English - Vietnamese Dictionary
breast /brest/Concise Dictionary
- danh từ
- (nghĩa bóng) lòng, tâm trạng, tình cảm
- to have a troubled breast: (có tâm trạng) lo âu
- (nghĩa bóng) nguồn nuôi sống
- to make a cleans breast of
- thú nhận, thú lỗi, nhận tội; khai hết những việc đã làm
- ngoại động từ
- lấy ngực để chống đỡ (cái gì); chống lại
+the front part of the trunk from the neck to the abdomen
+either of two soft fleshy milk-secreting glandular organs on the chest of a woman
+meat carved from the breast of a fowl
+meet at breast level
+reach the summit
Advanced English Dictionary
1 chest, bosom, bust; teat, Technical mamma, Slang boob, knocker, tit, titty:
He clasped the child to his breast. On some beaches in Europe, women bare their breasts when sunbathing.
2 soul, core, heart, heart of hearts:
I feel in my breast it is the right thing to do.
noun, verbCollocation Dictionary
part of body
1 [C] either of the two round soft parts at the front of a woman's body that produce milk when she has had a baby: She put the baby to her breast. + breast cancer + breast milk
2 [C] the similar, smaller part on a man's body, which does not produce milk
3 [C] (literary) the top part of the front of your body, below your neck
She cradled the child against her breast.
4 [C] the part of a piece of clothing that covers your chest: A row of medals was pinned to the breast of his coat.
5 [C] the front part of a bird's body: breast feathers + The robin has a red breast.
6 [C, U] meat from the front part of the body of a bird or an animal: chicken / turkey breasts + breast of lamb
7 (in adjectives) having the type of chest or breasts mentioned: a small-breasted / full-breasted woman + bare-breasted + the yellow-breasted male of the species
See also - DOUBLE-BREASTED, SINGLE-BREASTED
8 [C] (literary) the part of the body where the feelings and emotions are thought to be: a troubled breast
See also - CHIMNEY BREAST
Idioms see BEAT v., CLEAN adj.
+ verb [VN] (formal)
1 to reach the top of a hill, etc: As they breasted the ridge, they saw the valley and lake before them.
2 to push through sth, touching it with your chest: He strode into the ocean, breasting the waves.
1 part of a woman's body
ample, big, full, heavy, large | little, small | bare, naked | firm, pert, pointed | round, shapely | sagging
BREAST + NOUN
cancer | screening | milk
put a baby to the breast
(= to feed a baby from the breast),
take the breast
(= to feed from the breast)
2 your chest
beat your breast, hold/clutch sb/sth to your breast
He held the letter to his breast.
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