Decoded Slug: Temporal preposition 'vào lúc'

Vietnamese Grammar Point
Temporal preposition 'vào lúc'

Temporal preposition 'vào lúc'

Short explanation:

Used to refer to the specific time when an event occurs.


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Vào lúc 7 giờ tối nay, tôi sẽ đi xem phim.
At 7 pm tonight, I'm going to watch a movie.
Lúc anh ấy còn nhỏ, anh ấy đã muốn trở thành một kỹ sư.
At the time when he was young, he wanted to become an engineer.
Vào lúc 4 giờ chiều, trời bắt đầu đổ mưa.
At 4 pm, it started to rain.
Vào lúc anh rời đi, em đã khóc nhiều.
At the time when you left, I cried a lot.

Long explanation:

The Vietnamese preposition 'vào lúc' is a time-based locution used to point out the specific time when an event took place. It's the equivalent of saying 'at the time of' or 'at' in English. This preposition is mostly applied when stating a certain action that occurred or will occur at a specific moment in time.

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