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claw /klɔ:/
  • danh từ
    • vuốt (mèo, chim)
    • chân có vuốt
    • càng (cua...)
    • vật hình móc
    • (kỹ thuật) cam, vấu, cái kẹp
    • (thông tục) tay
      • hold out your claw: đưa tay ra đây
    • to draw in one's claw
      • bớt hăng, bớt sôi nổi; có thái độ ôn hoà hơn
    • to pare (cut) someone's claw
      • bẻ móng vuốt của ai (bóng)
  • ngoại động từ
    • quắp (bằng vuốt)
    • quào, cào; xé (bằng vuốt)
    • gãi
    • nội động từ
      • (+ at) móc vào, bám lấy; vồ, chụp bằng móng
        • the tiger clawed at the pig: hỗ vồ lợn
      • (+ off) (hàng hải) ra khơi, ra khỏi bến cảng (thuyền)
      • claw me and I'll claw you
        • hãy đề cao tôi, tôi lại đề cao anh
    Concise Dictionary
    claws|clawed|clawingklɔː
    noun
    +sharp curved horny process on the toe of a bird or some mammals or reptiles
    +a mechanical device that is curved or bent to suspend or hold or pull something
    +a grasping structure on the limb of a crustacean or other arthropods
    +a bird's foot
    verb
    +move as if by clawing, seizing, or digging
    +clutch as if in panic
    +scratch, scrape, pull, or dig with claws or nails
    +attack as if with claws

    Thesaurus Dictionary
    n.
    1 talon, nail:
    The cat had scratched her badly with its claws.
    v.
    2 scratch, tear, scrape, rake, slash:
    She clawed at his face to break his grip on her throat.
    3 grapple, grab, catch, scrape, scrabble:
    He tried to climb up the embankment, clawing at the steep wall.
    Advanced English Dictionary
    noun, verb
    + noun
    1 one of the sharp curved nails on the end of an animal's or a bird's foot: The cat lashed out with its claws.
    2 a long, sharp curved part of the body of some types of SHELLFISH, used for catching and holding things: the claws of a crab
    3 part of a tool or machine, like a claw, used for holding, pulling or lifting things: a claw hammer (= used for pulling out nails)
    Idioms: get your claws into sb
    1 (disapproving) if a woman gets her claws into a man, she tries hard to make him marry her or to have a relationship with her: She's really got her claws into you!
    2 to criticize sb severely: Wait until the media gets its claws into her.
    more at RED adj.
    + verb
    ~ (at) sb/sth to scratch or tear sb/sth with claws or with your fingernails: [V] The cat was clawing at the leg of the chair. + (figurative) Branches clawed at her hair. + [VN] She had clawed Stephen across the face. + (figurative) His hands clawed the air.
    Idioms: claw your way back, into sth, out of sth, to sth, etc. to gradually achieve sth or move somewhere by using a lot of determination and effort: She clawed her way to the top of her profession. + Slowly, he clawed his way out from under the collapsed building.
    Phrasal Verbs: claw sth<->back
    1 to get sth back that you have lost, usually by using a lot of effort: The company is trying to claw back its share of the market. + Newcastle managed to claw a goal back.
    2 (of a government) to get back money that has been paid to people, usually by taxing them: The Chancellor is expected to claw back £2.8 billion in the budget.
    related noun CLAWBACK
    Collocation Dictionary
    noun

    ADJ.

    sharp
    a cat with sharp claws
    | powerful, strong

    VERB + CLAW

    sharpen | dig, sink
    The tiger dug its claws into his leg.
    | show
    The lion growled and showed its claws.
    | retract

    CLAW + NOUN

    mark

    PREP.

    in sb's ~s
    The cat held a bird in its claws.



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