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"The owner said let's lie."

Translation:주인은 거짓말을 하자고 했어요.

January 12, 2018

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Tim608103

Does ~고 하다 mean to say?


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

자고 하다 - say let's do something, 다고 하다 - (someone) says something, 라고 하다 - (someone says) do something, 냐고 하다 - (someone) asks something


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

Thanks! It would be nice if Duolingo could have some grammar tips for this last group/section. Even the website doesn't have anything useful!


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

Thanks! Great help


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/13bimic

Great, leaving a comment to find this later


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/oee16

-자고 implies a proposal, suggestion. So the translation into English (indirect speech) should be:

"The owner advised us to lie"

"Let's lie" is direct speech.

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