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flame /fleim/
  • danh từ
    • ngọn lửa
      • to be in flames: đang cháy
      • to burst into flames: bốc cháy
    • ánh hồng
      • the flames of sunset: ánh hồng lúc mặt trời lặn
    • cơn, cơn bừng bừng
      • a flame of snger: cơn giận
      • a flame of infignation: cơn phẫn nộ
    • (đùa cợt) người yêu, người tình
      • an old flame of mine: một trong những người tình cũ của tôi
    • to commit to the flames
      • đốt cháy
    • in fan the flame
      • đổ dầu vào lửa
  • nội động từ
    • ((thường) + away, forth, out, up) cháy, bốc cháy, cháy bùng
    • bùng lên, bừng lên, nổ ra
      • face flames with anger: mặt đỏ bừng vì tức giận
      • anger flamed out: cơn giận nổi lên đùng đùng
    • phừng phừng (như lửa)
    • ngoại động từ
      • ra (hiệu) bằng lửa
      • hơ lửa
        • sterilized by flaming: khử trùng bằng cách hơ vào lửa
      • to flame out
        • bốc cháy, cháy bùng
      • nổi giận đùng đùng, nổi xung
      • to flame up nh to flame out
        • thẹn đỏ bừng mặt
    Concise Dictionary
    +the process of combustion of inflammable materials producing heat and light and (often) smoke
    +shine with a sudden light
    +be in flames or aflame
    +criticize harshly, on the e-mail

    Thesaurus Dictionary
    1 fire, blaze; conflagration:
    The flame began to lick about my feet.
    2 passion, fervour, ardour, intensity, warmth, fire, zeal, feverishness, enthusiasm, eagerness:
    The flame of love is still burning.
    3 boyfriend, girlfriend, lover, heartthrob, sweetheart, beau:
    Linda is an old flame of Trevor's.
    4 burn, blaze, glow, flare:
    Flaming embers from the chimney set fire to the roof. Here and there civil unrest flamed up in the countryside.
    Advanced English Dictionary
    noun, verb
    + noun
    1 [C, U] a hot bright stream of burning gas that comes from sth that is on fire: the tiny yellow flame of a match + The flames were growing higher and higher. + The building was in flames (= was burning). + The plane burst into flame(s) (= suddenly began burning strongly). + Everything went up in flames (= was destroyed by fire). + Heat the olive oil over a moderate flame (= on a gas cooker / stove). + The curtains were enveloped in a sheet of flame.
    2 [U] a bright red or orange colour: a flame-red car
    3 [C] (literary) a very strong feeling: a flame of passion
    See also - OLD FLAME
    Idioms see ADD v., FAN v.
    + verb
    1 (literary) to burn with a bright flame: [V] The logs flamed on the hearth. + (figurative) Hope flamed in her. [also V-ADJ]
    2 (literary) (of a person's face) to become red as a result of a strong emotion; to make sth become red: [V] Her cheeks flamed with rage. [also V-ADJ, VN]
    3 [VN] (informal) to send sb an angry or insulting message on the Internet
    Collocation Dictionary

    1 hot bright stream of fire


    hot | small | bright | pale | dancing, flickering, leaping | steady | naked
    Never smoke or use spray paint near a naked flame.
    | candle, gas | Olympic


    ball, sheet, tongue
    The plane crashed in a ball of flames. Sheets of flame shot into the air.


    ignite, spark
    (often figurative) His childhood interest in the game had ignited a flame of passion for football.
    | rekindle
    (often figurative) They tried to rekindle the flames of romance.
    | douse, extinguish, quench, snuff (out) | feel
    (often figurative) She felt a flame of anger flicker and grow.


    The flame burnt brightly.
    | grow | die, go out
    The candle flame flickered and went out.
    | leap, rise, shoot
    Flames leapt from the burning house. Flames shot high into the air.
    | lick (sth)
    Orange flames were already licking round the foot of the stairs.
    | dance, flicker
    Flames danced in the gas lantern.


    The infantry were equipped with flame throwers.


    the crackle of flames 2 flames




    be engulfed in, be in
    A large part of the building was in flames.
    | go up in
    All the historical records have gone up in flames (= have been destroyed by fire).
    | burst into, erupt in, explode in/into
    The helicopter burst into flames.
    | fuel
    Oxygen tanks fuelled the flames.
    | fan
    Winds fanned the flames.
    | shoot sb/sth down in
    The aircraft was shot down in flames.
    | fight
    He fought the flames for two hours.
    | control
    Firefighters have been trying to control the flames.
    | douse, extinguish, put out, quench, smother
    Men came with buckets of water and began to douse the flames.
    | be beaten back by
    They tried to get into to the house but were beaten back by the flames.


    die down | spread, sweep through sth
    They watched the flames sweep through the old wooden barn.
    | engulf sth
    The flames quickly spread and engulfed their home.
    | light sth (up)
    The flames lit up the skyline.

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