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"Her cats often eat fish."

Translation:Những con mèo của cô ấy thường xuyên ăn cá.

February 1, 2017

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

"thường" is more common than "thường xuyên"


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

not really, they have different meanings and are not interchangeable.

  • thường: regularly, normally
  • thường xuyên: quite often but not always

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

Which would be best here? Or would it depend?


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

yes it depends.


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

So "thường' almost equals "always?" Or "always with maybe an occasional lapse"?


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

I'd say "on a regular basis", not always but most of the time.


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

Con mèo của tôi thường xuyên ăn túi thức ăn vị cá biển cho mèo. :-)

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