Decoded Slug: Demonstrative pronoun 'đó'

Vietnamese Grammar Point
Demonstrative pronoun 'đó'

Demonstrative pronoun 'đó'

Short explanation:

This is used to indicate something far from the speaker but near the listener, or the thing that was mentioned.


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Đó là quyển sách mà tôi đã mượn từ thư viện.
That is the book that I borrowed from the library.
Bạn có thể đưa cho tôi cái áo đó không?
Could you give me that jacket?
Tôi thích cô gái đó.
I like that girl.
Những cái cây đó thuộc về hàng xóm của tôi.
Those trees belong to my neighbor.

Long explanation:

In Vietnamese, 'đó' is a demonstrative pronoun that points out something that is further away from the speaker but may be near the listener, or something that was previously mentioned or understood in context. 'đó' can be roughly translated into English as 'that' or 'those'.

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