Decoded Slug: Conjunction 'còn'

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Conjunction 'còn'

Conjunction 'còn'

Short explanation:

Used to indicate 'still' or 'yet' in a situation or event.

Formation:

subject + 'còn' + verb/adj

Examples:

Tôi còn ở văn phòng. Tôi vẫn chưa về nhà.
I'm still at the office. I haven't gone home yet.
Tháng tư đã qua, nhưng ở Hà Nội vẫn còn lạnh.
April has come and gone, yet it's still cold in Hanoi.
Cô ấy vẫn còn sống ở ngôi nhà cũ.
She still lives in the old house.
Chúng tôi đã đi rồi, nhưng Mẹ vẫn còn bận nấu bữa tối.
We have left, but Mom is still busy cooking for dinner.

Long explanation:

The Vietnamese conjunction 'còn' is used to convey the meaning of 'still' or 'yet' in English. It is mainly used to describe a state or situation that continues to exist or an event that continues to happen. It can also be used to emphasize the addition of more information in the context.
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