Decoded Slug: Verb 'gọi'

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Verb 'gọi'

Verb 'gọi'

Short explanation:

Used to indicate the action of calling or naming something or someone.


subject + gọi + object


Họ gọi cô ấy là Hoa vì cô ấy rất yêu thích các loại hoa.
They call her Hoa because she loves flowers very much.
Anh ta gọi em, nhưng em không nghe thấy.
He called me, but I didn't hear.
Điện thoại của anh ta đang đổ chuông. Bạn hãy nhận điện thoại nhé.
His phone is ringing. Please answer the phone.
Mọi người thường gọi anh ấy là Sếp' vì anh ấy luôn quản lý mọi thứ trong công ty.
People often call him 'the boss' because he always manages everything in the company.

Long explanation:

The Vietnamese verb 'gọi' is used to refer to the action of calling or naming something or someone. It suggests the act of attracting someone's attention by shouting or using a particular name or term. Apart from its literal meaning, the verb 'gọi' can also be used in various contexts and with different prepositions to express different meanings.

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