English - Vietnamese Dictionary
haunt /hɔ:nt/Concise Dictionary
- 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)
- 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
+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
Advanced English 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.
verb, nounCollocation Dictionary
+ 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.
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.
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. verb
1 appear as a ghost in a place
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
These visions continued to haunt her for many years.
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