English - Vietnamese Dictionary
boot /bu:t/Concise Dictionary
- danh từ
- ngăn để hành lý (đằng sau xe ô tô, xe ngựa)
- (sử học) giày tra tấn (dụng cụ tra tấn hình giày ống)
- to beat somebody out his boots
- đánh ai nhừ tử; đánh ai thâm tím mình mẩy
- to get the boot
- (từ lóng) bị đuổi, bị tống cổ ra, bị đá đít
- to give somebody the boot
- (từ lóng) đá đít ai, đuổi ai, tống cổ ai
- to have one's heart in one's boots
- like old boots
- (từ lóng) rán hết sức, ; dữ dội, mạnh mẽ, mãnh liệt
- over shoes over boots
- (tục ngữ) đã trót thì phải trét
- the boot is on the other leg
- trách nhiệm thuộc về phía bên kia
- ngoại động từ
- (từ Mỹ,nghĩa Mỹ) đi giày ống cho
- (sử học) tra tấn (bằng giày tra tấn)
- to boot out
- đuổi ra, tống cổ ra, đá đít ((nghĩa bóng))
+footwear that covers the whole foot and lower leg
+British term for the luggage compartment in a car
+the swift release of a store of affective force
+protective casing for something that resembles a leg
+an instrument of torture that is used to heat or crush the foot and leg
+a form of foot torture in which the feet are encased in iron and slowly crushed
+the act of delivering a blow with the foot
+kick; give a boot to
+cause to load (an operating system) and start the initial processes
Advanced English Dictionary
1 to boot. in addition, into the bargain, in addition, besides, moreover, as well, also, too, additionally:
He's stingy and cruel - and ugly to boot.
2 shoe, riding-boot, bootee:
I need a new pair of boots for my walking holiday.
3 eject, expel, shove, propel, push, Colloq kick:
The landlord booted three rowdies out of the pub.
4 Literary profit, avail, help, be in aid of:
What boots it to complain?
noun, verbCollocation Dictionary
1 a strong shoe that covers the foot and ankle and often the lower part of the leg: (BrE) walking boots + (AmE) hiking boots + a pair of black leather boots + cowboy boots
See also - DESERT BOOT, FOOTBALL BOOT, WELLINGTON
2 (BrE) (AmE trunk) the enclosed space at the back of a car that you put bags, cases, etc. in: I'll put the luggage in the boot. + Did you lock the boot?
See also - CAR BOOT SALE
3 [usually sing.] (informal) a quick hard kick: He gave the ball a tremendous boot.
4 (AmE) = CLAMP
Idioms: be given the boot
get the boot (informal) to be told that you must leave your job or that a relationship you are having with sb is over: He should have been given the boot years ago.
the boot is on the other foot (BrE) (AmE the shoe is on the other foot) used to say that a situation has changed so that sb now has power or authority over the person who used to have power or authority over them
put / stick the boot in (BrE, informal)
1 to kick sb very hard, especially when they are on the ground
2 to attack sb by criticizing them when they are in a difficult situation: I wonder if the press will put the boot in?
to boot (old-fashioned or humorous) used to add a comment to sth that you have said: He was a vegetarian, and a fussy one to boot.
more at BIG adj., FILL v., LICK v., TOUGH adj.
1 [VN +adv./prep.] to kick sb/sth hard with your foot: He booted the ball clear of the goal.
2 [V, VN] ~ (sth) (up) (computing) to prepare a computer for use by loading its OPERATING SYSTEM
3 [VN] (be / get booted) (AmE, informal) if you or your car is booted, a piece of equipment is fixed to the car's wheel so that you cannot drive it away, usually because the car is illegally parked
See also - CLAMP
Phrasal Verbs: boot sb<->out (of sth) (informal) to force sb to leave a place or job
heavy | lightweight | high | ankle, calf-length, knee-length, thigh-length | muddy | polished | fabric, kid, leather, plastic, suede | gum, rubber, Wellington | high-heeled, hob-nailed, lace-up, nailed, steel-capped, studded, thick-soled | army, baseball, climbing, cowboy, desert, football, hiking, riding, rugby, ski, walking
a pair of heavy walking boots
VERB + BOOT
have on, wear | put on, take off | lace up, unlace | polish
BOOT + NOUN
as tough as old boots
The meat was as tough as old boots.
| the toe of sb's boot
She kicked at the snow with the toe of her boot. > Special page at CLOTHES
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