Từ điển trực tuyến - Online Dictionary

English - Vietnamese Dictionary
elbow /elbou/
  • danh từ
    • khuỷu tay; khuỷu tay áo
    • góc, khuỷu (giống khuỷu tay)
    • at ssomeone's elbow
      • ở cạnh nách ai
    • to crock (lift) one's elbow
      • hay chè chén
    • out at elbows
      • sờn khuỷu, thủng khuỷu tay (áo)
    • nghèo xơ nghèo xác (người)
    • to rub elbows with someone
      • sát cánh với ai
    • to rub elbow with death: suýt chết
    • up to the elbows in work
      • bận rộn, tối tăm mặt mũi
  • ngoại động từ
    • thúc (bằng) khuỷu tay, hích
      • to elbow someone aside: thúc ai ra một bên
      • to elbow one's way through the crowd: thúc khuỷu tay đi lách qua đám đông
      • to elbow someone off (out off) something: hích ai ra khỏi cái gì, loại ai ra khỏi cái gì
  • nội động từ
    • lượn khúc (đường đi, sông...)
Concise Dictionary
+hinge joint between the forearm and upper arm and the corresponding joint in the forelimb of a quadruped
+a sharp bend in a road or river
+a length of pipe with a sharp bend in it
+the part of a sleeve that covers the elbow joint
+the joint of a mammal or bird that corresponds to the human elbow
+push one's way with the elbows
+shove one's elbow into another person's ribs

Advanced English Dictionary
noun, verb
+ noun
1 the joint between the upper and lower parts of the arm where it bends in the middle: She jabbed him with her elbow. + He rested his elbows on his knees. + She grazed her elbow in the fall. + He's fractured his elbow.
2 the part of a piece of clothing that covers the elbow: The jacket was worn at the elbows.
3 a part of a pipe, chimney, etc. where it bends at a sharp angle
Idioms: get the elbow (BrE, informal) to be told by sb that they no longer want to have a relationship with you; to be told to go away
give sb the elbow (BrE, informal) to tell sb that you no longer want to have a relationship with them; to tell sb to go away
more at KNOW v., POWER n., RUB v.
+ verb [VN] [usually +adv./prep.] to push sb with your elbow, usually in order to get past them: She elbowed me out of the way to get to the front of the line. + He elbowed his way through the crowd.
Collocation Dictionary


dislocated, fractured


lean, place, rest
He rested one elbow on the wall as he spoke.
| lean on, prop/raise yourself up on
She opened her eyes and propped herself up on one elbow to look at him.
| catch, grasp, take
He caught her elbow to steady her.
| thrust
She thrust her elbow into her attacker's face.
| bang
I banged my elbow on the table as I got up.
| dislocate, fracture, injure


joint | injury | room
The tiny toilet compartment gives you hardly any elbow room.


above the ~, at your ~
A voice at my elbow said, ‘Would Sir care to be seated?’
| below the ~
The whole of his arm below the elbow was badly burnt.
| beneath/under your ~
She slid a hand under his elbow to guide him into the shop.
| by the ~
He took his guest by the elbow and steered him in the direction of the bar.
| on one ~
He raised himself on one elbow and looked at the bedside clock.


be up to your elbows in sth
He was up to his elbows in hot water, doing the washing-up.
| the crook of your elbow
She was cradling a small parcel in the crook of her elbow.
| dig your elbow into sb's ribs
She dug her elbow into Jim's ribs to remind him not to give the secret away.

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