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"I think it is time to buy a washing machine."

Translation:Tôi nghĩ đến lúc phải mua một cái máy giặt rồi.

October 28, 2016

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/wordgeek416

Is "rồi" always necessary at the end of the sentence in this structure?

... đến lúc phải ... rồi

March 27, 2017

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

You can use thôi but the nuance is a little different. For example:

"Anh nghĩ là đã đến lúc hai đứa mình nên chia tay thôi" = I think it's about time we go our separate ways (already).

Thôi emphasises the fact that it's the best option while rồi is more of that it should've been done sooner. .

March 30, 2017

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

It now accepts it without 'rồi'

June 11, 2019

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

what

October 28, 2016

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

Keep in mind not everyone has one especially in a developing country like Vietnam though times are a changin'. :)

October 29, 2016

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

TehVanarch I must thank you for your many helpful comments in the Vietnamese course, I've seen a lot of them recently.

March 29, 2017

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

ok

October 30, 2016
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