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gun
  • danh từ
    • súng
    • phát đại bác
    • súng lục
    • người chơi súng thể thao, người chơi súng săn; người đi săn
    • súng lệnh
    • bình sơn xì
    • ống bơm thuốc trừ sâu
    • kẻ cắp, kẻ trộm
    • động từ
      • (+for, after) săn lùng, truy nã
    Concise Dictionary
    gunned|gunning|gunsgʌn
    noun
    +a weapon that discharges a missile at high velocity (especially from a metal tube or barrel)
    +large but transportable armament
    +a person who shoots a gun (as regards their ability)
    +a professional killer who uses a gun
    +a hand-operated pump that resembles a revolver; forces grease into parts of a machine
    +a pedal that controls the throttle valve
    +the discharge of a firearm as signal or as a salute in military ceremonies
    verb
    +shoot with a gun
    Advanced English Dictionary
    noun, verb
    + noun
    1 [C] a weapon that is used for firing bullets or SHELLS: to fire a gun at sb + a toy gun + anti-aircraft guns + Look out, he's got a gun! + The attacker held a gun to the hostage's head. + a gun battle between rival gangs
    See also - AIR GUN, HANDGUN, MACHINE GUN, SHOTGUN, STUN GUN, SUB-MACHINE GUN, TOMMY GUN
    2 [C] a tool that uses pressure to send out a substance or an object: a staple gun
    See also - SPRAY GUN
    3 (the gun) [sing.] the signal to begin a race, that is made by firing a special gun, called a starting pistol, into the air
    4 [C] (informal, especially AmE) a person who is paid to shoot sb: a hired gun
    See also - FLASHGUN, SON OF A GUN
    Idioms: hold / put a gun to sb's head to force sb to do sth that they do not want to do, by making threats
    more at GREAT adj., JUMP v., SPIKE v., STICK v.
    + verb (-nn-)
    Phrasal Verbs: be gunning for sb (informal) to be looking for an opportunity to blame or attack sb: I don't want your father gunning for me if we're back late.
    be gunning for sth to be competing for or trying hard to get sth: She's gunning for the top job.
    gun sb<->down [usually passive] to shoot sb, especially killing or seriously injuring them: The policeman was gunned down while on duty.
    Collocation Dictionary
    noun

    ADJ.

    big, heavy | enemy
    They succeeded in silencing the enemy guns.
    | replica, toy | anti-aircraft, anti-tank, Bren, field, hand, harpoon, laser, machine, spear, Sten, stun, sub-machine | grease, spray, staple

    VERB + GUN

    be armed with, carry, have
    Look out! He's got a gun!
    | load
    I loaded the gun with my last two bullets.
    | draw, produce, pull (out) | aim, hold, point, raise
    He raised his gun, aimed and fired.
    | man
    Enemy ship approaching! Man the guns!
    | handle, use | fire, shoot sb/sth with | lay down, put down | silence

    GUN + VERB

    blaze, fire, go off
    Guns were firing and grenades going off all around.
    | shoot sth
    This new gun shoots a laser beam at the target.
    | jam | be mounted
    There were several guns mounted in the back of the vehicle.

    GUN + NOUN

    club | control, law
    a state that has strict gun controls
    | lobby
    the powerful gun lobby in the US
    | emplacement, position | attack, battle | crew | barrel | rack

    PHRASES

    the barrel of a gun
    I found myself looking down the barrel of a gun.
    | guns and ammunition
    We're very short of guns and ammunition.
    | hold a gun on sb, hold a gun to sb's head
    Two armed men held a gun to his head and made him empty the safe.
    | turn a gun on yourself
    The gunman then turned the gun on himself and blew his brains out.



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