What's new
Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101.com

Please check this sentence

Welcome to our Japan community!

A discussion forum for all Things Japanese. Join Today! It is fast, simple, and FREE!

keikei000

後輩
Joined
28 Oct 2017
Messages
14
Reaction score
0
Does this sentence make sense?
"I don't want to be taken picture of"
I intended to mean the same thing as "I don't want to have my picture taken".
 

Mike Cash

骨も命も皆此の土地に埋めよう
Joined
15 Mar 2002
Messages
16,455
Reaction score
2,274
No, you should use "I don't want to be photographed" instead.
 

Alex Franke

Over the river and through the woods
Joined
22 Jan 2018
Messages
31
Reaction score
2
I don't want my picture taken.
I don't want to be photographed.
Please, no pictures.
Please don't take my picture.


All of those listed above would work. But, the sentence "I don't want to be taken picture of" is incorrect.
 

Andromedashun

先輩
Joined
3 Jan 2012
Messages
842
Reaction score
9
Your sentence is understandable to me, but I'm not a native speaker, so it is just my conjecture that a native speaker can understand it haha.
EDIT: Sorry I didn't read carefully, ugh. Those two sentences have totally different meanings.
 
Top Bottom