English - Vietnamese Dictionary
butter /'bʌtə/Concise Dictionary
- danh từ
- lời nịnh hót; sự bợ đỡ, sự nịnh nọt đê tiện
- to look as if butter would not melt in one's mouth
- làm ra bộ đoan trang; màu mè
- ngoại động từ
- phết bơ vào; xào nấu với bơ; thêm bơ vào
- bợ đỡ, nịnh nọt ((cũng) to butter up)
- fine words butter no parsnips
- to worf [on] which side one's bread buttered
- biết rõ chỗ nào có lợi cho mình; biết rõ đứng về phía nào có lợi cho mình
butters|buttered|buttering'bʌtəAdvanced English Dictionary
+an edible emulsion of fat globules made by churning milk or cream; for cooking and table use
+a fighter who strikes the opponent with his head
+spread butter on
noun, verbCollocation Dictionary
[U] a soft yellow food made from cream or milk, used in cooking and for spreading on bread: Fry the onions in butter. + Do you want butter or margarine on your toast?
See also - BRANDY BUTTER, BREAD AND BUTTER, PEANUT BUTTER
Idioms: butter wouldn't melt in sb's mouth (spoken) used to say that sb seems to be innocent, kind, etc. when they are not really
more at KNIFE v.
+ verb [VN] to spread or put butter on sth: She buttered four thick slices of bread.
Idioms see KNOW v.
Phrasal Verbs: butter sb<->up (informal) to say nice things to sb so that they will help you or give you sth: Stop trying to butter me up! + He's always trying to butter up the boss.
fresh | rancid | melted
Brush the pastry with a little melted butter.
| clarified | salted, unsalted | brandy, cocoa, garlic, herb, peanut
knob, pat, slab
He put a large knob of butter on the potatoes.
VERB + BUTTER
put on, spread (sth with)
Put some butter on the crackers, please. He spread butter on the roll.
| heat, melt, soften | beat (in), cream, mix, rub in
Cream the butter and icing sugar together until light and fluffy. Rub the butter into the flour.
BUTTER + VERB
This butter doesn't spread very well.
The butter melted in the heat.
BUTTER + NOUN
sauce | dish, knife
courgettes sauteed in butter
bread and butter
> Special page at FOODverb
generously, thickly | lightly
lightly buttered toast
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