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crack /kræk/
  • tính từ
    • (thông tục) cừ, xuất sắc
      • a crack oar: tay chèo cừ
      • a crack shot: tay súng giỏi
      • crack unit: đơn vị xuất sắc, đơn vị thiện chiến
  • ngoại động từ
    • quất (roi) đét đét; búng (ngón tay) kêu tanh tách, bẻ (đốt ngón tay) kêu răng rắc
    • làm nứt, làm rạn, làm vỡ, kẹp vỡ
    • to crack a glass
      • làm rạn một cái tách
    • to crack a skull: đánh vỡ sọ
    • làm tổn thương
      • to crack someone's credit (reputation): làm tổn thương danh dự của ai
    • (kỹ thuật) làm crackinh (dầu hoả...)
    • nội động từ
      • kêu răng rắc, kêu đen đét, nổ giòn
      • nứt nẻ, rạn nứt, vỡ, gãy ((nghĩa đen) & (nghĩa bóng))
        • that board has cracked in the sun: mảnh gỗ ấy nứt ra dưới ánh nắng
        • imperialism is cracking everywhere: chủ nghĩa đế quốc rạn nứt khắp nơi
        • his voice begins to crack: nó bắt đầu vỡ tiếng
      • nói chuyện vui, nói chuyện phiếm
      • to crack sown on
        • (từ Mỹ,nghĩa Mỹ), (từ lóng) đàn áp thẳng tay
      • to crack up
        • tán dương, ca ngợi (ai)
      • vỡ nợ, phá sản
      • kiệt sức
      • khoe khoang, khoác lác, huênh hoang, nói phách
      • to crack a bottle with someone
        • mở một chai rượu uống hết với ai
      • to crack a crib
        • (từ lóng) đào ngạch vào ăn trộm, nạy cửa vào ăn trộm
      • to crack a joke
        • nói đùa một câu
      • a hard nut to crack
        • (xem) nut
    Concise Dictionary
    cracks|cracked|crackingkræk
    noun
    +a long narrow opening
    +a narrow opening
    +a long narrow depression in a surface
    +a sudden sharp noise
    +a chance to do something
    +witty remark
    +a blemish resulting from a break without complete separation of the parts
    +a purified and potent form of cocaine that is smoked rather than snorted
    +a usually brief attempt
    +the act of cracking something
    verb
    +become fractured; break or crack on the surface only
    +make a very sharp explosive sound
    +make a sharp sound
    +hit forcefully; deal a hard blow, making a cracking noise
    +pass through (a barrier)
    +break partially but keep its integrity
    +break suddenly and abruptly, as under tension
    +suffer a nervous breakdown
    +tell spontaneously
    +cause to become cracked
    +reduce (petroleum) to a simpler compound by cracking
    +break into simpler molecules by means of heat
    adj.
    +of the highest quality
    Thesaurus Dictionary
    n.
    1 break, fracture, chink, crevice, rift, gap, flaw, split, fissure, slit, cleft, split, check, rupture, breach:
    The crack in the dam was caused by an earthquake.
    2 snap, report, bang, clap, shot:
    I ducked when I heard the crack of the rifle.
    3 moment, instant, time, second:
    She gets up at the crack of dawn.
    v.
    4 snap:
    He cracks the whip and the horses start up.
    5 break, fracture, rupture; shiver, shatter, smash:
    He fell backwards on the pavement and cracked his skull.
    6 fissure, craze, crackle, US alligator:
    The heat of the sun caused the paint to crack.
    Advanced English Dictionary
    verb, noun, adjective
    + verb
    break
    1 to break without dividing into separate parts; to break sth in this way: [V] The ice cracked as I stepped onto it. + [VN] He has cracked a bone in his arm. + Her lips were dry and cracked.
    2 to break open or into pieces; to break sth in this way: [V, +adv./prep.] A chunk of the cliff had cracked off in a storm. + (figurative) His face cracked into a smile. + [VN] to crack a nut + She cracked an egg into the pan.
    hit
    3 [VN] ~ sth/sb (on / against sth) to hit sth/sb with a short hard blow: I cracked my head on the low ceiling. + He cracked me on the head with a ruler.
    make sound
    4 to make a sharp sound; to make sth do this: [V] A shot cracked across the ridge. + [VN] [no passive] He cracked his whip and galloped away.
    of voice
    5 [V] if your voice cracks, it changes in depth, volume, etc. suddenly and in a way that you cannot control: In a voice cracking with emotion, he told us of his son's death.
    under pressure
    6 [V] to no longer be able to function normally because of pressure: Things are terrible at work and people are cracking under the strain. + They questioned him for days before he cracked. + The old institutions are cracking.
    find solution
    7 [VN] to find the solution to a problem, etc.; to find the way to do sth difficult: to crack the enemy's code + (spoken) After a year in this job I think I've got it cracked!
    stop sb / sth
    8 [VN] to find a way of stopping or defeating a criminal or an enemy: Police have cracked a major drugs ring.
    open bottle
    9 [VN] ~ (open) a bottle (informal) to open a bottle, especially of wine, and drink it
    a joke
    10 [VN] ~ a joke (informal) to tell a joke
    Idioms: get cracking (informal) to begin immediately and work quickly: There's a lot to be done, so let's get cracking.
    not all, everything, etc. sb's cracked up to be (informal) not as good as people say: He's not nearly such a good writer as he's cracked up to be.
    more at SLEDGEHAMMER
    Phrasal Verbs: crack down (on sb/sth) to try harder to prevent an illegal activity and deal more severely with those who are caught doing it: Police are cracking down on drug dealers.
    related noun CRACKDOWN
    crack on (with sth) (BrE, informal) to work hard at sth so that you finish it quickly; to pass or continue quickly: If we crack on with the painting we should finish it today. + Time was cracking on and we were nowhere near finished.
    crack up (informal)
    1 to become ill, either physically or mentally, because of pressure: You'll crack up if you carry on working like this.
    2 to start laughing a lot: He walked in and everyone just cracked up.
    crack sb up (informal) to make sb laugh a lot: Gill's so funny, she just cracks me up.
    + noun
    break
    1 [C] ~ (in sth) a line on the surface of sth where it has broken but not split into separate parts: This cup has a crack in it. + Cracks began to appear in the walls. + (figurative) The cracks (= faults) in the government's economic policy are already beginning to show.
    narrow opening
    2 [C] a narrow space or opening: She peeped through the crack in the curtains. + The door opened a crack (= a small amount).
    sound
    3 [C] a sudden loud noise: a crack of thunder + the sharp crack of a rifle shot
    hit
    4 [C] ~ (on sth) a sharp blow that can be heard: She fell over and got a nasty crack on the head.
    attempt
    5 [C] ~ (at sth)
    ~ (at doing sth) (informal) an occasion when you try to do sth: She hopes to have another crack at the world record this year.
    drug
    6 (also crack cocaine) [U] a powerful, illegal drug that is a form of COCAINE: a crack addict
    joke
    7 [C] (informal) a joke, especially a critical one: He made a very unfair crack about her looks.
    conversation
    8 (also craic) [U, sing.] (IrishE, spoken) a good time; friendly, enjoyable talk: Where's the crack tonight? + He's a person who enjoys a drink and a bit of crack.
    Idioms: at the crack of dawn (informal) very early in the morning: I have to get up at the crack of dawn.
    more at FAIR adj.
    + adjective [only before noun] expert and highly trained; excellent at sth: crack troops + He's a crack shot (= accurate and skilled at shooting).
    Collocation Dictionary
    noun

    1 line on the surface of sth where it has broken

    ADJ.

    big, deep, huge, large, long, serious | short, small | fine, hairline, thin

    CRACK + VERB

    appear | develop, spread | run
    A fine crack ran up the wall.

    2 narrow opening

    ADJ.

    narrow, small, tiny | wide

    VERB + CRACK

    fill
    We filled the cracks in the plaster before hanging the wallpaper.

    CRACK + VERB

    appear
    Wide cracks appeared in the ground during the drought.
    | open up, widen

    PREP.

    ~ in
    There's a crack in the fence big enough to look through.

    PHRASES

    a crack of light
    a tiny crack of light under the door
    | open a door/window a crack
    Could you open the window just a crack?

    3 sudden loud sound

    ADJ.

    loud, sharp

    VERB + CRACK

    give, let out
    He gave a crack of laughter.
    | hear

    PREP.

    with a ~
    The chandelier hit the floor with a crack.
    | ~ of

    PHRASES

    the crack of a whip, a crack of thunder

    More information about SOUND

    SOUND:

    give a ~
    The dog gave a low growl.

    let out a ~
    He let out a blood-curdling scream.

    hear ~
    We heard the peal of church bells.

    with a ~
    The vase fell to the ground with a great crash.

    ~ of
    a roar of laughtera snort of derisionthe whine of an engine

    verb

    1 break

    ADV.

    badly
    The dish had cracked quite badly.
    | slightly

    2 become mentally ill

    ADV.

    completely | finally
    The stresses of her job became too great and she finally cracked.
    | up
    He thought he'd never get through the ordeal without cracking up.

    PHRASES

    crack under the pressure/strain, show signs of cracking
    He is under a lot of pressure but is showing no signs of cracking.
    PHRASAL VERBS crack down

    ADV.

    hard

    PREP.

    on
    to crack down hard on crime



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