressed in Czech with a reflexive or a construction with to have.


thank you. i expected people would ask a different question, i.e., what is the se doing in the sentence, or who the subject of nekouří is :-)


It is the so-called reflective passive voice, I guess.

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