English - Vietnamese Dictionary
crumb /krʌm/Concise Dictionary
- danh từ
- miếng, mẫu, mảnh vụn
- crumbs of bread: những mẫu bánh mì vụn
- (nghĩa bóng) chút, tý, mẩu
- a few crumbs of information: một vài mẩu tin
- a crumb of comfort: một chút an ủi
- ngoại động từ
- rắt những mảnh vụn lên (cái gì)
- phủi những mảnh vụn, quét những mảnh vụn (ở cái gì)
+a very small quantity of something
+a person who is deemed to be despicable or contemptible
+small piece of e.g. bread or cake
+coat with bread crumbs
+break into crumbs
+remove crumbs from
Advanced English Dictionary
fragment, morsel, bite, scrap, particle, shred, snippet, sliver, bit, speck, scintilla, mote, molecule, atom:
There isn't a crumb of food in the house.
+ nounCollocation Dictionary
1 a very small piece of food, especially of bread or cake, that has fallen off a larger piece: She stood up and brushed the crumbs from her sweater.
2 a small piece or amount: a few crumbs of useful information + The government's only crumb of comfort is that their opponents are as confused as they are.
VERB + CRUMB
brush (away), sweep (away)
She brushed the cake crumbs off the table.
| drop, scatter
He bit into the roll, scattering crumbs.
a few crumbs of bread
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