English - Vietnamese Dictionary
heaven /'hevn/Concise Dictionary
- danh từ
- thiên đường ((nghĩa đen) & (nghĩa bóng))
- to be in heaven: lên thiên đường, chết
- Ngọc hoàng, Thượng đế, trời
- it was the will of Heaven: đó là ý trời
- by heaven!; good heavens!: trời ơi!
- ((thường) số nhiều) (văn học) bầu trời, khoảng trời
- the broad expanse of heaven: khoảng trời rộng bao la
- the heavens: khoảng trời
- seventh heaven
- heaven of heavens
- trên cao chín tầng mây (nơi Thượng đế ở, theo đạo Do thái)
+any place of complete bliss and delight and peace
+the abode of God and the angels
Advanced English Dictionary
1 paradise, bliss, hereafter, nirvana, Abraham's bosom, Elysian Fields or Elysium, Valhalla, Zion, happy hunting-grounds, Avalon, Isles of the Blessed, the Blessed or Fortunate or Happy Isles or Islands:
Will I go to heaven when I die?
2 heavens. sky, skies, firmament, Literary welkin, empyrean:
The heavens opened and the rain started to pour down.
3 happiness, bliss, joy, rapture, ecstasy, paradise, contentment, seventh heaven, Eden, Garden of Eden, Utopia, heaven on earth, paradise on earth:
Darby said that his years with Joan had been sheer heaven.
+ nounCollocation Dictionary
1 (also Heaven) [U] (in some religions) the place believed to be the home of God where good people go when they die: the kingdom of heaven + I feel like I've died and gone to heaven.
2 [U, C] (informal) a place or situation in which you are very happy: This isn't exactly my idea of heaven! + It was heaven being away from the phone for a week. + The island is truly a heaven on earth. + It was very kind of you to let us come. Miranda was in heaven.
3 (Heaven) [U] (formal) God: It was the will of Heaven.
4 (the heavens) [pl.] (literary) the sky: Four tall trees stretched up to the heavens.
Idioms: (Good) Heavens!
Heavens above! (spoken) used to show that you are surprised or annoyed: Good heavens, what are you doing?
the heavens opened it began to rain heavily
more at FORBID, GOD, HELP v., HIGH adj., KNOW v., MOVE v., NAME n., SEVENTH, THANK
1 believed to be the home of God
VERB + HEAVEN
ascend to, go to
I feel like I've died and gone to heaven.
Our child seemed a gift from heaven.
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(figurative) It was a marriage made in heaven.
the kingdom of heaven
2 place/situation in which you are very happy
It was sheer heaven being alone at last.
The kids were in absolute heaven at the fair.
a heaven on earth
The island is truly a heaven on earth.
| sb's idea of heaven
Building up a tan by the pool with a good book is my idea of heaven.
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