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glimpse /glimps/
  • danh từ
    • cái nhìn lướt qua, cái nhìn thoáng qua
      • to get (have) a glimpse of something: nhìn lướt qua cái gì
    • sự thoáng hiện
    • ý nghĩ lờ mờ, ý niệm lờ mờ
    • đại cương
      • glimpses of the word history: đại cương lịch sử thế giới
  • ngoại động từ
    • nhìn lướt qua, nhìn thoáng qua; thoáng thấy
    • nội động từ
      • (thơ ca) thoáng hiện
    Concise Dictionary
    +a quick look
    +a brief or incomplete view
    +a vague indication
    +catch a glimpse of or see briefly
    Advanced English Dictionary
    noun, verb
    + noun [usually sing.]
    1 ~ (at sb/sth)
    ~ (of sb/sth) a look at sb/sth for a very short time, when you do not see the person or thing completely: He caught a glimpse of her in the crowd. + I came up on deck to get my first glimpse of the island. + Fans crowded the street outside waiting for a glimpse of their hero.
    2 ~ (into sth)
    ~ (of sth) a short experience of sth that helps you to understand it: a fascinating glimpse into life in the ocean + The programme gives us a rare glimpse of a great artist at work.
    + verb [VN]
    1 to see sb/sth for a moment, but not very clearly: He'd glimpsed her through the window as he passed.
    2 to start to understand sth: Suddenly she glimpsed the truth about her sister.
    Collocation Dictionary

    1 brief sight of sb/sth


    brief, fleeting, the merest, momentary, quick | occasional
    They caught occasional glimpses of great birds circling.
    | tantalizing
    This was my first tantalizing glimpse of the islands.


    catch, get, have, take
    Thousands of people had gathered, hoping to catch a glimpse of the Queen. We only had a fleeting glimpse of the sun all day.
    | afford sb


    ~ at
    He took a quick glimpse at the map.
    | ~ of
    We got just a brief glimpse of the car as it rushed by.

    2 brief experience of sth


    brief | fascinating, intriguing | rare
    This scene may give a rare glimpse of Charles's personal style as king.


    get, have, take | afford sb, allow sb, give sb, offer (sb), provide
    That smile afforded her a brief glimpse of the other side of Adam Burns.


    ~ at
    The exhibition offers a fascinating glimpse at life beneath the waves.
    | ~ into
    Take a glimpse into the future of rail travel.
    | ~ of
    She got a glimpse of a very different way of life.

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