English Vietnamese dictionary
- danh từ
- shoulder to shoulder: vai kề vai, kề vai sát cánh
- vai núi, vai chai, vai áo...
- miếng thịt vai (thịt lợn...)
- (quân sự) tư thế bồng súng
- to cry on someone's shoulders
- tìm an ủi của ai, kể lể nỗi niềm đau khổ với ai
- to give the cold shoulder to someone
- (xem) cold
- to have broad shoulders
- khoẻ; có thể vác nặng; có thể gánh vác nhiều trách nhiệm
- to lay the blame on the right shoulderx
- (xem) blame
- old head on young shoulders
- (xem) head
- to put (set) [one's] shoulder to [the] wheel
- gắng sức, ra tay
- to tell straight from the shoulder
- nói thẳng, nói bốp chát, nói thật
- to rub shoulders with
- chen vai với (bóng)
- động từ
- che bằng vai, lách, len lỏi
- vác lên vai; gánh trách nhiệm
- (quân sự) bồng súng
Advanced English dictionary
part of body
1 [C] either of the two parts of the body between the top of each arm and the neck: He slung the bag over his shoulder. + She tapped him on the shoulder. + He looked back over his shoulder. + She shrugged her shoulders (= showing that she didn't know or care). + an off-the-shoulder dress + He carried the child on his shoulders.
2 (in adjectives) having the type of shoulders mentioned: broad-shouldered
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3 [C] the part of a piece of clothing that covers the shoulder: a jacket with padded shoulders
4 [U, C] ~ (of sth) meat from the top part of one of the front legs of an animal that has four legs
of mountain / bottle, etc.
5 [C] ~ (of sth) a part of sth, such as a bottle or mountain, that is shaped like a shoulder: The village lay just around the shoulder of the hill.
side of road
6 [C] (AmE) an area of ground at the side of a road where vehicles can stop in an emergency: No shoulder for next 5 miles.
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Idioms: be looking over your shoulder to be anxious and have the feeling that sb is going to do sth unpleasant or harmful to you: If you give the police his name, you'll spend the rest of your life looking over your shoulder, wondering when he'll find you.
on sb's shoulders if blame, guilt, etc. is on sb's shoulders, they must take responsibility for it: Stop trying to put the blame on somebody else's shoulders.
put your shoulder to the wheel to start working very hard at a particular task: Everyone is going to have to put their shoulder to the wheel.
a shoulder to cry on (used to describe a person who listens to your problems and gives you sympathy)
shoulder to shoulder (with sb)
1 physically close to sb: The large crowd stood shoulder to shoulder in the stands.
2 as one group that has the same aims, opinions, etc.
more at CHIP n., COLD adj., HEAD n., OLD, RUB v., STRAIGHT adv.
1 [VN] to accept the responsibility for sth: to shoulder the responsibility / blame for sth + women who shoulder the double burden of childcare and full-time work
push with shoulder
2 [+adv./prep.] to push forward with your shoulder in order to get somewhere: [VN] He shouldered his way through the crowd and went after her. + [V] She shouldered past a woman with a screaming baby.
3 [VN +adv./prep.] to push sb/sth out of your way with your shoulder: He shouldered the man aside.
carry on shoulder
4 [VN] to carry sth on your shoulder: She shouldered her bag and set off home. + to shoulder arms (= to hold a weapon, rifle, etc. against your shoulder while you are not using it)
1 part of the body between the neck and the arm
SHOULDER + NOUN
2 shoulders: the part between the two shoulders
VERB + SHOULDER
SHOULDER + VERB
1 accept the responsibility for sth
VERB + SHOULDER
2 push sb/sth with your shoulder
Concise English dictionary
+the part of the body between the neck and the upper arm
+a cut of beef from the shoulder of the animal
+a ball-and-socket joint between the head of the humerus and a cavity of the scapula
+narrow edge of land (usually unpaved) along the side of a road
+lift onto one's shoulders
+push with the shoulders
+carry a burden, either real or metaphoric