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game /geim/Concise Dictionary
- danh từ
- trò chơi (như bóng đá, quần vợt, bài lá...)
- (thương nghiệp) dụng cụ để chơi (các trò chơi)
- (số nhiều) cuộc thi điền kinh, cuộc thi đấu
- ván (bài, cờ...)
- to win four games in the first set: thắng bốn ván trong trận đầu
- trò cười; chuyện nực cười, trò đùa; sự trêu chọc, sự chế nhạo; trò láu cá, mánh khoé
- to have a game with somebody: trêu chọc, chế nhạo ai
- to make game of somebody: đùa cợt ai, chế nhạo ai, giễu ai
- none of your games!: đừng có giở trò láu cá của anh ra!
- ý đồ, mưu đồ
- to play someone's game: vô tình giúp ai thực hiện được ý đồ của người ta
- to spoil someone's game: làm hỏng mưu đồ của ai
- thú săn; thịt thú săn
- big game: thú săn lớn (như hổ, sư tử, voi)
- (từ Mỹ,nghĩa Mỹ), (từ lóng) mục tiêu theo đuổi khó khăn, mục tiêu nguy hiểm
- con vật bị săn, con vật bị dồn; người bị theo đuổi, vật bị theo đuổi
- fair game: vật (người) có thể bị theo đuổi tấn công một cách chính đáng
- forbidden game: vật (người) mà ta không có quyền theo đuổi tấn công
- to be off one's game
- (thể dục,thể thao) không sung sức
- to be ob one's game
- (thể dục,thể thao) sung sức
- to fly at higher games
- có những tham vọng cao hơn
- to have the game in one's hand
- nắm chắc thắng lợi trong tay; làm chủ được cuộc đấu
- the game is not worth the candle
- việc làm lợi chẳng bõ công; thu không bù chi
- động từ
- to game away one's fortune
- tính từ
- như gà chọi; dũng cảm, anh dũng, gan dạ
- a game little fellow: một anh chàng bé nhưng dũng cảm gan dạ
- to die game: chết anh dũng
- có nghị lực
- to be game for anything: có nghị lực làm bất cứ cái gì
- bị bại liệt (chân, tay); què, thọt
+a single play of a sport or other contest
+a contest with rules to determine a winner
+an amusement or pastime
+animal hunted for food or sport
+the game equipment needed in order to play a particular game
+your occupation or line of work
+(games) the score at a particular point or the score needed to win
+the flesh of wild animals that is used for food
+a secret scheme to do something (especially something underhand or illegal)
+frivolous or trifling behavior
+place a bet on
+disabled in the feet or legs
+willing to face danger
Advanced English Dictionary
1 amusement, pastime, diversion, distraction, recreation, play; sport:
She regards love as just a game.
2 contest, competition, meeting or US also meet, tournament or US also tourney, match, encounter, engagement, event, round; regatta:
Would you like to see a football game? The games are held annually.
3 scheme, plan, plot, design, stratagem, strategy, tactic, artifice, trick, device(s), ploy:
Aha! I am on to your little game!
4 occupation, line (of work), job, position, field, business, trade, profession, Slang racket:
She is in the advertising game.
5 quarry, prey; victim, target:
Game has been plentiful this year, especially pheasant and quail. He is fair game for any unscrupulous swindler.
6 play games. dissemble, dissimulate, be deceitful or underhand, misrepresent, pretend, practise deceit or deception, fake, feign:
She wasn't serious about selling, she was just playing games.
7 ready, willing, prepared; plucky or spirited or daring or adventurous enough:
She's game for anything: I'm sure she'll jump at the chance of scuba-diving lessons.
8 plucky, spirited, high-spirited, daring, devil-may-care, adventurous, unflinching, courageous, brave, bold, heroic, Colloq nervy, gutsy:
Entering the cave to rescue the dog was a game thing for him to do.
He has taken up gaming as a hobby.
noun, adjectiveCollocation Dictionary
activity / sport
1 [C] an activity or a sport with rules in which people or teams compete against each other: card games + board games + a game of chance / skill + ball games, such as soccer or tennis + (AmE) We're going to the ball game (= baseball match). + Discipline is the rock on which the game of golf is built.
2 [C] an occasion of playing a game: to play a game of football / chess + Saturday's League game against Swansea + Let's have a game of table tennis. + They're in training for the big game.
3 [sing.] sb's ~ the way in which sb plays a game: Hendry raised his game to collect the £40 000 first prize. + Stretching exercises can help you avoid injury and improve your game.
4 (games) [pl.] (old-fashioned, BrE) sport as a lesson or an activity at school: I always hated games at school.
5 (games) [pl.] a large organized sports event: the Olympic Games
part of sports match
6 [C] a section of some games, such as tennis, which forms a unit in scoring: two games all (= both players have won two games)
7 [C] a children's activity when they play with toys, pretend to be sb else, etc: a game of cops and robbers
8 [C] an activity that you do to have fun: He was playing games with the dog.
9 [C] a type of activity or business: How long have you been in this game? + the game of politics / life + I'm new to this game myself. + Getting dirty was all part of the game to the kids.
See also - WAITING GAME
10 [C] (informal) a secret and clever plan; a trick: So that's his little game (= now I know what he has been planning).
wild animals / birds
11 [U] wild animals or birds that people hunt for sport or food
See also - BIG GAME, FAIR GAME
Idioms: be on the game (BrE, slang) to be a prostitute
the game is up (BrE, informal) said to sb who has done sth wrong, when they are caught and the crime or trick has been discovered: Maggie knew that he had recognized her and the game was up.
give the game away to tell a secret, especially by accident; to show sth that should be kept hidden
play the game to behave in a fair and honest way: You can't do that-it's not playing the game!
play sb's game to do sth which helps sb else's plans, especially by accident, when you did not intend to help them
play (silly) games (with sb) not to treat a situation seriously, especially in order to cheat or deceive sb: Don't play silly games with me; I know you did it.
two can play at that game used to tell sb who has played a trick on you that you can do the same thing to them
what's sb's / your game? (BrE, spoken) used to ask why sb is behaving as they are
more at BEAT v., CAT, FUN n., MUG n., NAME n., NUMBER n., RULE n., WORTH adj.
~ (for sth / to do sth) ready and willing to do sth new, difficult or dangerous: She's game for anything. + We need a volunteer for this exercise. Who's game to try?
ball, board, computer, video | good
This is a good game for getting people to mix.
competitive games in which there is always a winner and a loser
How I hated team games at school!
| party | children's
children's party games like Musical Chairs
| indoor, outdoor
finding good indoor games for children
VERB + GAME
Shall we have a game of chess?
| draw, lose, win
We won the first game and drew the second.
~ against/with, ~ of
To pass the time, we played a game of cards.
2 sports match
(= important)The team are in training for their big game.
| first, opening | final, last | away, home | Cup, League
their first League game of the season
VERB + GAME
United are playing a home game this week.
| draw, lose, win
He's hoping to be fit before next week's game with Liverpool.
| ~ of
a game of tennis
3 how sb plays
That girl plays a great game of bridge.
VERB + GAME
Trescothick had a good game and was man of the match.
| improve, raise
Hendry raised his game to collect the £40,000 first prize.
4 games: sports competition
VERB + GAME
compete in, participate in, take part in
She's hoping to participate in the next Olympic Games.
Beijing's bid to host the Olympic Games
VERB + GAME
How long have you been in this game?
GAME + NOUN
the game of life/politics
all part of the game
Getting dirty was all part of the game to the kids.
| new to this game
I'm new to this game myself.
6 secret plan
little, silly, stupid
VERB + GAME
I realized that he had been playing a stupid game with me.
| put an end to, put a stop to
I'll soon put an end to her silly little games.
| give away
Don't let him talk to anybody or he'll give the game away.
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