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bee /bi:/
  • danh từ
    • (động vật học) con ong
      • to keep bees: nuôi ong
    • nhà thơ
    • người bận nhiều việc
    • (từ Mỹ,nghĩa Mỹ) buổi vui chơi tập thể, buổi lao động tập thể
    • busy as a bee
      • hết sức bận
    • to have a bee in one's bonnet
      • nung nấu trong óc một ý nghĩ gì; có một cái gì ám ảnh trong đầu
    • to have one's head full of bees; to have been in the hesd (brains)
      • ấp ủ trong lòng những mộng tưởng viễn vông
    • to put the bee on
      • (từ Mỹ,nghĩa Mỹ), (từ lóng) nài xin, xin lải nhải
Concise Dictionary
beesbiː
noun
+any of numerous hairy-bodied insects including social and solitary species
+a social gathering to carry out some communal task or to hold competitions

Advanced English Dictionary
+ noun
1 a black and yellow flying insect that can sting. Bees live in large groups and make HONEY (= a sweet sticky substance that is good to eat): a swarm of bees + a bee sting + Bees were buzzing in the clover.
See also - BEEHIVE, BEESWAX, BUMBLEBEE, QUEEN BEE
2 (AmE) a meeting in a group where people combine work, competition and pleasure: a sewing / spelling bee
Idioms: the bee's knees (informal) an excellent person or thing: She thinks she's the bee's knees (= she has a very high opinion of herself).
have a bee in your bonnet (about sth) (informal) to think or talk about sth all the time and to think that it is very important: Our teacher has a bee in his bonnet about punctuation.
more at BIRD, BUSY adj.
Collocation Dictionary
noun

ADJ.

bumble
(also
bumblebee
),
honey, killer | queen, worker | angry
He was stung by thousands of angry bees.

QUANT.

swarm

BEE + VERB

buzz, hum
A bee buzzed in my ear.
| sting (sb) | fly, swarm
The bees swarmed round the hive.

BEE + NOUN

hive
(also
beehive
)
| sting | keeper
(also
bee-keeper
)



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