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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
butter /'bʌtə/
  • 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
      • (xem) word
    • 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
Concise Dictionary
butters|buttered|buttering'bʌtə
noun
+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
verb
+spread butter on
Advanced English Dictionary
noun, verb
+ noun
[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.
Collocation Dictionary
noun

ADJ.

fresh | rancid | melted
Brush the pastry with a little melted butter.
| clarified | salted, unsalted | brandy, cocoa, garlic, herb, peanut

QUANT.

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.
| make

BUTTER + VERB

spread
This butter doesn't spread very well.
| melt
The butter melted in the heat.

BUTTER + NOUN

sauce | dish, knife

PREP.

in ~
courgettes sauteed in butter

PHRASES

bread and butter
> Special page at FOOD

verb

ADV.

generously, thickly | lightly
lightly buttered toast



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