he is the backbone of the football team: anh ấy là cột trụ của đội bóng
(nghĩa bóng) nghị lực; sức mạnh
to lack backbone: thiếu nghị lực
to the backbone
chính cống, hoàn toàn
he is an Englishman to the backbone: hắn là một người Anh chính cống
backbonesnoun +a central cohesive source of support and stability +fortitude and determination +the series of vertebrae forming the axis of the skeleton and protecting the spinal cord +the part of a book's cover that encloses the inner side of the book's pages and that faces outward when the book is shelved +the part of a network that connects other networks together
1 spine, spinal column:
He's much better since the surgery on his backbone.
2 mainstay, chief or main support, buttress, pillar:
Sheila has been the backbone of the society, but she has now moved away.
+noun 1[C] the row of small bones that are connected together down the middle of the back Synonym: SPINE 2[sing.] the most important part of a system, an organization, etc. that gives it support and strength: Agriculture forms the backbone of the rural economy. 3[U] the strength of character that you need to do sth difficult: He doesn't have the backbone to face the truth.
Random quote: I have been impressed with the urgency of doing. Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Being willing is not enough; we must do.: Leonardo da Vinci