English - Vietnamese Dictionary
alley /'æli/Concise Dictionary
- danh từ+ (alleyway)/'æli,wei/
- ngõ, đường đi, lối đi (giữa các dãy nhà); ngõ hẻm, phố hẻm
- lối đi có cây, đường đi có trồng cây (trong công viên...); hành lang (trong rừng)
- danh từ
- hòn bi (bằng đá thạch cao) ((cũng) ally)
alleys'ælɪAdvanced English Dictionary
+a narrow street with walls on both sides
+a lane down which a bowling ball is rolled toward pins
+ nounCollocation Dictionary
1 (also alleyway ) a narrow passage behind or between buildings: a narrow / dark alley + The car was hidden down a narrow alley in the downtown area. + He ran down one of the dark alleys at the back of the shops.
See also - BLIND ALLEY, BOWLING ALLEY
2 (AmE) = TRAMLINES
Idioms: (right) up your alley (AmE) = (right) up your street at STREET: A teaching job would be right up her alley.
dark | little, narrow
a maze of narrow alleys
I don't want to be left for dead in some stinking alley.
| cobbled | back, side
ALLEY + VERB
lead onto sth, lead to sth
The alley leads to the village square.
ALLEY + NOUN
along an/the ~
I walked back along a side alley.
| down an/the ~
a bookshop down a little alley
| in an/the ~
They had cornered him in an alley.
| through an/the ~
She wandered through the back alleys.
| up an/the ~
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