English Vietnamese dictionary
- danh từ
- thuốc màu
- phấn (bôi má)
- as pretty (smart) as paint
- đẹp như vẽ
- ngoại động từ
- sơn, quét sơn
- to paint a door green: sơn cửa màu lục
- vẽ, tô vẽ, mô tả
- to paint a landscope: vẽ phong cảnh
- to paint a black (rosy) picture of: bôi đen (tô hồng)
- đánh phấn
- sơn, quét sơn
- nội động từ
- vẽ tranh
- thoa phấn
- to paint in
- ghi bằng sơn
- to paint out
- sơn phủ lên, lấy sơn quét lấp đi
- to panin in bright colours
- vẽ màu tươi, vẽ màu sáng; (nghĩa bóng) tô hồng (sự việc gì)
- to pain the lily
- mặc thêm là lượt cho phò mã (làm một việc thừa)
- to paint the town red
- (xem) town
Advanced English dictionary
1 [U] a liquid that is put on surfaces to give them a particular colour; a layer of this liquid when it has dried on a surface: white / yellow paint + gloss / matt / acrylic paint + The woodwork has recently been given a fresh coat of paint. + Wet paint! (= used as a sign) + The paint is starting to peel off.
See also -
2 (paints) [pl.] tubes or blocks of paint used for painting pictures: oil paints
1 ~ sth (with sth) to cover a surface or object with paint: [VN] We've decided to have the house painted. + Paint the shed with weather-resistant paint. + a brightly painted barge + [VN-ADJ] The walls were painted yellow. [also VN-N, V]
2 ~ (in sth)
~ sth (on sth) to make a picture or design using paints: [VN] to paint landscapes / portraits + A friend painted the children for me (= painted a picture of the children). + Slogans had been painted on the walls. + [V] She paints in oils. + My mother paints well.
3 [VN] ~ sb/sth (as sth) to give a particular impression of sb/sth
The article paints them as a bunch of petty criminals. + The documentary painted her in a bad light.
4 [VN] to put coloured MAKE-UP on your nails, lips, etc.
Idioms: paint a (grim, gloomy, rosy, etc.) picture of sb/sth to describe sth in a particular way; to give a particular impression of sb/sth: The report paints a vivid picture of life in the city. + Journalists paint a grim picture of conditions in the camps.
paint the town red (informal) to go to a lot of different bars, clubs, etc. and enjoy yourself
paint sth with a broad brush to describe sth in a general way, ignoring the details
more at BLACK adj.
Phrasal Verbs: paint sth<->out to cover part of a picture, sign, etc. with another layer of paint: The premises have been sold and the company name painted out.
paint over sth to cover sth with a layer of paint: We painted over the dirty marks on the wall.
thick | runny, thin | fresh | dry, wet | emulsion, enamel, gloss, matt, metallic, satin, spray | lead, lead-based, oil-based, water-based | acrylic, oil, poster
an artist working with acrylic paints
blob, speck, splash, spot
Specks of paint found at the scene were found to match the accused's car.
I'll give the walls a fresh coat of paint.
The artist has used several layers of paint to create the stormy sky.
(informal) A lick of paint will do wonders for the room.
| jar, pot, tube | box, set
a set of watercolour paints
VERB + PAINT
apply, put on, spray | daub with, spatter with, splash with | remove, scrape off, strip (off) | mix | dilute, thin
PAINT + VERB
dry | blister, chip, crack, flake (off), peel
Paint was peeling from the walls.
PAINT + NOUN
| pot | manufacturer, shop | job
We did a quick paint job on the car and hoped the damage wasn't noticeable.
carefully | badly, crudely
The walls had been painted very badly. a crudely painted human figure
| beautifully, exquisitely | brightly, gaily
the cheerful, brightly painted doors
| garishly, gaudily
an artist who usually paints in oils
I like to paint on canvas.
Paint the box all over with varnish.
freshly/newly painted, paint sth blue, white, etc.
We painted the walls light green.
Concise English dictionary
+a substance used as a coating to protect or decorate a surface (especially a mixture of pigment suspended in a liquid); dries to form a hard coating
+(basketball) a space (including the foul line) in front of the basket at each end of a basketball court; usually painted a different color from the rest of the court
+makeup consisting of a pink or red powder applied to the cheeks
+make a painting
+apply paint to; coat with paint
+make a painting of
+apply a liquid to; e.g., paint the gutters with linseed oil