Please do not + verb:【verb ないForm + でください】

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On this page, you can learn how to ask people not to do something in Japanese.

Prerequisite

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Sentence pattern

Please do not + verb

verb ないForm + でください

ください can be 下さい in Kanji.

Example

Please do not smoke here.

ここでたばこをすわないでください

Please do not open the window.

まどをあけないでください

Please do not eat food in the room.

部屋で食べものを食べないでください

Exercise

Task: Change into Japanese.

  • Please do not speak in the room.
  • Please do not come to school tomorrow.
  • Please do not run in a corridor.

Task: Change into English.

Answer