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I've been studying English on my own for several years, but today, a friend of mine told me that "don't" and "doesn't" can mean the same thing, like for example:

"She don't live here"
"She doesn't live here"
Both are correct.  Is it true? I thought that "don't" refers ONLY to "do not"
and "doesn't" ONLY to "does not".

According to her,  "don't" is a contraction of "do not" or "does not". That's why "she don't(or does not) live here" is correct.

If that's true, I'd like to sue my English teachers when I were in high school. :-(
They usually said that "she don't live here" is wrong. I live in Brazil(I'm Brazilian) and there's no native English teachers here. 
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AnonymousI've been studying English on my own for several years, but today, a friend of mine told me that "don't" and "doesn't" can mean the same thing, like for example:

"She don't live here"

"She doesn't live here"

Both are correct. Is it true? No I thought that "don't" refers ONLY to "do not"

and "doesn't" ONLY to "does not". You are correct.

According to her, "don't" is a contraction of "do not" or "does not". That's why "she don't(or does not) live here" is correct. "She don't live here" is not correct. However you do hear it from poorly educated native speakers Emotion: sad.

If that's true, I'd like to sue my English teachers that I had when I were was in high school. :-(

They usually said that "she don't live here" is wrong. I live in Brazil(I'm Brazilian) and there's no native English teachers here.

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