Learn Vietnamese online: KHÔNG THỂ KHÔNG

Không thể không (Phrasal verb – double negative) is used to affirm that something is 100% going to happen.
It corresponds to “absolutely” or “can’t help” in English.

Ví dụ/ For example:
– Anh ấy không thể không đến. He will absolutely come. (Because he already made a promise to come and he always keeps his promise.)
– Trời hôm nay không thể không mưa. It’s absolutely going to rain today (Because it’s raining season and the sky is full of dark cloud)
– Cô gái ấy quá xinh đẹp và tốt bụng nên tôi không thể không yêu (cô ấy). She’s so beautiful and kind that I can’t help falling in love with her.
– Em bé quá dễ thương nên tôi không thể không cười. The baby is so adorable that I can’t help smiling.

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