Decoded Slug: Expression 'Ít'

Vietnamese Grammar Point
Expression 'Ít'

Expression 'Ít'

Short explanation:

Used to express the quantity or measure 'few' or 'little' in English.


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Tôi có ít bạn bè ở thành phố này.
I have few friends in this city.
Cô ấy dành một ít thời gian đọc sách mỗi ngày.
She spends a little time reading books every day.
Chỉ còn một ít vé cho buổi hòa nhạc vào cuối tuần.
There are only a few tickets left for the concert at the end of the week.
Tôi cần ít trà để bỏ thêm vào ly của mình.
I just need a little more tea in my cup.

Long explanation:

The Vietnamese word 'ít' is often used to indicate a small quantity or measure of something. Depending on the context, 'ít' may translate in English as either 'little' or 'few'. It is helpful to distinguish between 'ít' and other Vietnamese words indicating quantity such as 'nhiều' (much/many), 'một ít' (a little), or 'rất ít' (very little/few).

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