The Chairman's Bao
 
Vietnamese Man Provides Free Housing to People in Need
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Simplified Traditional
Keywords
老人 - lǎorén - old man or woman / the elderly
穷人 - qióngrén - poor people / the poor
免费 - miǎnfèi - free (of charge)
过 - guò - to live / to get along
房子 - fángzi - house
留 - liú - to leave / to retain / to stay / to remain
帮助 - bāngzhù - to help / to assist / help / assistance
Grammar
Subject + 让 + Sb / Sth + Verb / Verb Phrase - Expressing "to make or let sb / sth to do sth" with "Subject + ràng + sb / sth + Verb / Verb Phrase" (causative verb)
82岁越南老人让穷人免费住在他的家里
他的家很大,45年里,他让很多穷人免费住在他的家里。
因为他想让穷人们住在这里。

(在)...里 - Expressing "in / inside…" with "(zài)...lǐ"
82岁越南老人让穷人免费住在他的家里
他的家很大,45年里,他让很多穷人免费住在他的家里。

Phrase + 的 + Noun - Expressed to link a noun to a preceding phrase with "Phrase + de + Noun"
越南有一个82岁的老人,名字叫Hea De。
住在这里的一个学生Nhi说,Hea De给了他们非常多的帮助。

Verb / Adj. + 得 + Degree Complement - Expression links the verb or adjective with a degree complement with "Verb / Adj. + de + Degree Complement"
他说,他的儿子和女儿过得很好,他们都有房子,所以这个房子不会留给他们。

Reason ,所以 + Result - Expressing "so…" to explain the result with "Reason ,suǒyǐ + Result"
他说,他的儿子和女儿过得很好,他们都有房子,所以这个房子不会留给他们。

这 / 那 + Measure Word + Noun - Expressing "this… / that…" with "zhè / nà + Measure Word + Noun"
他说,他的儿子和女儿过得很好,他们都有房子,所以这个房子不会留给他们。

Subject + 会 + Verb / Adverb - Expressing that sth "will" happen or that sb "will" do sth with "Subject + huì + Verb / Adverb"
他说,他的儿子和女儿过得很好,他们都有房子,所以这个房子不会留给他们。

Verb + 给 + Noun - Expressing the action is "for / to sb or sth" with "Verb + gěi + Noun"
他说,他的儿子和女儿过得很好,他们都有房子,所以这个房子不会留给他们。

Subject + 想 + Verb (+ Object) - Expressing "would like to" with "Subject + xiǎng + Verb (+ Object)"
有人想买他的房子,但是他不卖。
因为他想让穷人们住在这里。

Statement, 但是… - Expressing "but / however…" with "Statement,dànshì…" (a bit more formal than 可是)
有人想买他的房子,但是他不卖。

Result,因为 + Reason - Expressing "because…" to explain the reason with "Result,yīnwèi + Reason"
有人想买他的房子,但是他不卖。因为他想让穷人们住在这里。

Verb / Verb Phrase + 了 - Expressing that an action has been completed with "Verb / Verb Phrase + le"
住在这里的一个学生Nhi说,Hea De给了他们非常多的帮助。

给 + Noun + Verb - Expressing a more informal "for sb / sth..." with "gěi + Noun + Verb"
住在这里的一个学生Nhi说,Hea De给了他们非常多的帮助。

非常 + Adj. / Adverb - Expressing "very much / extraordinary..." with "fēicháng + Adj. / Adverb"
住在这里的一个学生Nhi说,Hea De给了他们非常多的帮助。
Proper Nouns
越南 - Yuènán - Vietnam
Idioms

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