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"Những con voi ăn cỏ không?"

Translation:Do elephants eat grass?

March 2, 2017

6 Comments


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

What is the function of the first co?

March 2, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/alfredo_555

Có is to used to form a question. For example: Bạn có khoẻ không (Are you healthy?), Tôi khoể (I am healthy).

July 14, 2017

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

alfredo_555 is correct. I would also like to add that you could omit the có in this sentence. It would still make sense, but it is more proper if you kept the có.

August 7, 2017

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

Hi can you explain for me ,why does not use (the grass )

November 20, 2017

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

Using "the" implies that we are referring to a specific patch of grass or a specific kind of grass. Without the article "the", we are referring to grass in general.

November 20, 2017

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

So, from what I unlearned in this series of lessons is I would be marked wrong for using các. Các good for elephants but not architects, apparently. I used to think they were equivalent until marked wrong for using những for architects.

May 22, 2019
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