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embarrassing
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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
embarrassing /im'bærəsiɳ/
  • tính từ
    • làm lúng túng
      • an embarrassing situation: tình trạng lúng túng
    • ngăn trở
Concise Dictionary
embarrasses|embarrassed|embarrassingɪm'bærəs
verb
+cause to be embarrassed; cause to feel self-conscious
+hinder or prevent the progress or accomplishment of

Thesaurus Dictionary
adj.
awkward, humiliating, mortifying, shaming, shameful, uncomfortable, discomfiting, disconcerting, touchy, distressing, worrying:
I had a very embarrassing moment when I forgot the client's name.
Advanced English Dictionary
+ adjective
1 making you feel shy, awkward or ashamed: an embarrassing mistake / question / situation + It can be embarrassing for children to tell complete strangers about such incidents. + It was so embarrassing having to sing in public.
2 causing sb to look stupid, dishonest, etc: The report is likely to prove highly embarrassing to the government. + This EU ruling puts Britain in a very embarrassing position.
embarrassingly adverb: The play was embarrassingly bad.
Collocation Dictionary
adj

VERBS

be, prove, sound | become, get | make sth
My mother's presence made the situation even more embarrassing.
| find sb/sth
I found the whole evening intensely embarrassing.

ADV.

acutely, bloody
(taboo),
deeply, excruciatingly, extremely, highly, intensely, really, seriously, terribly, very
a deeply embarrassing moment
| increasingly | almost | a bit, a little, pretty, quite, rather, slightly, somewhat | potentially | politically, socially

PREP.

for
It was acutely embarrassing for us all.
| to
This latest incident could be embarrassing to the government.

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