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Hefty (adj)

/ˈhef.ti/

large in amount, size, force, etc.

Lớn, không lồ về kích thước, số lượng và lực lượng.

Ex: a hefty bill/fine

a hefty book containing a lot of information

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Sparkling (adj)

/ˈspɑːr.klɪŋ/

sparkling adjective (BRIGHT)

shining brightly:

Lắp lánh

sparkling adjective (INTERESTING)

energetic and interesting:

Thú vị, giàu năng lượng, sôi động.

sparkling adjective (BUBBLES)

A sparkling drink is one that contains many small bubbles of gas:

Nước có bọt trắng của gas.

Ex: sparkling white teeth.

a sparkling performance.

Champagne is a sparkling wine.

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Emulate (v)

/ˈem.jə.leɪt/

to copy something achieved by someone else and try to do it as well as they have:

Bắt trước, học hỏi, làm theo.

Ex: They hope to emulate the success of other software companies.

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Mismatch (v)

/ˌmɪsˈmætʃ/

to put together people or things that are unsuitable for each other:

Không hợp nhau, không hoà hợp.

Ex: I always thought Chris and Monique were mismatched, so I wasn't surprised when they got divorced.

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Be on the best term with someone (idiom)

to have a good, friendly, etc. relationship with someone:

Có môi quan hệ tốt với ai đó.

Ex: My ex-wife and I are still on friendly terms.

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Glorious (adj)

/ˈɡlɔːr.i.əs/

glorious adjective (DESERVING ADMIRATION)

deserving great admiration, praise, and honour:

Đáng được tôn vinh, đáng được tôn trọng.

Ex: a glorious victory.

glorious adjective (BEAUTIFUL/NICE)

very beautiful:

Glorious weather is very pleasant, and especially hot and sunny:

very enjoyable or giving great pleasure:

Xinh, tốt, đẹp; thời tiết đẹp; rất thú vị, rất hài lòng.

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Craving (n)

/ˈkreɪ.vɪŋ/

a strong feeling of wanting something:

Thèm muốn, ham muốn, muốn.

Ex: I have a craving for chocolate.

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Sensuous (adj)

/ˈsen·ʃu·əs/

pleasing to the physical senses:

Hài lòng với cảm giác vật lí, gợi cảm

Ex: Her flower garden is a totally sensuous environment.

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Aloof (adj)

/əˈluːf/

not friendly or willing to take part in things:

Tính cách xá cách, không gần gũi.

Ex: She seemed rather aloof when in fact she was just shy.

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Rambling (adj)

/ˈræm.blɪŋ/

rambling adjective (TALK)

too long and confused:

Dài dòng và khó hiểu, lèm bèm.

Ex: a long rambling speech

rambling adjective (SPREADING)

large and spreading out in many different directions:

Lớn, nở rộ, lan rộng ra.

Ex: a rambling old house

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Rage (n)

/reɪdʒ/

rage noun (ANGER)

(a period of) extreme or violent anger:

rage noun (EVENT)

an exciting or entertaining event involving a lot of activity:

Giận dữ; Một sự kiện thú vị.

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Horrific (adj)

/həˈrɪf.ɪk/

very bad and shocking:

Khinh khủng, khủng khiếp.

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Justified (adj)

/ˈdʒʌs.tə.faɪd/

having a good reason for something:

Lý do hợp lí, lí do chính đáng, hợp lí, chính đáng.

Ex: I accept that the criticism is completely justified.

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Bottle something up

When a person bottles things up, they refuse to talk about things that make them angry or worried.

Kiếm nén, chịu đựng.

Ex: Feelings that had been bottled up for years came flooding out.

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Cool down (Phrasal verb)

Bình tĩnh.

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Bear with someone (Phrasal verb)

to be patient and wait while someone does something:

Chịu khó (đợi), Kiên nhẫn đợi.

Ex: if you'll just bear with me for a moment, I'll find you a copy of the drawings.

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Settle in (Phrasal verb)

to become familiar with somewhere new, such as a new house, job, or school, and to feel comfortable and happy there:

Quen thuộc với nơi ở mới, quen.

Once we've settled in, we'll have you over for dinner.

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Fix something up

to arrange a meeting, date, event, etc.:

to repair or change something in order to improve it:

Sắp xếp, sửa chữa.

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Hash something out

to talk about something with someone else in order to reach agreement about it:

Thương lượng, thảo luận.

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Lighten something up

to become more relaxed and less serious:

Bớt căng thẳng, thư giãn, làm quá lên.

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Rule something out

to prevent something from happening:

Ngăn chặn cái gì đó xảy ra.

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Chew someone out

to tell someone angrily that they have done something wrong:

La mắng, mắng mó.

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Pay off

If something you have done pays off, it is successful:

Thành công.

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Fencing

the sport of fighting with long, thin swords:

Đấu kiếm.

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No longer

Không còn nữa

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Knucklehead (n)

A stupid person:

Một thằng óc chó.

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Disdain (n)

/dɪsˈdeɪn/

the feeling of not liking someone or something and thinking that they do not deserve your interest or respect:

Ác cảm, khinh thường.

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Fang (n)

răng nanh

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Extend (v)

/ɪkˈstend/

extend verb (INCREASE)

to add to something in order to make it bigger or longer:

Mở rộng, làm rộng ra, gia hạn.

extend verb (STRETCH)

to stretch something out:

Kéo dài ra, đưa ra.

extend verb (REACH)

to reach, stretch, or continue:

Kéo dài đến, kéo dài.

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Picky (adj)

/ˈpɪk.i/

Someone who is picky is very careful about choosing only what they like:

Kén chọn

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Witness (n)

/ˈwɪt.nəs/

a person who sees an event happening, especially a crime or an accident:

Nhân chứng, làm chứng.

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Ascertain (v)

to discover something:

Xác minh, phát hiện.

To make certain of something:

Làm rõ.

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Defiance (n)

/dɪˈfaɪ.əns/

behaviour in which you refuse to obey someone or something:

Bất chấp ( in defiance of).

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Dispatch (v)

/dɪˈspætʃ/

to send something, especially goods or a message, somewhere for a particular purpose:

Vận chuyển, gửi đến.

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Scum (n)

/skʌm/

A very bad or immoral person or group of people

Rất tự, cặn bã.

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Dismiss (v)

/dɪˈsmɪs/

to decide that something or someone is not important and not worth considering:

Gạt bỏ (loại bỏ things),

to remove someone from their job, especially because they have done something wrong:

Đuổi việc.

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Sneak (v)

/sniːk/

sneak verb (MOVE SECRETLY)

to go somewhere secretly, or to take someone or something somewhere secretly:

Di chuyển lén lút

sneak verb (TELL SECRETLY)

to secretly tell someone in authority, especially a teacher, that someone else has done something bad, often in order to cause trouble:

Mách lẻo.

sneak verb (LOOK)

to look at someone or something quickly and secretly:

Nhìn lén

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Soundproofing (n)

/ˈsaʊndˌpruː.fɪŋ/

special material put in a room or building in order to prevent sound from passing out of or into it, or the act of putting in this material:

Chống âm, cách âm, chống nghe lén.

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Barely (adverb)

/ˈber.li/

by the smallest amount:

Only just:

Chỉ, vừa đủ.

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Commit (v)

/kəˈmɪt/

commit verb (CRIME)

to do something illegal or something that is considered wrong:

Phạm tội.

commit verb (PROMISE)

to promise or give your loyalty, time, or money to a particular principle, person, or plan of action:

Cam kết, dành thời gian.

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Track someone/something down

to find something or someone after looking for it, him, or her in a lot of different places:

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Unprecedented (adj)

/ʌnˈpres.ə.den.t̬ɪd/

never having happened or existed in the past:

Chưa từng có.

Ex: This century has witnessed environmental destruction on an unprecedented scale (Một quy mô chưa từng có).

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Patrol (v)

/pəˈtroʊl/

(especially of soldiers or the police) to go around an area or a building to see if there is any trouble or danger:

the act of checking that there is no trouble or danger in a building or area:

a small group of soldiers or military ships, aircraft, or vehicles, especially one that patrols an area:

Tuần tra; Kiểm tra; Một nhóm.

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Pale (adj)

/peɪl/

used to describe a person's face or skin if it has less colour than usual, for example when the person is or ill or frightened, or if it has less colour than people generally have:

Tái nhợt, xanh sao.

A pale light or colour is not bright or strong:

Một màu gì đó nhạt.

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Curfew (n)

/ˈkɝː.fjuː/

a rule that everyone must stay at home between particular times, usually at night, especially during a war or a period of political trouble:

Lệnh giới nghiêm, giời giới nghiêm.

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Neglected (v)

/nɪˈɡlekt/

to not give enough care or attention to people or things that are your responsibility:

Bỏ bê, thiếu quan tâm.

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Hesitate (v)

/ˈhez.ə.teɪt/

to pause before you do or say something, often because you are uncertain or nervous about it:

Ngập ngừng, ngần ngại, không cần ngại.

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Witness (v)

/ˈwɪt.nəs/

to see something happen, especially an accident or crime:

Chứng kiến, tận mắt nhìn thấy.

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Neglect to do something

To not do something, often because you forget:

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Yield (v)

/jiːld/

yield verb (PRODUCE)

to supply or produce something positive such as a profit, an amount of food or information:

tạo ra

yield verb (GIVE UP)

to give up the control of or responsibility for something, often because you have been forced to:

Từ bỏ quyền lực, từ bỏ.

yield verb (BEND/BREAK)

to bend or break under pressure: