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Use of 'một ít'

Use of 'một ít'

Short explanation:

Used to express a little or a small quantity of something.


một ít + noun


Anh có thể cho tôi một ít đường không?
Could you give me a little sugar?
Tôi chỉ cần một ít thời gian để suy nghĩ.
I just need a little time to think.
Hãy tập thể dục mỗi ngày, ít nhất cũng phải một ít.
Exercise each day, at least a little.
Mỗi ngày tôi đều đọc sách, dù chỉ một ít.
I read books every day, even if it's just a little.

Long explanation:

The Vietnamese phrase 'một ít' is used to indicate a small quantity or amount of something. It is equivalent to saying 'a little' or 'some' in English. This phrase is often used to express an unspecified, usually small, degree or quantity. It creates an indefinite quantifier, indicating that there is some quantity, without specifying exactly how much.

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