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    Post don't/doesn't

    Hi again...
    Now i am really confused, unfortunately.My question is :when do we say ''She doesn't know...'' and when ''She don't know'' ? And what about using ''knows'' instead of ''know'' because...it's the the singular of the third person:SHE
    When and...when?

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    Re: don't/doesn't

    Quote Originally Posted by Carmenn View Post
    Hi again...
    Now i am really confused, unfortunately.My question is :when do we say ''She doesn't know...'' and when ''She don't know'' ? And what about using ''knows'' instead of ''know'' because...it's the the singular of the third person:SHE
    When and...when?
    "She don't know." is wrong! Don't say it.
    Say 'She knows.' and 'She doesn't know.'


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    Post Re: don't/doesn't

    But...i have heard this ''She don't know'' in a song and i'm sure about what i've heard. How can they be wrong?

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    Re: don't/doesn't

    Quote Originally Posted by Carmenn View Post
    But...i have heard this ''She don't know'' in a song and i'm sure about what i've heard. How can they be wrong?
    ''She don't know'' is not wrong but it's a bad English.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Carmenn View Post
    But...i have heard this ''She don't know'' in a song and i'm sure about what i've heard. How can they be wrong?
    Of course you can hear these mistakes in songs
    Actually, singers' objective is not to pay attention to grammar rules but to get the perfect rhyme(the second line rhymes with the first)
    They drop letters just to make words and music go together
    I always find these errors
    So, beware songs. Hear them and pay attention to pronountiation(a good practice for your pronounciation) but not to grammar
    2006's explanation is right ,take it

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    Last edited by Veron1; 04-Sep-2007 at 11:21.


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    Post Re: don't/doesn't

    Too many mistakes are made...
    Thank you all. :)

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