"He sells that dog."

Translation:Anh ấy bán con chó đó.

February 13, 2017



why is "anh ấy bán con chó kia" incorrect?

February 13, 2017


I believe kia means that dog over there compared to just that dog instead of this one. "this one or that one" compared to "this one right here or that one over there"

July 13, 2017


Con chó kia is wrong. Con chó đó is correct. This is not learning Vietnamese. It is playing a silly guessing game.

February 12, 2019


I agree. Zero context. Take a stab in the dark then sit and wonder why you are wrong.

August 16, 2019


Same question as jayinsaigon.... what's wrong with Anh ấy bán con chó kia ?

May 6, 2017


Kia and đó are difference in relation to the listener. Kia refers to an object far from both speaker and listener while đó implies that the object is closer to the listener than the speaker.

December 28, 2018


since there's no context in the questions there should be more leeway in the answers. the question doesn't say where the dog (or anything) is in relation to the speaker, so the answer should accept either translation of 'that'. it's just kind of frustrating.

July 7, 2019


I thought that was a difference between kia/đó and này. What is the difference between đó and này then?

October 8, 2019
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