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  5. "그 여자가 열흘 동안 커피를 못 마신다."

" 여자가 열흘 동안 커피를 마신다."

Translation:That woman cannot drink coffee for ten days.

December 19, 2017

7 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/pinkem

What is the difference between cannot and does not? Would 'does not' be 안 마신다?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/nleconte

Yes, indeed. 못 indicates inability, while 안 is a general negation.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/YunisR

Why is it 마신다 and not something with ~입니다 or ~어요?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/HamaSay

What do you mean? 마신다 = written form


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/YunisR

Yeah, but how is it formed?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/YunisR

I don't know why they don't add this to the app. I have to use the website to understand stuff.

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