/ ə'baʊnd /
- To exist in very large numbers:
Rumours abound as to the reasons for his resignation.
Examples of this abound in her book.
abound with/in something
The forests abound with deer, birds, and squirrels.
+ Có thừa
/ 'keɪpəb ə l /
- Having the qualities or ability needed to do something :
capable of (doing) something
I don’t think he’s capable of murder.
— capably adverb
+ Thành thạo, giỏi, có năng lực
/ kəm'pækt /
- To press something together so that it becomes smaller or more solid :
+ Kết lại thành khối, cô đọng lại ..
/ kɒrɪdɔ /
- A long narrow passage on a train or between rooms in a building, with doors leading off it
in the corridor
>>We had to wait outside in the corridor until our names were called.
down/along the corridor
>>She hurried down the corridor.
+ Hành lang
/ kɜ:b /
- To control or limit something in order to prevent it from having a harmful effect:
>>measures to curb the spread of the virus
+ Kiềm chế
/ ɪk'stɪəriə /
- The outside of something, especially a building OPP interior
>>the exterior of the factory
+ Bề ngoài, mặt ngoài [n]
+ Ở bên ngoài [adj]
/ ɪnkə'pæsɪteɪt /
1. To make you too ill or weak to live and work normally:
>>Her mother has been incapacitated by a fall.
2. To stop a system, piece of equipment etc from working properly :
>>A successful attack would incapacitate military training camps.
— incapacitation noun
+ (Làm mất) khả năng, năng lực
+ Tước quyền
/ nəsesəteɪt /
- To make it necessary for you to do something:
necessitate doing something
This would necessitate interviewing all the staff.
+ Cần thiết, đòi hỏi, bắt buộc phải có
/ pɒvəti /
- The situation or experience of being poor → poor, impoverished :
>>Millions of elderly people live in poverty.
+ Cảnh nghèo nàn, bần cùng
/ ræmp /
1. (noun) A slope that has been built to connect two places that are at different levels :
>>Ramps are needed at exits and entrances for wheelchair users.
2. (verb) To try to persuade people that a company’s shares are worth more than they really are:
>>To ramp up a share price during a takeover bid is unacceptable.
+ Dôc thoai thoải [n]
+ Lừa đảo, tính ra cắt cổ [v]
/ rekri'eɪʃən /
- An activity that you do for pleasure or amusement → hobby, pastime, leisure:
>>His only recreations are drinking beer and watching football.
+ Sự giải trí, tiêu khiển
/ slɪpəri /
1. Something that is slippery is difficult to hold, walk on etc because it is wet or greasy :
>>In places, the path can be wet and slippery.
2. Someone who is slippery cannot be trusted :
>>Martin is a slippery customer (= someone you should not trust ) so be careful what you say to him.
— slipperiness noun [ uncountable ]
+ Trơn, dễ tuột, khó nắm giữ
+ Người láu cá, không đáng tin
/ slɒp /
- If liquid slops somewhere, it moves around or over the edge of a container in an uncontrolled way SYN splash:
Coffee slopped over the rim of her cup.
+ Tràn ra, sánh ra
/ te'reɪn /
- A particular type of land :
+ Địa thế, địa hình
/ ʌn'wi:ldi /
- An unwieldy object is big, heavy, and difficult to carry or use
— unwieldiness noun
+ Cồng kềnh, khó di chuyển, khó điều khiển