Differences between 谁都, 哪儿都, 什么都?

Am I making the following sentences right?

Everyone knows what he does on the weekend. 谁都知道他在周末做什么.

Everywhere he goes he’s trouble. 他去哪儿都是麻烦.

I don’t have anything. 我什么都没有.

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Your sentences are correct. 谁都 has something to do with people, and therefore everyone. 哪儿都 has something to do with locations, and therefore everywhere. 什么都 has something to do with things, and therefore everything.

Although you have your sentences correct, I have to say be careful with the affirmative and the negative versions. If you use 谁都+没, then it should beno one. If you use 哪儿都+没, then it should be nowhere. If you use 什么都+没, then it should be nothing or anything.


谁都: everyone;

哪儿都: everywhere;

什么都: anything;

Therefore, the three sentences are correct.

  • ps 都 means every so 谁都 means everyone, 哪儿都 means everywhere and 什么都 means anything.
    – Kiddy
    Commented Jun 10, 2014 at 3:16

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