[JLPT grammar]Can I say ろうかで走るな instead of ろうかを走るな?

Today I am going to share the Q&A quoted from my JLPT N5 course!


[Student’s Question]

can I say ろうかで走るな instead of ろうかを走るな?

*ろうか hall, hallway
走(はし)る run


[My Reply]

We usually say ろうか走るな(no running in the hall).
This を marks movement and ろうか is the route for movement.
The person running down the hall must have a destination.

ろうか走るな, this で marks the place where the action is taken.
It sounds like the person is running in circles around a certain point in the hall.
This expression is not natural. (Not that it will never happen, but…)

I take a walk in the park.
◎公園(こうえん)散歩(さんぽ)する。=the route for movement, have a destination

Birds fly in the sky.
◎鳥(とり)が空(そら)とびます。=the route for movement, have a destination


I hope my answer helps you.😊


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I will teach you until you get it!



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