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04:59 Mar 22, 2002
English to Vietnamese translations [Non-PRO]
English term or phrase: Close the door.
I work in a cleen room and some people stand in the doorway and talk. I want to simply say "Close the door!"
tbrunson
United States
Local time: 16:55
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Summary of answers provided
5Dong cua laiMai
4Hay dong cua lai !Thu Do
4lam on dong cua laiKim VN
4Xin dong cua.
Shane Wall


  

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17 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
Xin dong cua.


Explanation:
Literally: "Please close the door".

Pronounced: "Sin dom ker". ('ker rhymes with 'fur')

Since it would be impolite in VN to simply state "Close the door", I have taken the liberty of adding "Please".

HTH

Shane Wall
Vietnam
Local time: 06:55
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in VietnameseVietnamese
PRO pts in pair: 53
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18 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5
Dong cua lai


Explanation:
It can also be said "Khep cua lai"

Mai
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lam on dong cua lai


Explanation:
It's enough to say shortly and neutrally in this case.

Kim VN
Local time: 06:55
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Hay dong cua lai !


Explanation:

You work and don't want to be disturbed by people talking in the doorway, so you request them of closing the door.


Thu Do
Local time: 06:55
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