English - Vietnamese Dictionary
comb /koum/Concise Dictionary
- danh từ
- cái lược
- a rake (large-tooth, dressing) comb: lượt thưa
- a small-tooth: lượt bí
- (nghành dệt) bàn chải len
- đỉnh, chóp, ngọn đầu (núi, sóng...)
- (nghĩa bóng) tính kiêu ngạo
- to cut someone's comb: làm cho ai mất kiêu ngạo, làm cho ai cụt vòi
- nội động từ
- nổi cuồn cuộn, dập dồn (sóng)
- to comb out
- chải cho hết rối, gỡ (tóc)
- lùng sục, bắt bớ, ráp (những người tình nghi...)
- thải, thải hồi (những thứ, những người không cần thiết)
- (thông tục) vét sạch (người để đưa ra mặt trận; hàng trong kho...)
- to comb somebody's hair for him
combs|combed|combingkəʊmAdvanced English Dictionary
+a flat device with narrow pointed teeth on one edge; disentangles or arranges hair
+the fleshy red crest on the head of the domestic fowl and other gallinaceous birds
+a fleshy and deeply serrated outgrowth atop the heads of certain birds especially domestic fowl
+any of several tools for straightening fibers
+ciliated comb-like swimming plate of a ctenophore
+the act of drawing a comb through hair
+straighten with a comb
+smoothen and neaten with or as with a comb
noun, verbCollocation Dictionary
1 [C] a flat piece of plastic or metal with a row of thin teeth along one side, used for making your hair neat; a smaller version of this worn by women in their hair to hold it in place or as an ornament: He just had time to wash his face and drag a comb through his hair before going out.
2 [C, usually sing.] the act of using a comb on your hair: Your hair needs a good comb.
3 [C, U] = HONEYCOMB
4 [C] the soft, red piece of flesh on the head of a male chicken
Idioms see FINE-TOOTH COMB adj.
1 [VN] to pull a comb through your hair in order to make it neat: Don't forget to comb your hair! + Her hair was neatly combed back.
2 ~ (through) sth (for sb/sth) to search sth carefully in order to find sb/sth: [VN] The police combed the area for clues. + I combed the shops looking for something to wear. + [V] They combed through the files for evidence of fraud.
3 [VN] (technical) to make wool, cotton, etc. clean and straight using a special comb so that it can be used to make fabric
Phrasal Verbs: comb sth<->out to pull a comb through hair in order to make it neat or to remove knots from it(also comb)
[C, U] a structure of cells with six sides, made by bees for holding their honey and their eggs
1 used for making your hair tidy
VERB + COMB
a brush and comb, drag/run a comb through sth
She ran a comb through her tangled hair.
2 act of combing
VERB + COMB
could do with, need
Your hair could do with a comb!
| give sth
She gave her hair a comb.
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