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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
sparkling adjective (BRIGHT)
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.
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.
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.
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.
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)
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.
a strong feeling of wanting something:
Thèm muốn, ham muốn, muốn.
Ex: I have a craving for chocolate.
pleasing to the physical senses:
Hài lòng với cảm giác vật lí, gợi cảm
Ex: Her flower garden is a totally sensuous environment.
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.
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
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.
very bad and shocking:
Khinh khủng, khủng khiếp.
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.
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.
Cool down (Phrasal verb)
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.
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.
Fix something up
to arrange a meeting, date, event, etc.:
to repair or change something in order to improve it:
Sắp xếp, sửa chữa.
Hash something out
to talk about something with someone else in order to reach agreement about it:
Thương lượng, thảo luận.
Lighten something up
to become more relaxed and less serious:
Bớt căng thẳng, thư giãn, làm quá lên.
Rule something out
to prevent something from happening:
Ngăn chặn cái gì đó xảy ra.
Chew someone out
to tell someone angrily that they have done something wrong:
La mắng, mắng mó.
If something you have done pays off, it is successful:
the sport of fighting with long, thin swords:
Không còn nữa
A stupid person:
Một thằng óc chó.
the feeling of not liking someone or something and thinking that they do not deserve your interest or respect:
Ác cảm, khinh thường.
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.
Someone who is picky is very careful about choosing only what they like:
a person who sees an event happening, especially a crime or an accident:
Nhân chứng, làm chứng.
to discover something:
Xác minh, phát hiện.
To make certain of something:
behaviour in which you refuse to obey someone or something:
Bất chấp ( in defiance of).
to send something, especially goods or a message, somewhere for a particular purpose:
Vận chuyển, gửi đến.
A very bad or immoral person or group of people
Rất tự, cặn bã.
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:
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:
sneak verb (LOOK)
to look at someone or something quickly and secretly:
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.
by the smallest amount:
Chỉ, vừa đủ.
commit verb (CRIME)
to do something illegal or something that is considered wrong:
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.
Track someone/something down
to find something or someone after looking for it, him, or her in a lot of different places:
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).
(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.
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.
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.
to not give enough care or attention to people or things that are your responsibility:
Bỏ bê, thiếu quan tâm.
to pause before you do or say something, often because you are uncertain or nervous about it:
Ngập ngừng, ngần ngại, không cần ngại.
to see something happen, especially an accident or crime:
Chứng kiến, tận mắt nhìn thấy.
Neglect to do something
To not do something, often because you forget:
yield verb (PRODUCE)
to supply or produce something positive such as a profit, an amount of food or information:
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: