English - Vietnamese Dictionary
cliff /klif/Concise Dictionary
- danh từ
- cliff hanger
- (từ lóng) câu chuyện hấp dẫn được kể từng phần trên một đài phát thanh
+a steep high face of rock
Advanced English Dictionary
precipice, bluff, escarpment, scarp, crag, rock-face, cuesta, scar or Scots scaur:
The commandos are trained to scale a 100-foot cliff.
+ nounCollocation Dictionary
a high area of rock with a very steep side, often at the edge of the sea or ocean: the cliff edge / top + the chalk cliffs of Southern England + a castle perched high on the cliffs above the river + We set off along the cliff path.
high, towering | low | dramatic, precipitous, sheer, steep | craggy, jagged, rocky, rugged | chalk, limestone, etc. | coastal, mountain, river, sea
a long line of cliffs surrounding the bay
VERB + CLIFF
CLIFF + VERB
fall (away), rise (up)
The cliffs fall away to the north. Rugged sandstone cliffs rose up from the beach.
| overlook sth, tower
Steep cliffs towered above the river.
CLIFF + NOUN
edge, face, ledge, top | path, walk
be perched (high) on a cliff
The hotel was perched high on a cliff overlooking the sea.
| the base/bottom/edge/foot/top of the cliff
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