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hitch /hitʃ/
  • danh từ
    • cái giật mạnh bất ngờ, cái đẩy mạnh bất ngờ, cái kéo mạnh bất ngờ
    • (hàng hải) nút thòng lọng, nút dây
    • sự ngưng tạm thời; sự bế tắc tạm thời; sự vướng mắc, sự khó khăn, sự cản trở
      • everything went off without a hitch: mọi việc đề trôi chảy không có gì vướng mắc
    • (từ Mỹ,nghĩa Mỹ) bước đi cà nhắc, bước đi tập tễnh
    • (từ Mỹ,nghĩa Mỹ), (từ lóng) cuốc đi xe boóng, cuốc đi nhờ xe
    • (quân sự), (từ lóng) thời gian đăng ký tòng quân
    • ngoại động từ
      • giật mình, kéo mạnh; (+ up) giật lên, kéo mạnh lên
        • to hitch (up) one's trousers: kéo quần lên
      • buộc vào, buộc móc vào, buộc thòng lọng, buộc vòng vào
        • to hitch a horse to a fence: buộc ngựa vào hàng rào
      • cố lồng (một ý gì...) vào (câu chuyện)
      • nội động từ
        • chạy giật lên
        • bị buộc vào, bị buộc móc vào, bị buộc thòng lọng
        • (từ Mỹ,nghĩa Mỹ) đi cà nhắc, đi tập tễnh
        • (từ Mỹ,nghĩa Mỹ), (thông tục) (+ together) ăn ý với nhau; ăn cánh với nhau
        • (từ Mỹ,nghĩa Mỹ), (từ lóng) lấy vợ, cưới vợ
      Concise Dictionary
      +a period of time spent in military service
      +the state of inactivity following an interruption
      +an unforeseen obstacle
      +a connection between a vehicle and the load that it pulls
      +a knot that can be undone by pulling against the strain that holds it
      +any obstruction that impedes or is burdensome
      +the uneven manner of walking that results from an injured leg
      +to hook or entangle
      +walk impeded by some physical limitation or injury
      +jump vertically, with legs stiff and back arched
      +travel by getting free rides from motorists
      +connect to a vehicle: "hitch the trailer to the car"

      Thesaurus Dictionary
      1 connect, couple, fasten, attach, join, harness, tie, unite, hook (up), link, fix:
      When I arrived, she was hitching the horses to the wagon.
      2 Often, hitch up. raise, pull up, hike (up), tug (up), hoist, yank, jerk, Brit hoick:
      He hitched up his trousers, tucked in his shirt, and tightened his belt.
      3 hitchhike, thumb a lift or ride, Colloq US bum a ride:
      I had no money and no car, so I hitched here from Newcastle.
      4 snag, catch, difficulty, trouble, problem, mishap, handicap, entanglement, interference, impediment, hindrance, obstruction, obstacle:
      The entire plan went off without any hitch.
      Advanced English Dictionary
      verb, noun
      + verb
      1 to get a free ride in a person's car; to travel around in this way, by standing at the side of the road and trying to get passing cars to stop: [VN] They hitched a ride in a truck. + (BrE also) They hitched a lift. + [V] We spent the summer hitching around Europe. + They hitched across the States. + We didn't take the bus-we hitched.
      See also - HITCH-HIKE
      2 [VN] ~ sth (up) to pull up a piece of your clothing
      Synonym: HIKE
      She hitched up her skirt and waded into the river.
      3 [VN +adv./prep.] ~ yourself (up, etc.) to lift yourself into a higher position, or the position mentioned: She hitched herself up. + He hitched himself onto the bar stool. + She hitched herself into a sitting position.
      4 [VN] ~ sth (to sth) to fix sth to sth else with a rope, a hook, etc: She hitched the pony to the gate.
      Idioms: get hitched (informal) to get married
      + noun
      1 a problem or difficulty that causes a short delay: The ceremony went off without a hitch. + a legal / last-minute / technical hitch
      2 a type of knot: a clove hitch
      Collocation Dictionary


      slight | last-minute
      There are always a few last-minute hitches at the dress rehearsal.
      | legal, technical
      There was a slight technical hitch which delayed the plane's take-off.


      without a ~
      Everything went without a hitch.
      | ~ in
      There's been a hitch in the plans.

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