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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
fan /fæn/
  • 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
    • cái quạt lúa
    • 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
      • quạt (thóc...)
      • thổi bùng, xúi giục
        • to fan the flame of war: thổi bùng ngọn lửa chiến tranh
      • trải qua theo hình quạt
      • nội động từ
        • quạt
        • thổi hiu hiu (gió)
        • xoè ra như hình quạt
        • to fan the air
          • đấm gió
      Concise Dictionary
      +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

      Thesaurus 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.
      Advanced English Dictionary
      noun, verb
      + noun
      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
      Synonym: FUEL
      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.
      Collocation Dictionary

      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.
      | obsessive
      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

      belt, heater

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