English - Vietnamese Dictionary
errand /'erənd/Concise Dictionary
- danh từ
- việc vắt (đưa thư, mua thuốc lá...)
- to run [on] errands; to go on errands: chạy việc vặt
- mục đích cuộc đi; mục đích
- his errand was to deliver a letter: mục đích hắn đến là để đưa một bức thư
+a short trip that is taken in the performance of a necessary task or mission
Advanced English Dictionary
1 trip, journey:
She was on an errand of mercy.
2 mission, charge, assignment, commission, task, duty:
Francis is out running some errands for me.
+ nounCollocation Dictionary
a job that you do for sb that involves going somewhere to take a message, to buy sth, deliver goods, etc: He often runs errands for his grandmother. + Her boss sent her on an errand into town.
Idioms see FOOL n.
VERB + ERRAND
do, go on, run
She made her brother run some little errands for her.
| send sb on
My boss kept sending me out on errands.
on an ~
She's gone on an errand for her mother.
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