Decoded Slug: Verbs 'được'

Vietnamese Grammar Point
Verbs 'được'

Verbs 'được'

Short explanation:

Used to express passive voice or to denote permission, advantages and receive benefits.


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Tôi được mẹ cho phép đi chơi với bạn bè.
I am allowed by my mom to go out with my friends.
Bạn có được tặng quà gì không?
Did you receive any gifts?
Tôi đã được thăng chức trong công ty.
I have been promoted in the company.
Chúng tôi được sống trong một môi trường yên tĩnh.
We get to live in a quiet environment.

Long explanation:

The Vietnamese verb 'được' is a versatile word used in a number of contexts. It can be used to form the passive voice, essentially translating as 'be' in English. Moreover, 'được' can also be used to denote permission, opportunity or benefit from someone or something. It is often paired with other verbs to convey these meanings.

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