English - Vietnamese Dictionary
burrow /'bʌrou/Concise Dictionary
- động từ
- đào, đào, bới
- to burrow one's way underground: đào lối đi dưới đất
- (nghĩa bóng) tìm tòi, tra cứu, điều tra
- to burrow into a mystery: điều tra một điều bí ẩn
- to burrow into reference books and dictionaries: tra cứu các sách tham khảo và từ điển
+a hole in the ground made by an animal for shelter
+move through by or as by digging
Advanced English Dictionary
1 excavation, hole, warren, tunnel:
The rabbit retreated to its burrow under the hedge.
2 dig, delve, tunnel, bore; excavate:
The larvae burrow into the wood where the birds can hear them moving about.
verb, nounCollocation Dictionary
1 to make a hole or a tunnel in the ground by digging: [V, usually +adv./prep.] Earthworms burrow deep into the soil. + moles burrowing away underground + [VN +adv./prep.] The rodent burrowed its way into the sand.
2 [+adv./prep.] to press yourself close to sb or under sth: [V] He burrowed down beneath the blankets. + [VN] She burrowed her face into his chest.
3 [V +adv./prep.] to search for sth under or among things: She burrowed in the drawer for a pair of socks. + He was afraid that they would burrow into his past.
a hole or tunnel in the ground made by animals such as rabbits for them to live in
deep | away, down
He switched off the bedside lamp and burrowed down beneath the bedclothes.
Rabbits had burrowed under the fence.
Earthworms burrow deep into the subsoil.
worms that burrow through dead wood
burrow your way
Ivy had burrowed its way through the walls.
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