English - Vietnamese Dictionary
grunt /grʌnt/Concise Dictionary
- động từ
- càu nhàu, cằn nhằn
- to grunt [out] an answer: càu nhàu trả lời
grunts|grunted|gruntinggrʌntAdvanced English Dictionary
+the short low gruff noise of the kind made by hogs
+an unskilled or low-ranking soldier or other worker
+medium-sized tropical marine food fishes that utter grunting sounds when caught
+issue a grunting, low, animal-like noise
verb, nounCollocation Dictionary
1 [V] (of animals, especially pigs) to make a short low sound in the throat
2 (of people) to make a short low sound in your throat, especially to show that you are in pain, annoyed or not interested; to say sth using this sound: [V] He pulled harder on the rope, grunting with the effort. + When I told her what had happened she just grunted and turned back to her book. + [VN] He grunted something about being late and rushed out. [also V speech]
1 a short, low sound made by a person or an animal (especially a pig): to give a grunt of effort / pain
2 (AmE, slang) a worker who does boring tasks for low pay
3 (AmE, slang) a soldier of low rank
little | low | non-committal
He gave a non-committal grunt in reply.
VERB + GRUNT
give, let out | hear
with a ~
He lifted the heavy box with a grunt.
| ~ of
a grunt of pain
More information about SOUND
give a ~
The dog gave a low growl.
let out a ~
He let out a blood-curdling scream.
We heard the peal of church bells.
with a ~
The vase fell to the ground with a great crash.
a roar of laughtera snort of derisionthe whine of an engine
loudly | merely, only
He merely grunted at her and nodded his head.
His father grunted at him as he left the room.
She asked him a question and he grunted in reply. He grunted in pain.
She stirred the soup, grunting with satisfaction.
grunt and groan
Grunting and groaning, they heaved the wardrobe up the stairs.
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