((thường) + up) giữ cho khỏi chìm, làm cho nổi, nâng lên
((thường) + up) giữ vững tinh thần, làm cho phấn chấn
to be buoyed up with new hope: phấn chấn lên với niềm hy vọng mới
buoys|buoyed|buoyingbɔɪ noun +bright-colored; a float attached by rope to the seabed to mark channels in a harbor or underwater hazards verb +float on the surface of water +keep afloat +mark with a buoy
1 (navigational or channel) mark or marker, float; nun (-buoy), can (-buoy), bell (buoy), gong (-buoy), siren, signal, mooring-buoy, spar-buoy, lollipop:
Returning to port, always leave the red buoys to starboard.
We sang songs to buoy up our spirits while the rescuers dug their way towards us.
Advanced English Dictionary
noun, verb +noun an object which floats on the sea or a river to mark the places where it is dangerous and where it is safe for boats to go See also-LIFEBUOY +verb[VN][usually passive] 1 ~ sb (up) to make sb feel cheerful or confident: Buoyed by their win yesterday the team feel confident of further success. + Knowing that all her friends were there buoyed up her spirits. 2 ~ sb/sth (up) to keep sb/sth floating on water: The raft was buoyed (up) by empty petrol cans. 3 ~ sth (up) to keep prices at a high or satisfactory level: Trading on Wall Street was buoyed in part by rising bond prices.
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