“Don’t ~”

 

Today`s conversation phrase is “don`t.” 

When you want to tell someone not to do something, you can say, “Don’t ~.”

Be careful when using this phrase because it can sound strong.

This is best used from a parent to a child or teacher to a student or friend to friend.

 

Examples:

 

“Don’t use your phone in class.”

授業中に電話を使ってはいけません

 

“Don’t be late.”

遅れないで

 

“Don’t come on Saturday.”

 

土曜日に来ないでください