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Decoded Slug: どこへも Verb ないです (doko e mo + Verb + nai desu)

Japanese JLPT Grammar Point
どこへも Verb ないです (doko e mo + Verb + nai desu)

どこへも Verb ないです (doko e mo + Verb + nai desu)

Short explanation:

Express that an action doesn't take place anywhere; 'nowhere', 'not anywhere'.


どこへも + Verb in negative form (ないです)


Konshuu matsu doko e mo ikanai desu.
I'm not going anywhere this weekend.
Kanojo wa doko e mo kaimono ni ikimasen deshita.
She didn't go shopping anywhere.
Suupaa wa doko e mo uranai desu.
It is not sold at any supermarket.
Watashi wa doko e mo tomodachi ga inai desu.
I have no friends anywhere.

Long explanation:

The どこへも + Verb ないです grammar point is used to express a situation where an action doesn't occur or isn't applicable anywhere. It emphasizes a strong sense of not performing the action anywhere. Keep in mind that only negative verbs can follow 'どこへも' in this construction.

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