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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
haunt /hɔ:nt/
  • danh từ
    • nơi thường lui tới, nơi hay lai vãng
    • nơi thú thường đến kiếm mồi
    • sào huyệt (của bọn lưu manh...)
    • ngoại động từ
      • năng lui tới, hay lui tới (nơi nào, người nào)
      • ám ảnh (ai) (ý nghĩ)
      • nội động từ
        • thường lảng vảng, thường lui tới, thường lai vãng
          • to haunt in (about) a place: thường lảng vảng ở một nơi nào
          • to haunt with someone: năng lui tới ai
      Concise Dictionary
      +a frequently visited place
      +follow stealthily or recur constantly and spontaneously to
      +haunt like a ghost; pursue
      +be a regular or frequent visitor to a certain place

      Thesaurus Dictionary
      1 visit, frequent, hang about or around, spend time at, US habituate:
      She haunts the yacht club, waiting for her ship to come in.
      2 beset, obsess, plague, torment, trouble, possess, prey on:
      He is haunted by the fear that she told the police everything.
      3 gathering-place, meeting-place, stamping-ground, Colloq hang-out:
      She returned to Abergavenny to visit the haunts of her youth.
      Advanced English Dictionary
      verb, noun
      + verb [VN]
      1 if the ghost of a dead person haunts a place, people say that they have seen it there: A headless rider haunts the country lanes. + I'll come back to haunt you!
      2 if sth unpleasant haunts you, it keeps coming to your mind so that you cannot forget it: The memory of that day still haunts me. + For years she was haunted by guilt.
      3 to continue to cause problems for sb for a long time: That decision came back to haunt him in later life. + She has been haunted by her past during her career.
      + noun
      a place that sb visits often or where they spend a lot of time: Is this one of your usual haunts? + The pub is a favourite haunt of artists.
      Collocation Dictionary


      favourite, old, popular, regular, usual | tourist
      The area was a popular tourist haunt.

      VERB + HAUNT

      go back to, return to, revisit
      We've been back to some of our old haunts.


      1 appear as a ghost in a place


      reputedly, supposedly
      a Norman castle which is reputedly haunted

      VERB + HAUNT

      come back to, return to
      He said he would come back to haunt her. (figurative) That decision came back to haunt him in later life.

      2 be always in your mind


      the great fear that still haunts her

      VERB + HAUNT

      continue to
      These visions continued to haunt her for many years.

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