English - Vietnamese Dictionary
dust /dʌst/Concise Dictionary
- danh từ
- gold dust: bụi vàng
- airborne dust: bụi quyển khí
- cosmic dust: bụi vũ trụ
- (a dust) đám bụi mù
- what a dust!: bụi ghê quá!
- đất đen ((nghĩa bóng))
- to trample in the dust: chà đạp xuống tận đất đen
- to be humbled to (in) the dust: bị làm nhục, bị vùi dập đến tận đất đen
- xương tàn, tro tàn (người chết); cơ thể con người, con người
- gánh nặng của cuộc đấu tranh
- to bear the dust and heat of the war: gánh cái gánh năng của cuộc chiến tranh
- to give the dust to somebody
- (từ Mỹ,nghĩa Mỹ) cho ai hít bụi, vượt lên trước ai
- to shake of the dust of one's feet
- to take somebody's dust
- (từ Mỹ,nghĩa Mỹ) hít bụi của ai, chạy sau ai
- to throw dust in somebody's eyes
- nội động từ
- tắm đất, vầy đất (gà, chim...)
- quét bụi bàn ghế, phủi bụi bàn ghế, lau chùi bàn ghế
dusts|dusted|dustingdʌstAdvanced English Dictionary
+fine powdery material such as dry earth or pollen that can be blown about in the air
+the remains of something that has been destroyed or broken up
+free microscopic particles of solid material
+remove the dust from
+rub the dust over a surface so as to blur the outlines of a shape
+cover with a light dusting of a substance
noun, verbCollocation Dictionary
1 [U] a fine powder that consists of very small pieces of sand, earth, etc: A cloud of dust rose as the truck drove off. + The workers wear masks to avoid inhaling the dust.
2 the fine powder of dirt that forms in buildings, on furniture, floors, etc: The books were all covered with dust. + There wasn't a speck of dust anywhere in the room. + She is allergic to house dust. + That guitar's been sitting gathering dust (= not being used) for years now.
3 a fine powder that consists of very small pieces of a particular substance: coal / gold dust
See also - DUSTY
Idioms: leave sb in the dust (AmE) to leave sb far behind
let the dust settle
wait for the dust to settle to wait for a situation to become clear or certain: He waited for the dust to settle after the election before making any new decisions.
more at BITE v.
1 to clean furniture, a room, etc. by removing dust from surfaces with a cloth: [V] I broke the vase while I was dusting. + [VN] Could you dust the sitting room?
2 [VN] [usually +adv./prep.] to remove dirt from sb/sth/yourself with your hands or a brush: She dusted some ash from her sleeve.
3 [VN] ~ sth (with sth) to cover sth with fine powder: Dust the cake with sugar.
Phrasal Verbs: dust sb/sth<->down (especially BrE) to remove dust, dirt, etc. from sb/sth: Mel stood up and dusted herself down.
dust sb/sth<->off to remove dust, dirt, etc. from sb/sth: She got out the best china and dusted it off. + He put down the box and dusted off his hands. + (figurative) For the concert, he dusted off some of his old hits.
fine | brick, coal, radioactive
The tractor came up the track in a cloud of dust. There was a layer of fine dust on the table.
| particle, speck
Remove any particles of dust on the surface of the paint. microscopic specks of dust
VERB + DUST
Her chess set lay on a shelf gathering dust.
| be covered in/with
DUST + VERB
The dust now lay in a thick layer on her piano.
DUST + NOUN
cloud | particle | storm
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