linguamarina / Native English Speakers DON’T SAY this | Annoying Grammar Mistakes in English #shorts
Things that native speakers don’t say
agreeing with negatives
when you say, “I didn’t really like the restaurant.”
I am urged to say,”Me too”.
But this is wrong.
when you’re agreeing with a negative sentence,
you have to say, “Me neither”.
I didn’t like the restaurant.
Or another phrase I could use
“Neither did I”.
A lot of people in the U.S. would also ask you, “Do you mind if I sit here?”
And the correct answer here would be
“No, I don’t mind”
I’m always tempted to say, “Yes”
“Do you mind if I use your computer?”
And I say, “Yes.”
and be like
So you do mind?
“Yes, yes, please use my computer.”
So just add this second sentence to clarify
where you mean