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"I hug the dog."

Translation:Tôi ôm con chó.

August 21, 2017

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Glenn360007

This is another one that confuses the issue of when to use cái for me. Presumably it is a specific dog I am hugging, as opposed to any random stray I come across? If I was to hug the table then that would presumably be "tôi ôm cái bàn". Or is cái more for specific inanimate objects? There is a fair degree of inconsistency across lessons making this tricky to get right in each instance.

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