English - Vietnamese Dictionary
cupboard /'kʌpbəd/Concise Dictionary
- danh từ
- tủ (có ngăn), tủ búp phê
- a kitchen cupboard: tủ đựng đồ ăn, tủ nhà bếp
- a clothes cupboard: tủ đựng quần áo
- to cry cupboard
- kêu đói, thấy đói, thấy kiến bò bụng ((thường) + belly, inside, stomach)
- my inside cries cupboard: tôi đã thấy kiến bò bụng
cupboards'kʌbədAdvanced English Dictionary
+a small room (or recess) or cabinet used for storage space
+ nounCollocation Dictionary
1 a piece of furniture with doors and shelves used for storing dishes, food, clothes, etc: kitchen cupboards
2 (BrE) (AmE closet) a space in a wall with a door that reaches the ground, used for storing things: built-in cupboards
See also - AIRING CUPBOARD, BROOM CUPBOARD
Idioms: the cupboard is bare (BrE) used to say that there is no money for sth: They are seeking more funds but the cupboard is bare.
cupboard love (BrE) affection that sb, especially a child, shows towards sb else in order to get sth
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big, deep, large | little, small, tiny | high, low | walk-in | built-in, fitted | private | bare, empty | wall | bathroom, bedside, kitchen, hall | airing, broom, coat, clothes, drinks, food, linen, medicine, stationery, storage, store
There's a broom cupboard under the stairs.
VERB + CUPBOARD
open | close | look in | put sth in
Put the clothes in the airing cupboard.
| keep sth in
CUPBOARD + VERB
be full of sth
The cupboard was full of old toys.
CUPBOARD + NOUN
door | unit
We had some new cupboard units fitted in the kitchen.
Do you have much cupboard space in your new house?
in a/the ~
Put the plates in the cupboard.
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