Từ điển trực tuyến - Online Dictionary

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flinch /flinch/
  • ngoại động từ
    • (như) flench
    • nội động từ
      • chùn bước, nao núng
        • to flinch from difficulties: chùn bước trước khó khăn
      • do dự, lưỡng lự, ngần ngại
    Concise Dictionary
    +a reflex response to sudden pain
    +draw back, as with fear or pain
    Thesaurus Dictionary
    wince, draw back, withdraw, cower, cringe, recoil, start, quail, blench, shrink (from), shy (away) (from), dodge, duck:
    Each time he raised the whip, I flinched.
    Advanced English Dictionary
    + verb
    [V] ~ (at sth)
    ~ (away) to make a sudden movement with your face or body as a result of pain, fear, surprise, etc: He flinched at the sight of the blood. + She flinched away from the dog. + He met my gaze without flinching. + He didn't even flinch (= wasn't surprised) when I told him the price.
    See also - UNFLINCHING
    Phrasal Verbs: flinch from sth
    flinch from doing sth (often used in negative sentences) to avoid thinking about or doing sth unpleasant: He never flinched from facing up to trouble.
    Collocation Dictionary


    violently | almost | hardly
    He hardly flinched when he was hit.
    | slightly | visibly | inwardly
    She flinched inwardly as he took her hand.
    | away


    make sb
    Her finger touched the scar on his forehead, making him flinch.


    She flinched visibly at the sight of the body.
    | from
    She flinched away from him. (figurative) She won't flinch from speaking her mind.
    | with
    He flinched with the force of the blow.

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