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elbow
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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
elbows|elbowed|elbowing'elbəʊ
noun
+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
verb
+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
noun

ADJ.

dislocated, fractured

VERB + ELBOW

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

ELBOW + NOUN

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

PREP.

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.

PHRASES

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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