English - Vietnamese Dictionary
allusion /ə'lu:ʤn/Concise Dictionary
- danh từ
- sự nói bóng gió, sự ám chỉ
- to make an allusion to: nói bóng gió, ám chỉ, nói đến
allusionsə'luːʒnAdvanced English Dictionary
+passing reference or indirect mention
+ nounCollocation Dictionary
[C, U] ~ (to sb/sth) something that is said or written that refers to or mentions another person or subject in an indirect way: His statement was seen as an allusion to the recent drug-related killings. + Her poetry is full of obscure literary allusion.
clear, direct | indirect, veiled
She was made uncomfortable by his veiled allusion to the previous night.
| classical, cultural, literary
VERB + ALLUSION
He makes several allusions to these events in his latest book.
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