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bait /beit/Concise Dictionary
- danh từ
- mồi, bả ((nghĩa đen) & (nghĩa bóng))
- live bait: mồi sống (bằng cả con...)
- sự dừng lại dọc đường để ăn uống nghỉ ngơi
- ngoại động từ
- mắc mồi (vào lưỡi câu hay vào bẫy)
- cho (ngựa...) ăn uống nghỉ ngơi khi dừng lại ở dọc đường
- cho chó trêu chọc (những con thú đã bị xích lại); trêu chọc (những con thú đã bị xích lại)
- nội động từ
- dừng lại dọc đường để ăn uống nghỉ ngơi
baits|baited|baitingbeɪtAdvanced English Dictionary
+anything that serves as an enticement
+something used to lure victims into danger
+harass with persistent criticism or carping
+lure, entice, or entrap with bait
+attack with dogs or set dogs upon
noun, verbCollocation Dictionary
1 food put on a hook to catch fish or in nets, traps, etc. to catch animals or birds: Live worms are used as bait. + The fish took the bait.
2 a person or thing that is used to catch sb or to attract them, for example to make them do what you want: He had chosen the right bait to persuade her to go. + The police used him as bait to trap the killers.
+ verb [VN]
1 to place food on a hook, in a trap, etc. in order to attract or catch an animal: He baited the trap with a piece of meat.
2 to deliberately try to make sb angry by making cruel or insulting remarks: The soldiers remained calm even though the crowd was baiting them.
3 (- baiting) (in compound nouns) the activity of attacking a wild animal with dogs: bear-baiting + badger-baiting
He used maggots as live bait.
VERB + BAIT
put out, set out
We'll put out the bait and see what happens.
| use sth as | nibble (at), rise to, take
(all often figurative) We hope that potential investors will take the bait.
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