English - Vietnamese Dictionary
gang /gæɳ/Concise Dictionary
- danh từ
- đoàn, tốp, toán, kíp
- a gang of workmen: một kíp công nhân
- a gang of war prisoners: một đoàn tù binh
- bọn, lũ
- a gang of thieves: một bọn ăn trộm
- the whole gang: cả bọn, cả lũ
- bộ (đồ nghề...)
- a gang of saws: một bộ cưa
- nội động từ
- họp thành bọn; kéo bè kéo bọn ((cũng) to gang up)
- ngoại động từ
- sắp xếp (đồ nghề...) thành bộ
+an association of criminals
+an informal body of friends
+an organized group of workmen
+tool consisting of a combination of implements arranged to work together
+act as an organized group
Advanced English Dictionary
1 group, band, crowd, company, pack, mob, ring:
The police are looking for the gang that robbed the mail train.
2 clique, set, coterie, circle, party, company, team, troupe:
A whole gang of my friends came over yesterday evening.
3 gang up (on or against.) conspire or plot against, combine or unite or unify or join (against), league or ally or club or band (against), join forces (against), overwhelm:
When they all ganged up on me, I decided to change my mind.
noun, verbCollocation Dictionary
1 an organized group of criminals: criminal gang members and drug dealers + a gang of pickpockets + A four-man gang carried out the robbery.
2 a group of young people who spend a lot of time together and often cause trouble or fight against other groups: a gang of youths + a street gang + All the local boys are members of gangs.
3 (informal) a group of friends who meet regularly: The whole gang will be there.
4 an organized group of workers or prisoners doing work together
See also - CHAIN GANG
Phrasal Verbs: gang together (informal) to join together in a group in order to have more power or strength
gang up (on / against sb) (informal) to join together in a group to hurt, frighten or oppose sb: At school the older boys ganged up on him and called him names.
1 group of criminals
a street gang known as the Hooligans
| armed, criminal, organized, terror/terrorist
The robbery was carried out by an armed gang.
| teenage | rival
Fights had ensued between rival gangs of football fans.
VERB + GANG
belong to, join
A lot of the lads belong to gangs. He pressed me to join his gang.
GANG + NOUN
attack, fight, violence, warfare
a gang fight between two rival teenage gangs
| leader, member | life
a tale of LA gang life
in a/the ~
We were in the same gang.
| ~ of
a gang of skinheads
a member of a gang
2 group of friends
You probably go with a gang of friends to the same pub most Saturdays.
one of the gang
Her friends made me feel welcome and treated me as one of the gang.
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