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Can someone explain this sentence structure to me?

사람들이 숙제해 놓은 것을 다른 사람이 빌려가도록 책상에 두면 안 돼서 그 여자옆에 앉지 않았으면 좋겠어.

I'm very confused on this sentence structure. I don't understand why they use '숙제해' Can someone please break down each part of this sentence for me??

For learning: Korean
Base language: English
Category: Language

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    This is such an unclear sentence. I'd say don't worry too much about its structure, because it's written in a really confusing way to begin with.

    ~해 놓다 is to have something ready and complete.

    사람들이 숙제해 놓은 것을 / The homework that people have completed

    다른 사람이 빌려가도록/ in order for other people to borrow

    책상에 두면 안 돼서/ should not put on the desk, therefore

    그 여자 옆에 앉지 않았으면 좋겠어. / I hope you won't sit next to her.

    The literal translation is:

    (People) should not put the homework that they have completed on their desk for other people to borrow, so I hope you won't sit next to her.

    Bottom line: No one talks like this.

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