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"My sister is very shrewish."

Translation:Chị của tôi rất đanh đá.

February 4, 2017

5 Comments


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

Is 'shrewish' a term we really need to know in Vietnamese? It's a little outdated and sexist and not used very often in English.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/jRsX10

'Đanh đá' is used very often in VNese. It is not sexist at all. Maybe 'schrewish' is not the best word for it


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

Bad-tempered or unpleasant would be better translations.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/JanetHoski1

This is useful. But when I looked it up on Google Translate they said "shrewd", which is actually a good quality. What you are describing sounds like what we might call someone who is "difficult".


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

Google might sometimes be convenient but not always accurate.

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