Decoded Slug: Usage of 'quen'

Vietnamese Grammar Point
Usage of 'quen'

Usage of 'quen'

Short explanation:

Used to express the idea of forgetting or being familiar with something.


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Tôi quên mất rằng hôm nay là lễ kỷ niệm.
I forgot that today is the anniversary.
Bạn nên quen với việc dậy sớm từ bây giờ.
You should get used to waking up early from now on.
Tôi quen ăn bữa sáng với một tách cà phê.
I am used to having breakfast with a cup of coffee.
Chị ấy quen ở trong thành phố từ khi còn nhỏ.
She has been familiar with the city since she was little.

Long explanation:

In Vietnamese, 'quen' is a verb that can have two meanings based on the context. Firstly, it can translate to 'forget' in English when used in a context of accidentally neglecting or forgetting to do something. Secondly, 'quen' can also mean 'to be familiar with' or 'to know well', when speaking about a person, a place or a habit that is well-known or familiar to somebody.

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