Decoded Slug: Time expression 'khi'

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Time expression 'khi'

Time expression 'khi'

Short explanation:

Used to describe the time an action or event happens.


Main clause + khi + subordinate clause | Khi + subordinate clause + main clause


Khi tôi đến, cô ấy đã rời đi.
When I arrived, she had already left.
Tôi sẽ gọi cho bạn khi tôi tới nhà.
I will call you when I get home.
Chỉ sau khi làm xong bài tập, anh ấy mới đi ngủ.
He went to sleep only after he had finished the exercise.
Hãy cho tôi biết khi bạn sẵn sàng.
Let me know when you are ready.

Long explanation:

The Vietnamese time expression 'khi' is similar to the English word 'when'. It's used to mark the time when an action or event takes place. 'Khi' introduces a clause of time and it can be used both before and after the main clause.

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