Decoded Slug: Equative verb 'là'

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Equative verb 'là'

Equative verb 'là'

Short explanation:

This is used to equate, or identify, one thing with another.


Subject + là + Complement


Cô ấy ấy là giáo viên của chúng tôi.
She is our teacher.
Cô ấy là người bạn thân nhất của tôi.
She is my best friend.
Đây là quyển sách tôi đang đọc.
This is the book I am reading.
Ông ấy là bác sĩ.
He is a doctor.

Long explanation:

The Vietnamese verb 'là' is used to equate or identify one thing with another, similar to the English verb 'to be'. It is commonly used in Vietnamese to denote equivalence or identification between the subject and the complement.

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