Bɔ Mmɔden vs. Sɔ Hwɛ

“Bɔ mmɔden” and “sɔ hwɛ” are both phrasal verbs that mean “to try”, but they aren’t the same, and you cannot use them interchangeably. If

mpaboa noun

  1. footwear
  2. shoes
  • mpaboa no ayɛ fi | the shoes are dirty
  • Asiedu mpaboa no ate | Asiedu’s shoes are torn
  • mpaboa tuntum no yɛ fɛ | the black shoes are nice
  • ɔhyɛ mpaboa foforɔ da biara | he/she wears a different shoe every day

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