Từ điển trực tuyến - Online Dictionary

English - Vietnamese Dictionary
badly /'bædli/
  • phó từ worse; worst
    • xấu, tồi, dở, bậy
      • to behave badly: ăn ở bậy bạ
    • ác
    • nặng trầm trọng, nguy ngập
      • to be badly wounded: bị thương nặng
      • to be badly beaten: bị đánh thua nặng
    • lắm rất
      • to want something badly: rất cần cái gì
Concise Dictionary
+to a severe or serious degree
+(`ill' is often used as a combining form) in a poor or improper or unsatisfactory manner; not well
+evilly or wickedly
+in a disobedient or naughty way
+with great intensity (`bad' is a nonstandard variant for `badly')
+very much; strongly
+without skill or in a displeasing manner
+in a disadvantageous way; to someone's disadvantage
+unfavorably or with disapproval
+with unusual distress or resentment or regret or emotional display

Thesaurus Dictionary
1 poorly, defectively, insufficiently, inadequately, unsatisfactorily, carelessly, ineptly, shoddily, inadequately, deficiently:
We lived in a badly furnished flat in the East End.
2 unfortunately, unluckily, unsuccessfully, unfavourably, poorly:
These are an improvement on the former rules, which worked badly.
3 incorrectly, faultily, defectively, poorly, improperly, inaccurately, erroneously, unacceptably; ineptly, inartistically, amateurishly, awfully:
He speaks English badly. He sings badly.
4 immorally, wickedly, viciously, mischievously, naughtily, shamefully, improperly, villainously:
The school has had its share of badly behaved pupils.
5 dangerously, severely, gravely, critically, grievously, seriously:
Her father was badly wounded in the war.
6 unkindly, cruelly, harshly, severely, wretchedly, dreadfully, improperly, atrociously, horribly, unspeakably:
The prisoners were treated so badly that few survived.
7 unfavourably, damagingly, critically:
Even her friends spoke badly of her.
8 very much, greatly, seriously:
Peter is badly in need of extra money.
9 distressfully, emotionally, hard:
He took the news badly.
Advanced English Dictionary
+ adverb (worse, worst)
1 not skilfully or not carefully: to play / sing badly + badly designed / organized
2 not successfully: Things have been going badly. + I did badly (= was not successful) in my exams.
3 not in a satisfactory way: to behave / sleep badly + badly paid / treated + The kids took the dog's death very badly (= they were very unhappy).
4 in a way that makes people get a bad opinion about sth: The economic crisis reflects badly on the government's policies. + She's only trying to help, so don't think badly of her.
5 used to emphasize how much you want, need, etc. sb/sth: The building is badly in need of repair. + They wanted to win so badly. + I miss her badly.
6 used to emphasize how serious a situation or an event is: badly damaged / injured / hurt + The country has been badly affected by recession. + Everything's gone badly wrong!
Idioms: badly off
1 not having much money; poor
2 not in a good situation: I've got quite a big room so I'm not too badly off. + Lots of people are far worse off than we are.
be badly off for sth (BrE) to not have enough of sth

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