ダメ: Super Useful Word Sounds Native Speakers
Has “ダメ” been only used for the meaning of “Don’t do that”? “ダメ” has a bunch of meanings and native speakers tend to use this. When using “ダメ” perfectly, it sounds like native speakers you would be. Let me introduce how you correctly use “ダメ” today!
Not/Wrong/Busy / 不好 / 안돼 / Không được
“ダメ” has a bunch of meanings such as “Not, Wrong, Busy and etc” and which has been used for people refusing an invitation, something was bad, people don’t allow someone to do something, simply the answer was wrong and so on. Basically, “ダメ” has been used as a banned and casual meaning such as “触ってはいけません。” would be “触ったらダメ”, “行ってはいけません。” would be “行ったらダメ”, etc.