Decoded Slug: Expression 'cứ'

Vietnamese Grammar Point
Expression 'cứ'

Expression 'cứ'

Short explanation:

Used to indicate the continuous nature or repetition of an action.


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Cứ làm việc của bạn, đừng lo lắng về những gì người khác nghĩ.
Just do your job, don't worry about what others think.
Cứ ăn đi, đừng ngại.
Go ahead and eat, don't be shy.
Tôi cứ sống mỗi ngày như thể đó là ngày cuối cùng của đời mình.
I live each day as if it were my last.
Cô ấy vẫn cứ khóc và tôi không biết phải làm gì.
She just keeps crying and I don't know what to do.

Long explanation:

The Vietnamese word 'cứ' is used to show the continuous nature or repetition of an action. It can be translated to English as 'just', 'keep', 'continue to', or 'go ahead and'. 'Cứ' is normally used before the verb to emphasize the ongoing nature of the action.

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