English - Vietnamese Dictionary
fan /fæn/Concise Dictionary
- danh từ
- người hâm mộ, người say mê
- film fans: những người mê chiếu bóng
- football fans: những người hâm mộ bóng đá
- danh từ
- cái quạt
- an electric fan: quạt máy, quạt điện
- đuổi chim, cánh chim (xoè ra như cái quạt)
- (hàng hải) cánh chân vịt; chân vịt
- bản hướng gió (ở cối xay gió)
- ngoại động từ
- thổi bùng, xúi giục
- to fan the flame of war: thổi bùng ngọn lửa chiến tranh
+a device for creating a current of air by movement of a surface or surfaces
+an enthusiastic devotee of sports
+an ardent follower and admirer
+strike out (a batter), (of a pitcher)
+make (an emotion) fiercer
+agitate the air
+separate the chaff from by using air currents
Advanced English Dictionary
admirer, enthusiast, adherent, devotee, aficionado, follower, supporter, lover, zealot, Colloq buff, fiend, hound, bug, addict, nut, US booster, Slang junkie, freak, groupie:
Avid fans of Ascot United, we go to all the matches.
noun, verbCollocation Dictionary
1 a person who admires sb/sth or enjoys watching or listening to sb/sth very much: movie fans + crowds of football fans + a big fan of Pavarotti + fan mail (= letters from fans to the person they admire)
2 a machine with blades that go round to create a current of air: to switch on the electric fan + a fan heater
See also - EXTRACTOR
3 a thing that you hold in your hand and wave to create a current of cool air
Idioms see SHIT n.
+ verb (-nn-) [VN]
1 to make air blow onto sb/sth by waving a fan, your hand, etc: He fanned himself with a newspaper to cool down. + A warm breeze fanned her cheeks.
2 to make a fire burn more strongly by blowing on it: Fanned by a westerly wind, the fire spread rapidly through the city.
3 (written) to make a feeling, an attitude, etc. stronger
His reluctance to answer her questions simply fanned her curiosity.
Idioms: fan the flames (of sth) to make a feeling such as anger, hatred, etc. worse: His writings fanned the flames of racism.
Phrasal Verbs: fan out
fan sth<->out to spread out or spread sth out over an area: The police fanned out to surround the house. + The bird fanned out its tail feathers.
1 enjoys watching/listening to sb/sth very much
adoring, ardent, avid, big, dedicated, devoted, great, keen, loyal, number one, real
I'm a big fan of Italian food. one of the team's biggest fans The singer says her dad is her number one fan.
| lifelong | armchair
For armchair fans back home, it was one of the highlights of the Sydney Olympics.
The actress is asking the court to protect her from an obsessive fan who is making her life a misery.
| cricket, football, rugby, soccer, sports, etc. | jazz, music, pop, etc. | film, movie | home
The goal was greeted by jubilation from the home fans.
| away, travelling, visiting | opposing/opposition, rival
There were clashes between rival fans after the match.
VERB + FAN
The big band sound of Syd Lawrence and his Orchestra will delight fans.
| disappoint, let down
Fans will not be disappointed.
FAN + VERB
converge on sth, gather, turn out/up
Soccer fans converged on the capital for the cup final. More than 40,000 fans turned up for the 12-hour event.
| watch sth | applaud (sb/sth), boo (sb/sth), chant sth
Over 25,000 fans applauded both teams off the field.
| besiege sth
Hundreds of fans besieged the star's hotel.
FAN + NOUN
club, letter, mail
2 machine that creates a current of air
electric | cooling | extractor | ceiling, overhead
FAN + NOUN
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