English - Vietnamese Dictionary
buffet /'bufei/Concise Dictionary
- danh từ
- (nghĩa bóng) điều rũi, điều bất hạnh
- động từ
- (nghĩa bóng) đày đoạ, vùi dập
- to be buffeted by fate: bị số phận đày đoạ
- chống chọi, vật lộn (với sóng...)
- to buffet with the waves: chống chọi với sóng
buffets|buffeted|buffeting'bʌfɪtAdvanced English Dictionary
+a piece of furniture that stands at the side of a dining room; has shelves and drawers
+a meal set out on a buffet at which guests help themselves
+usually inexpensive bar
+strike against forcefully
+strike, beat repeatedly
noun-see also BUFFETCollocation Dictionary
1 a meal at which people serve themselves from a table and then stand or sit somewhere else to eat: a buffet lunch / supper + Dinner will be a cold buffet, not a sit-down meal. + a finger buffet (= food that you can eat with your hands, not with a knife and fork)
2 a place, for example in a train or bus station, where you can buy food and drinks to eat or drink there, or to take away
3 (BrE) = BUFFET CAR
4 (especially AmE) = SIDEBOARD (1)
[VN] [often passive] to knock or push sb/sth roughly from side to side: to be buffeted by the wind + (figurative, formal) The nation had been buffeted by a wave of strikes.
See also - BUFFET
buffeting noun [U, C, usually sing.]: The tiny boat was ill-equipped for the buffeting it got from the wind and the rain.
1 on a train/in a station
BUFFET + NOUN
bar, car, service
delicious, excellent | extensive, generous | cold, salad | running
The running buffet is available from 6 p.m. to 2 a.m.
| finger, fork | lunchtime
VERB + BUFFET
A finger buffet will be served.
| lay out
A buffet was laid out for the conference delegates.
BUFFET + NOUN
breakfast, dinner, lunch, meal, supper | table | reception | style
Breakfast is served buffet style.
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