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dust /dʌst/
  • danh từ
    • bụi
      • gold dust: bụi vàng
      • airborne dust: bụi quyển khí
      • cosmic dust: bụi vũ trụ
    • rác
    • (thực vật học) phấn hoa
    • (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
    • (từ lóng) tiền mặt
    • to bite the dust
      • bite dust and heat
    • 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
    • in the dust
      • chết, về với cát bụi
    • to shake of the dust of one's feet
      • tức giận bỏ đi
    • to take somebody's dust
      • (từ Mỹ,nghĩa Mỹ) hít bụi của ai, chạy sau ai
    • to throw dust in somebody's eyes
      • loè ai
  • ngoại động từ
    • rắc (bụi, phấn...)
    • quét bụi, phủi bụi
    • làm bụi
    • nội động từ
      • tắm đất, vầy đất (gà, chim...)
      • quét bụi bàn ghế, phủi bụi bàn ghế, lau chùi bàn ghế
      • to dust the eyes of
        • lừa bịp (ai)
      • to dust someone's jacket
        • (xem) jacket
    Concise 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
    +distribute loosely

    Advanced English Dictionary
    noun, verb
    + noun
    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.
    + verb
    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.
    Collocation Dictionary


    fine | brick, coal, radioactive


    cloud, layer
    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


    Her chess set lay on a shelf gathering dust.
    | be covered in/with


    The dust now lay in a thick layer on her piano.


    cloud | particle | storm

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