English - Vietnamese Dictionary
gold /gould/Concise Dictionary
- danh từ
- (nghĩa bóng) vàng, cái quý giá
- a heart of gold: tấm lòng vàng
- a voice of gold: tiếng oanh vàng
goldsgəʊldAdvanced English Dictionary
+coins made of gold
+a deep yellow color
+a soft yellow malleable ductile (trivalent and univalent) metallic element; occurs mainly as nuggets in rocks and alluvial deposits; does not react with most chemicals but is attacked by chlorine and aqua regia
+something likened to the metal in brightness or preciousness or superiority etc.
+made from or covered with gold
+having the deep slightly brownish color of gold
noun, adjectiveCollocation Dictionary
1 [U] (Symbol Au) a chemical element. Gold is a yellow precious metal used for making coins, jewellery, ornaments, etc: a gold bracelet / ring / watch + 18-carat gold + the country's gold reserves + made of solid / pure gold
2 [U] money, jewellery, etc. that is made of gold: His wife was dripping with (= wearing a lot of) gold.
3 [U, C] the colour of gold: I love the reds and golds of autumn.
4 [U, C] = GOLD MEDAL: The team look set to win Olympic gold. + He won three golds and a bronze.
Idioms: a crock / pot of gold a large prize or reward that sb hopes for but is unlikely to get
(as) good as gold (informal) behaving in a way that other people approve of: The kids have been as good as gold all day.
more at HEART, STREET, STRIKE v., WORTH adj.
+ adjective [only before noun] bright yellow in colour, like gold: The company name was spelled out in gold letters.
1 yellow metal
pure | real | solid | fool's | 9-carat, 18-carat, etc. | molten | beaten, rolled | burnished | tarnished
VERB + GOLD
extract, mine, produce | look for, pan for, prospect for
He spent weeks panning for gold in the river.
| discover, find, strike | be set in
The rubies were set in 18-carat gold.
GOLD + NOUN
mine, miner, mining, prospecting, prospector | rush
a gold rush town
| deposit, dust, nugget | bar, bullion, ingot | leaf, plate | market, reserves, stocks
falling government gold stocks
The currency was tied to the gold standard.
a vein of gold
In the afternoon he struck a rich vein of gold.
2 (also gold medal) in sports
VERB + GOLD
get, take, win
She got a gold in the long jump.
| go for
She's going for gold this time.
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