English - Vietnamese Dictionary
ache /cik/Concise Dictionary
- nội động từ
- đau, nhức, nhức nhối
- my head aches: tôi nhức đầu
- (nghĩa bóng) đau đớn
- my head aches at the sight of such misfortunes: lòng tôi đau đớn trước những cảnh ngộ rủi ro ấy
+a dull persistent (usually moderately intense) pain
+feel physical pain
+have a desire for something or someone who is not present
+be the source of pain
Advanced English Dictionary
1 pain, hurt, smart, throb, pound; sting:
My jaw has been aching since that tooth was extracted.
2 yearn, long, hunger, hanker, pine; crave:
A hostage for a year, he was aching to see his wife and children.
3 pain, pang, throbbing, pounding, smarting, soreness:
I have had this ache in my back, Doctor, and I can't stand up straight.
4 pang, pain; distress; longing:
There's been an ache in my heart, my darling, ever since you went away.
verb, nounCollocation Dictionary
1 [V] to feel a continuous dull pain: I'm aching all over. + Her eyes ached from lack of sleep. + (figurative) It makes my heart ache (= it makes me sad) to see her suffer.
2 ~ for sb/sth (written) to have a strong desire for sb/sth or to do sth
[V] I was aching for home. + [V to inf] He ached to see her.
+ noun (often in compounds) a continuous feeling of pain in a part of the body: Mummy, I've got a tummy ache. + Muscular aches and pains can be soothed by a relaxing massage. + (figurative) an ache in my heart (= a continuous sad feeling)
See also - BELLYACHE, HEARTACHE
achy adjective (informal): I felt hot and achy all over.
1 physical pain
dull, nagging, throbbing | familiar | muscular, stomach, tummy
VERB + ACHE
be aware of, feel
I felt the familiar ache in my lower back.
He changed his position once again to ease the ache in his back.
ACHE + VERB
A dull ache throbbed at the back of David's head.
a nagging ache in her knee
aches and pains
He was always complaining about his various aches and pains.
2 great sorrow
deep, dull, nagging
VERB + ACHE
She kept feeling the nagging ache in her heart.
She could hardly speak for the ache in her heart.
| ~ inside, ~ of
the ache of loneliness inside him
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