Decoded Slug: Use of the word 'thật/thật là'

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Use of the word 'thật/thật là'

Use of the word 'thật/thật là'

Short explanation:

Used to emphasize a quality or condition.


thật/thật là + adjective/verb


Cuốn sách này thật hay! Tôi không thể dừng đọc nó.
This book is really good! I can't stop reading.
Thật là kỳ diệu khi tôi nhìn thấy hoàng hôn trên biển.
It's truly magical when I see the sunset over the sea.
Ngôi nhà này thật lớn, có thể chứa cả hàng chục người.
This house is really big, it can accommodate dozens of people.
Ngày hôm nay thật là đẹp, trời nắng nhẹ và không có gió.
Today is truly beautiful, the sun is mild and there's no wind.

Long explanation:

The Vietnamese word 'thật' or the phrase 'thật là' is used to emphasize the extent of a quality or condition. It is similar to the English expressions 'really', 'truly' or 'indeed'. They can be placed before adjectives or verbs to enhance their meaning.

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