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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
chalk /tʃɔ:k/
  • danh từ
    • đá phấn
    • phấn (viết)
      • a piece of chalk: một viên phấn (viết)
    • điểm ghi bằng phấn (trong một trò chơi)
    • (từ lóng) vết sẹo, vết xước
    • as like as chalk and cheese
      • căn bản khác nhau
    • to believe that chalk is cheese
      • trông gà hoá cuốc
    • chalks away; by a long chalk; by long chalks
      • hơn nhiều, bỏ xa
    • he is the better man by a long chalk: nó bỏ xa đối phương, nó hơn đối phương nhiều
    • not to know chalk from cheese
      • không biết gì cả, không hiểu gì cả
    • to walk the chalk
      • đi đúng giữa hai vạch phấn (để tỏ là minh không say rượu khi bị đưa đến cảnh sát...)
    • (nghĩa bóng) xử, sự mực thước đứng đắn
    • to walk (stump) one's chalk
      • (từ lóng) chuồn, tẩu, chạy trốn
  • ngoại động từ
    • viết bằng phấn, vẽ bằng phấn, ghi bằng phấn
    • bôi phấn
    • to chalk out
      • đề ra, vạc (kế hoạch để thực hiện)
    • to chalk up
      • (thương nghiệp) ghi (một món tiền vào sổ nợ)
    • to chalk up a victory
      • ghi được một thắng lợi, giành được một thắng lợi
Concise Dictionary
+a soft whitish calcite
+a pure flat white with little reflectance
+an amphetamine derivative (trade name Methedrine) used in the form of a crystalline hydrochloride; used as a stimulant to the nervous system and as an appetite suppressant
+a piece of calcite or a similar substance, usually in the shape of a crayon, that is used to write or draw on blackboards or other flat surfaces
+write, draw, or trace with chalk
Advanced English Dictionary
noun, verb
+ noun
1 a type of soft white stone: the chalk cliffs of southern England
2 (also chalks [pl.]) a substance similar to chalk made into white or coloured sticks for writing or drawing: a piece / stick of chalk + drawing diagrams with chalk on the blackboard + a box of coloured chalks
Idioms: chalk and cheese (BrE) if two people or things are like chalk and cheese or as different as chalk and cheese, they are completely different from each other: Frank and I will never get along. We're chalk and cheese.
more at LONG adj.
+ verb [VN] ~ sth (up) (on sth) to write or draw sth with chalk: She chalked (up) the day's menu on the board. + A message was chalked on the door-'Back at 11 o'clock.' + a chalked outline of a human body + The scores were chalked up on the wall.
Idioms: chalk it up to experience (spoken, especially AmE) used to say that you should think of a failure as being sth that you can learn from
Phrasal Verbs: chalk up sth (informal) to achieve or record a success, points in a game, etc: The team chalked up their tenth win this season. + As a Hollywood actor he has chalked up a number of box-office successes. + They will have chalked up 40 years of marriage this summer.
chalk sth up to sth (AmE, informal) to consider that sth is caused by sth: We can chalk that win up to a lot of luck.
Collocation Dictionary

1 white rock




cliff, downs, hill | pit, quarry

2 small stick of chalk


a box of coloured chalks


piece, stick


drawing | dust


in ~
She had scrawled a note in chalk across the blackboard.
| with ~
to write with chalk

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