Decoded Slug: Time adverb 'sắp'

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Time adverb 'sắp'

Time adverb 'sắp'

Short explanation:

Used to denote an action that is about to happen in the near future.


sắp + verb


Tôi sắp đi du lịch đến Nhật Bản.
I am about to travel to Japan.
Anh ấy sắp tốt nghiệp đại học.
He is about to graduate from university.
Chúng tôi sắp mua một chiếc xe mới.
We are about to buy a new car.
Cơn mưa sắp tới.
The rain is about to come.

Long explanation:

The Vietnamese word 'sắp' is a time adverb used to express an action that is about to happen in the near future. It is similar to the English phrase 'about to' or 'soon'. It is usually used before the verb to denote the imminent nature of the action.

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