Decoded Slug: Using 'hoặc' to mean 'or'

Vietnamese Grammar Point
Using 'hoặc' to mean 'or'

Using 'hoặc' to mean 'or'

Short explanation:

'Hoặc' is used to indicate a choice between two or more alternatives.


Subject + hoặc + Object 1 / Subject + Verb + hoặc + Object 2


Bạn có thể đi bộ hoặc chạy bộ để giữ dáng.
You can either walk or run to keep fit.
Anh ấy sẽ uống trà hoặc cà phê vào buổi sáng.
He will drink tea or coffee in the morning.
Tôi sẽ mua một chiếc xe hơi màu đỏ hoặc một chiếc màu đen.
I will buy a car that is either red or black.
Mỗi người chỉ có thể chọn món gà hoặc cá tại bữa tiệc này.
Each person can only choose either chicken or fish at this party.

Long explanation:

In Vietnamese, 'hoặc' acts as a conjunction similar to the English word 'or'. It is used to present different options or alternatives in a sentence. The usage of 'hoặc' helps in illustrating the choice between two or more possibilities.

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