English - Vietnamese Dictionary
bore /bɔ:/Concise Dictionary
- danh từ
- nòng (súng); cỡ nòng (súng)
- động từ
- khoan đào, xoi
- to bore a tunnel through the mountain: đào một đường hầm qua núi
- lách qua
- to bore through the crowd: lách qua đám đông
- chèn (một con ngựa khác) ra khỏi vòng đua (đua ngựa)
- danh từ
- việc chán ngắt, việc buồn tẻ
- người hay quấy rầy, người hay làm phiền; người hay nói chuyện dớ dẩn
- ngoại động từ
- làm buồn
- to be bored to death: buồn đến chết mất
- làm rầy, làm phiền, quấy rầy
- danh từ
- nước triều lớn (ở cửa sông)
+a person who evokes boredom
+a high wave (often dangerous) caused by tidal flow (as by colliding tidal currents or in a narrow estuary)
+diameter of a tube or gun barrel
+a hole or passage made by a drill; usually made for exploratory purposes
+cause to be bored
+make a hole with a pointed power or hand tool
+massive plantigrade carnivorous or omnivorous mammals with long shaggy coats and strong claws
+an investor with a pessimistic market outlook; an investor who expects prices to fall and so sells now in order to buy later at a lower price
+put up with something or somebody unpleasant
+move while holding up or supporting
+bring forth, "The apple tree bore delicious apples this year"
+take on as one's own the expenses or debts of another person
+contain or hold; have within
+have on one's person
+behave in a certain manner
+have rightfully; of rights, titles, and offices
+support or hold in a certain manner
+be pregnant with
Advanced English Dictionary
1 hole, drill-hole, borehole:
A bore of six inches was carried to a depth of 2086 feet.
2 pierce, perforate, drill, penetrate, puncture, tap, punch, stab, prick; sink, tunnel, dig (out), gouge (out); hollow out:
Bore a hole through this sheet metal. The oil rig is boring through solid rock.
1 annoyance, nuisance:
Reggie is such a bore - always talking about himself.
2 weary, wear out, tire, exhaust, jade:
The programme so bored me that I fell asleep.
verb, noun-see also BEAR, BORE, BORNE v.Collocation Dictionary
1 [VN] to make sb feel bored, especially by talking too much: I'm not boring you, am I? + Has he been boring you with his stories about China?
2 ~ (into / through sth) to make a long deep hole with a tool or by digging: [V] The drill is strong enough to bore through solid rock. + [VN] to bore a hole in sth
3 [V] ~ into sb/sth (of eyes) to stare in a way that makes sb feel uncomfortable: His blue eyes seemed to bore into her.
1 [C] a person who is very boring, usually because they talk too much
2 [sing.] a situation or thing that is boring or that annoys you: It's such a bore having to stay late this evening.
3 (also gauge especially in AmE) (especially in compounds) the hollow inside of a tube, such as a pipe or a gun; the width of the hole: a tube with a wide / narrow bore + a twelve-bore shotgun
4 a strong, high wave that rushes along a river from the sea at particular times of the year
5 (also borehole) a deep hole made in the ground, especially to find water or oil
Idioms see CRASH v.
awful, crashing, dreadful, real, terrible, utter
Her husband is a crashing bore.
a bit of a bore 2 a bore
sth that you have to do
awful, great, real, terrible
It's an awful bore having to meet my aunt for lunch.
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