Decoded Slug: Modal verb 'cần'

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Modal verb 'cần'

Modal verb 'cần'

Short explanation:

Used to express the necessity or need for something.


'cần' + [verb] or 'cần' + [noun]


Tôi cần học bài cho bài kiểm tra ngày mai.
I need to study for the test tomorrow.
Bạn cần mua gì trong cửa hàng?
What do you need to buy at the store?
Chúng ta cần phải làm việc cùng nhau để giải quyết vấn đề này.
We need to work together to solve this problem.
Để đi du học, bạn cần có visa.
To study abroad, you need a visa.

Long explanation:

The Vietnamese modal verb 'cần' is used to indicate the need or necessity for something. It's equivalent to the English 'need to'. This can be used in various contexts such as expressing a need to do an action, requesting something, or stating a requirement or obligation. It is usually used before a verb, showing the action that is necessary.

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