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"Tôi mua một cái máy tính bảng một quả táo."

Translation:I buy a tablet and an apple.

May 4, 2016

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Albantar

So what if the tablet is also an Apple? :D

May 4, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/VITNAMVICH

Bỏ qua cũng sai thế là sao

January 12, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/jat1taap3wu4tou4

How do I say for medication ? e.g. take 1 tablet , 4 times a day

November 17, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Sylvia_Nguyen

"Uống một viên, bốn lần mỗi ngày". The "viên" is referring to the pill, which is "viên thuốc".

May 6, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/CherylLato1

Why do you drink the tablet?

June 17, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Sylvia_Nguyen

That's just how it's said in Vietnamese. In English, we "take medicine". Whereas in Vietnamese, we "uống thuốc". We usually need to take medicine with water. So we drink it! Some languages "take" medicine (Ex. English "take", French "prendre"), and some "consume/drink" medicine (Ex. Vietnamese "uống", Spanish "tomar"). Basically, we just accept how things are said in other languages. I hope that helps?

June 17, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/COTOBVKI

Japanese use "drink" too. I think it's because the traditional medicines are usually decoctions.

February 17, 2018
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