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(thông tục) kỳ quặc, kỳ dị, khó hiểu

weird /wi d/ ex : weird hats+ những cái mũ kỳ quặc => weirdo

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(n,a ) nhà buôn, lái buôn ; - buôn, buôn bán

merchant /'mə:tʃənt/ =merchant service+ hãng tàu buôn =a merchant prince+ nhà buôn giàu, phú thương

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đội tàu, hạm đội

fleet /fleet/ (n) ex : How many ships have been there in our merchant fleet ? - Mr Pike ask me.

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profond

Profound (a) : profond ex : profound depths of ocean. Ex : a man of profound learning.

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Under the weather

not feeling well, sick ex : when you catch cold, you feel under the weather.

6

– treo quan ao – ngat may

Hang up : ex : Would you like me to hang up your coat for you in the closet ? ex : The operator tell me to hang the phone up and call the number again.

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To count on

to trust someone in time of need ex : I can count on my parents to help me in an emergency.

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Few and far between

not frequent, unusual, rare ex : The times that our children get to stay up late are few and far between

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Look over

to examine, to inspect closely ( also go over, read over, check over ) ex : I want to look my report over again before I give it to my teacher. Ex : The politician went over his speech before the important presentation.

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To have ( time ) off = to take time off

have free time, not to have to work. Ex : Every monday morning, the workers have time off for a coffee break. Ex : several workers took the afternoon off to go to the baseball match.

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All of a sudden

suddenly, without warning = all at once ex : all at once, he left home without explanation

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xúi giục; thúc giục; thúc đẩy

prompt /prompt/ (vt) xúi giục; thúc giục; thúc đẩy =to prompt someone to do something+ xúi giục ai làm việc gì - nhắc, gợi ý =to prompt ab actor+ nhắc một diễn viên (n) sự nhắc , lời nhắc =to give an actor a prompt

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Thuê

Lease (v) : Thuê => leasable (a) ex : leasable space

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cây cọ, cây họ cau dừa

palm /pɑ:m/ = palm-tree (n) ex : Hundreds of palm-trees are at the outdoor plaza.

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bản sao (của bức tranh, bức tượng)

replica ex : a replica Arc de Triomphe

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speculative /'spekjulətiv/

- có tính chất suy đoán, có tính chất ức đoán – đầu cơ tích trữ ex : speculative behaviour

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quấy rối

harass /'hærəs/ =to harass the enemy forces ex : sexual harassment

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- làm choáng váng, làm bất tỉnh nhân sự – làm sửng sốt, làm kinh ngạc

stun /stʌn/ (v) ex : a stunning victory

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tạm thời tịch thu

sequester (v) tạm thời tịch thu ex : US budget sequestration

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then chốt, mấu chốt, chủ chốt

pivotal /'pivətl/ (a) ex : He describes this album as a pivotal album in his career.

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sự dính liền, sự cố kết

cohesion /kou'hi:ʤn/ (n) sự dính liền, sự cố kết => cohesive => cohesiveness

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- cột buồm - cột (thẳng và cao)

mast /mɑ:st/ (n) ex : Milau Viaduc is the tallest bridge in the world with one mast's summit at 343.0 metres

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solitude

loneliness (n) ex : Loneliness has been linked to depression and other health problems.

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To be up

to expire, to be finished ex : “ The time is up” - the teacher said at the end of the test period.

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nhiệm kỳ

tenure /'tenjuə/ (n) =during his short tenure of office

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to be over = to be through

to be finished, to end ex : After the dance was over, we all went to a restaurant. Ex : The meeting was through ten minutes earlier than we expected.

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Had better do something

should do something ex : I think you'd better speak to Mr Peter right away this problem

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would rather do something

prefer to do something ex : Would you rather have an appointment this Friday or next Monday.

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contend

(vi) chiến đấu, đấu tranh =to contend for the truth+ đấu tranh cho chân lý =to contend with difficulties+ đấu tranh với những khó khăn (vi) tranh giành, ganh đua =to contend with someone for a prize+ tranh giải với ai (vi) tranh cãi, tranh luận (vt ) dám chắc rằng, cho rằng =I contend that it is impossible

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đối thủ, địch thủ

contender