Updated English - Vietnamese Dictionary
crutch /krʌtʃ/Concise Dictionary
- danh từ
- cái nạng ((thường) pair of crutches)
- to go on crutches: đi bằng nạng
- vật chống, vật đỡ (tường, sàn...)
- cái chống (xe đạp, mô tô)
- (nghĩa bóng) chỗ nương tựa
crutcheskrʌtʃAdvanced English Dictionary
+a wooden or metal staff that fits under the armpit and reaches to the ground; used by disabled person while walking
+anything that serves as an expedient
+ nounCollocation Dictionary
1 one of two long sticks that you put under your arms to help you walk after you have injured your leg or foot: After the accident I spent six months on crutches.
2 (usually disapproving) a person or thing that gives you help or support but often makes you depend on them too much: High interest rates are merely a crutch for the country's ailing economy. + He sees religion as an emotional crutch.
3 = CROTCH
(both figurative) He saw religion as a psychological crutch.
VERB + CRUTCH
He needs crutches to walk.
She can only walk with crutches.
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