English - Vietnamese Dictionary
dislike /dis'laik/Concise Dictionary
- danh từ
- sự không ưa, sự không thích, sự ghét
- ngoại động từ
- không ưa, không thích, ghét
+an inclination to withhold approval from some person or group
+a feeling of aversion or antipathy
+have or feel a dislike or distaste for
Advanced English Dictionary
1 be averse to, mind, turn from, disfavour, disesteem, be put or turned off by; hate, loathe, scorn, despise, contemn, detest, abominate, execrate:
I no longer dislike spinach.
2 aversion, displeasure, distaste, disfavour, disesteem, disrelish, disaffection, disinclination; loathing, hatred, animus, animosity, antipathy, detestation, contempt, execration, ill will; disgust, repugnance; hostility, antagonism:
I took an instant dislike to the fellow. She feels an intense dislike for her father.
verb, nounCollocation Dictionary
+ verb (rather formal) to not like sb/sth: [VN] Why do you dislike him so much? + He disliked it when she behaved badly in front of his mother. + [V -ing] I dislike being away from my family. + Much as she disliked going to funerals (= although she did not like it at all), she knew she had to be there. + [VN -ing] He disliked her staying away from home.
1 [U, sing.] ~ (of / for sb/sth) a feeling of not liking sb/sth: He did not try to hide his dislike of his boss. + She took an instant dislike to the house and the neighbourhood.
2 [C, usually pl.] a thing that you do not like: I've told you all my likes and dislikes.
1 feeling of not liking sb/sth
acute, deep, great, hearty, intense, real, strong, violent
Several committee members expressed their intense dislike of the chairman.
| growing | particular | obvious, marked | instant | instinctive | open | active
She threw him a look of active dislike.
He glanced at her with cold dislike.
| pathological | personal | mutual
In spite of their mutual dislike and hostility, they quite often worked together.
VERB + DISLIKE
She felt dislike rather than sympathy as he told his story. My grandfather has a great dislike of long hair on boys.
| express, show | take
I took an instant dislike to my new colleague.
Sonia stared at me with dislike and distrust.
| ~ for
She had a deep dislike for Robert's wife.
a feeling/look of dislike
2 sth you do not like
your likes and dislikes
I've told you all my likes and dislikes. verb
cordially, greatly, heartily, intensely, positively, really, strongly
She disliked her boss intensely.
| particularly | simply
He simply disliked working with committees and avoided it whenever possible.
| instinctively | actively
There are very few foods that I actively dislike.
| clearly, obviously
be universally/widely disliked
The new teacher was universally disliked.
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