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creak /kri:k/
  • danh từ
    • tiếng cọt kẹt, tiếng cót két, tiếng kẽo kẹt
    • nội động từ
      • cọt kẹt, cót két, kẽo kẹt
    Concise Dictionary
    creaks|creaked|creakingkriːk
    noun
    +a squeaking sound
    verb
    +make a high-pitched, screeching noise
    Advanced English Dictionary
    verb, noun
    + verb
    to make the sound that a door sometimes makes when you open it or that a wooden floor sometimes makes when you step on it: [V] She heard a floorboard creak upstairs. + a creaking bed / gate / stair + The table creaked and groaned under the weight. + The timbers creaked as the boat set sail. + [V-ADJ] The door creaked open.
    Idioms: creak under the strain if a system or service creaks under the strain, it cannot deal effectively with all the things it is expected to do or provide
    + noun [C] (also creaking [U, C]) a sound, for example that sometimes made by a door when it opens or shuts, or by a wooden floor when you step on it: the creak / creaking of the door + Distant creaks and groans echoed eerily along the dark corridors.
    Collocation Dictionary
    noun

    ADJ.

    loud | little

    VERB + CREAK

    give, let out
    The gate gave a loud creak as he pushed it open.
    | hear

    PREP.

    with a ~
    The gate swung open with a creak.
    | ~ of

    PHRASES

    the creak of a floorboard/door

    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

    ADV.

    slightly

    PREP.

    under
    The chair creaked under his weight.

    PHRASES

    creak and groan
    The ice creaked and groaned underfoot.
    | creak open
    The door creaked open an inch.



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