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When should I use "đen" and "đi"? What is the difference?

For learning: Vietnamese
Base language: English
Category: Language


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    Generally, “đến” is followed by a noun, or a place. For example:
    -đến trường (go to school)
    -đến lớp (go to class)
    - tàu đến ga. ( the train arrived at the station).

    Verbs come after “đi” such as: học, bơi,...
    -đi học = go to school
    -đi cắm trại =go camping
    -đi câu cá= go fishing
    -đi bơi= go swimming
    -đi ngủ= go to bed
    -đi chơi = hang out

    There are always some exceptions:
    -đi chợ = go to store, or go shopping
    -đi máy bay=travel by airplain
    -đi bộ đội = to be in the army
    Đi also means: walk, run, move,
    -Xe đi chậm rì. =the car runs slowly;
    -Tôi đi quân hậu =I move my queen (playing chess)
    -Em bé đi chưa vững =The baby can’t walk steady.
    Tell me if you have any wonder in the use of “đi” and “đến”.

    Eliot right, "đến" = come to identified locations. "Đi" = go , leave
    ex: Bạn đi ra ngoài và đến nhà Jane (you go out and come to jane's house/visit Jane)

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