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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
dog /dɔg/
  • danh từ
    • chó
    • chó săn
    • chó đực; chó sói đực ((cũng) dog wolf); cáo đực ((cũng) dog fox)
    • kẻ đê tiện, kẻ đáng khinh, đồ chó má; kẻ cắn cẩu cục cằn
    • gã, thằng cha
      • a sly dog: thằng cha vận đỏ
      • Greater Dog: (thiên văn học) chòm sao Đại-thiên-lang
      • Lesser Dog: chòm sao Tiểu-thiên-lang
    • (số nhiều) vỉ lò (ở lò sưởi) ((cũng) fire dogs)
    • (kỹ thuật) móng kìm, cặp, móc ngoạm, gàu ngoạm
    • mống bão, ráng bão (ở chân trời) ((cũng) sea dog)
    • (như) dogfish
    • to be a dog in the manger
      • như chó già giữ xương; ích kỷ, không muốn ai dùng đến cái gì mình không cần đến
    • to die a dog's death
      • to die like a dog
        • chết khổ, chết sở, chết nhục nhã, chết như một con chó
      • dog and war
        • những sự tàn phá giết chóc của chiến tranh
      • every dog has his day
        • ai rồi cũng có lúc gặp vận; ai khó ba đời
      • to give a dog an ill name and hang him
        • muốn giết chó thì bảo là chó dại; không ưa thì dưa có giòi
      • to go to the dogs
        • thất cơ lỡ vận, khánh kiệt, xuống dốc ((nghĩa bóng))
      • sa đoạ
      • to help a lame dog over stile
        • giúp đỡ ai trong lúc khó khăn
      • to leaf a dog's life
        • sống một cuộc đời khổ như chó
      • to lead someone a dog's life
        • bắt ai sống một cuộc đời khổ cực
      • let sleeping dogs lie
        • (tục ngữ) đừng khêu gợi lại những chuyện đã êm thấm; đừng bới cứt ra mà ngửi
      • love me love my dog
        • yêu tôi thì hãy yêu cả những người thân của tôi
      • not even a dog's chance
        • không có chút may mắn nào
      • not to have a word to throw at the dog
        • lầm lì không mở miệng nói nửa lời; kiêu kỳ không thèm mở miệng nói nửa lời
      • to put on dog
        • (thông tục) làm bộ làm tịch, làm ra vẻ ta đây, làm ra vẻ ta đây quan trọng
      • it rains cats and dogs
        • (xem) rain
      • to take a hair of the dog that big you
        • (xem) hair
      • to throw to the dogs
        • vứt bỏ đi, quẳng đi (cho chó)
    • ngoại động từ
      • theo nhùng nhằng, theo sát gót, bám sát (ai)
        • to dog someone's footsteps: bám sát ai
      • (kỹ thuật) kẹp bằng kìm, cặp bằng móc ngoạm
Concise Dictionary
+a member of the genus Canis (probably descended from the common wolf) that has been domesticated by man since prehistoric times; occurs in many breeds
+a dull unattractive unpleasant girl or woman
+informal term for a man
+someone who is morally reprehensible
+a smooth-textured sausage of minced beef or pork usually smoked; often served on a bread roll
+a hinged catch that fits into a notch of a ratchet to move a wheel forward or prevent it from moving backward
+metal supports for logs in a fireplace
+go after with the intent to catch
Advanced English Dictionary
noun, verb
+ noun
1 [C] an animal with four legs and a tail, often kept as a pet or trained for work, for example hunting or guarding buildings. There are many types of dog, some of which are wild: I took the dog for a walk. + I could hear a dog barking. + dog food + guard dogs + a dog and her puppies
2 [C] a male dog, FOX or WOLF
Compare: BITCH
3 (the dogs) [pl.] (BrE, informal) GREYHOUND racing
4 [C] (slang, especially AmE) a thing of low quality; a failure: Her last movie was an absolute dog.
5 [C] (slang, especially AmE) an offensive way of describing a woman who is not considered attractive
6 [C] (informal, disapproving) used, especially after an adjective, to describe a man who has done sth bad: You dirty dog!
Idioms: (a case of) dog eat dog a situation in business, politics, etc. where there is a lot of competition and people are willing to harm each other in order to succeed: I'm afraid in this line of work it's a case of dog eat dog. + We're operating in a dog-eat-dog world.
a dog in the manger a person who stops other people from enjoying what he or she cannot use or does not want
a dog's breakfast / dinner (BrE, informal) a thing that has been done badly
Synonym: MESS
He's made a real dog's breakfast of these accounts.
a dog's life an unhappy life, full of problems or unfair treatment: He led poor Amy a dog's life. She was desperately lonely, poor dear.
every dog has his / its day (saying) everyone has good luck or success at some point in their life
go to the dogs (AmE also go to hell in a handbasket) (informal) to get into a very bad state: This firm's gone to the dogs since the new management took over.
not have a dog's chance to have no chance at all: He hasn't a dog's chance of passing the exam.
more at HAIR, RAIN v., SICK adj., SLEEP v., TAIL n., TEACH
+ verb (-gg-) [VN]
1 (of a problem or bad luck) to cause you trouble for a long time: He had been dogged by bad health all his life. + Her career was dogged by misfortune.
2 to follow sb closely: She had the impression that someone was dogging her steps.
Collocation Dictionary


domestic, family, household, pet | feral, wild | stray | mongrel | pedigree | lap, toy
The lady was kissing a little lap dog.
| faithful, friendly | good,
well-behaved, well-trained |
Bad dog! What are you doing there?
| dangerous, fierce, killer, savage | mad, rabid | mangy | show | fighting, hunting, working | farm, guard, guide, gun, police, sheep, sledge, sniffer, tracker
Sniffer dogs were used to find the drugs.
| top
(often figurative) The team wanted to prove that they were top dogs in the region.




have, keep, own
The dog's owner was fined £500 and banned from keeping dogs for five years.
| breed
These dogs have been bred to work as guide dogs for the blind.
| train
He's trained his dog to sit on the back of his bike.
| feed | take for a walk, walk
I'm just going to walk the dog.
| neuter
We didn't want puppies so we had the dog neutered.
| worm
The stray dogs are wormed and treated with flea powder.
| muzzle | destroy, put down
A dog that savaged a five-year-old child was later destroyed, police have confirmed.


bark, bay, growl, howl, pant, snarl, whine, yap, yelp
The dog barked loudly at the stranger. The little dogs were yapping at my ankles.
| bound, roam (sth), run, scamper, trot, walk, wander
The dog bounded up to me and started licking my hand. Stray dogs roamed the streets at night.
| come/walk to heel | attack sb/sth, bite sb/sth, go for sb/sth, maul sb/sth, savage sb/sth, set upon sb/sth, snap | lie, stretch (out) | lick | chew sth (up), gnaw (at) sth
The dog chewed up one of my shoes. A dog was gnawing at an old bone.
| sniff, snuffle
A dog was sniffing round my heels.
| prick up its ears, wag its tail | scratch
The dog was scratching at the door to be let in.
| foul sth
Owners who allow their dogs to foul the footpath will be fined.


basket | biscuit, food | collar | dirt, excrement, faeces, mess, poo, shit, turd | breeder, handler, lover, owner, trainer, warden
The dog warden rounds up stray dogs and takes them to the dog pound until claimed.
| fight | pound | show | racing | track
Races have been held at this dog track for seventy years.

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