Decoded Slug: Personal pronoun: 'ông ấy'

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Personal pronoun: 'ông ấy'

Personal pronoun: 'ông ấy'

Short explanation:

Used to refer to a third person male, often an elderly man, not directly involved in the conversation.


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Ông ấy đang dạy tôi cách nấu phở.
He is teaching me how to make pho.
Ông ấy là ông nội của tôi.
He is my grandfather or paternal grandpa.
Ông ấy đã mua một quyển sách mới.
He bought a new book.
Ông ấy có một công việc tốt ở công ty lớn.
He has a good job in a big company.

Long explanation:

'Ông ấy' is a personal pronoun used in Vietnamese language to refer to a third person male, often an elderly man. It is usually used to refer to someone who is not directly involved in the conversation. The pronoun 'ông ấy' can be equated to 'he' in English when referring to an older man. It is polite and respectful, often used when talking about someone who is older or in a higher social position.

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