Thai Word of the Day: “oo-gaad” (โอกาส)

“oo-gaad” (โอกาส) can be used in the following ways:

noun: opportunity

The noun “oo-gaad” (โอกาส) is a chance to do something, or a situation in which it is easy for you to do something.

Examples:

– chan hai oo-gaad kao laai krang laeo
(I have already given him many opportunities)
– chan yak ja chai oo-gaad nee kawb-khun tuk kon thee ma
(I would like to take this opportunity to thank all of you for coming)
– phom kid waa garn-bpai-thio krang nee bpen oo-gaad thee dee
(I think this trip sounds like a wonderful opportunity)
– ter bpai yiam kao thee rong-pha-ya-baan tuk krang thee mee oo-gaad
(She went to visit him in hospital at every opportunity)

Li Morrissey
Course Co-ordinator & Tutor
Thai Language Tuition UK