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"The cat listens to the mouse."

Translation:Con mèo lắng nghe con chuột.

November 17, 2016

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

What is the difference between "nghe" and "lắng nghe"?

November 17, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Toan2002fgghh

'Lắng nghe" is not used often in daily conversations. When you "lắng nghe", you pay more attention and respect than "nghe".

November 18, 2016

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

The latter means to pay close attention.

November 20, 2016

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

I was thinking of this too. Could it be similar to English: "I hear my teacher." vs "I listen to my teacher."

August 26, 2019
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