Decoded Slug: Verb 'nghe nói'

Vietnamese Grammar Point
Verb 'nghe nói'

Verb 'nghe nói'

Short explanation:

This is a compound verb that translates to 'hear say' or 'heard that'.


subject + 'nghe nói' + information or clause


Tôi nghe nói rằng bạn sẽ chuyển công việc. Điều đó có đúng không?
I heard that you're changing jobs. Is that true?
Nghe nói cô ấy đã kết hôn với một doanh nhân nổi tiếng.
I heard say she got married to a famous businessman.
Anh ấy nghe nói rằng cuốn sách mới này rất hay.
He heard that this new book is really good.
Chúng tôi nghe nói rằng có một quán cà phê mới mở gần đây.
We heard that there's a new coffee shop that just opened nearby.

Long explanation:

The Vietnamese verb 'nghe nói' is a compound verb that's equivalent to 'hear say' or 'heard that' in English. This verb is used when conveying information that the speaker has heard or found out indirectly, rather than witnessing or experiencing it firsthand.

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