English - Vietnamese Dictionary
adventure /əd'ventʃə/Concise Dictionary
- động từ
- phiêu lưu, mạo hiểm, liều
- to adventure to do something: liều làm việc gì
- to adventure one's life: liều mạng
- dám đi, dám đến (nơi nào...)
- dám tiến hành (cuộc kinh doanh...)
- danh từ
- sự phiêu lưu, sự mạo hiểm; việc làm mạo hiểm, việc làm táo bạo
- stories of adventures: những truyện phiêu lưu
- sự nguy hiểm, sự hiểm nghèo
- sự việc bất ngờ
- to meet with an adventure gặp: một sự việc bất ngờ
- sự may rủi, sự tình cờ
- if, by adventure,you come across him: nếu tình cờ anh có gặp hắn
- (thương nghiệp) sự đầu cơ
+a wild and exciting undertaking (not necessarily lawful)
+take a risk in the hope of a favorable outcome
+put at risk
Advanced English Dictionary
1 exploit, escapade, danger, peril; affair, undertaking, feat, deed; experience, incident, event, occurrence, happening, episode:
We shared many wartime adventures.
2 speculation, hazard, chance, risk, venture, enterprise:
I lost a fortune in some of his financial adventures.
3 venture, hazard, risk, imperil, endanger, jeopardize, threaten:
Would you adventure your pension money in such a scheme?
4 dare, wager, bet, gamble, stake, try one's luck, Brit punt:
She adventured a whole week's salary on the pools.
+ nounCollocation Dictionary
1 [C] an unusual, exciting or dangerous experience, journey or series of events: her adventures travelling in Africa + When you're a child, life is one big adventure. + adventure stories + Popper described science as the greatest adventure in the world.
2 [U] excitement and the willingness to take risks, try new ideas, etc: a sense / spirit of adventure + I set out across the country looking for adventure.
big, exciting, great, wonderful | little
We had a little adventure yesterday.
| dangerous, perilous | hair-raising
hair-raising adventure films
| romantic | fantasy, foreign, historical, military, sexual
VERB + ADVENTURE
embark on, have | be looking for, want
Those of you looking for adventure can shoot the rapids.
Perhaps the war offered adventure, travel, a use for his gifts.
ADVENTURE + NOUN
film, novel, story | holiday | playground
quite an adventure
(= very exciting)Our trip to London was quite an adventure for the children.
| a sense/spirit of adventure
The journey began cheerfully with a sense of adventure.
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