English - Vietnamese Dictionary
hound /haund/Concise Dictionary
- danh từ
- chó săn
- the hounds: bầy chó săn
- to follow the hounds; to ride to hounds: đi săn bằng chó
- người theo vết giầy đi tìm (trong trò chơi chạy đuổi rắc giấy) ((xem) hare)
- ngoại động từ
- săn đuổi, truy lùng; đuổi
- to be hounded out of the town: bị đuổi ra khỏi thành phố
- (+ at) thả (chó) đuổi theo; cho (người) truy lùng
- to hound on
- giục giã, thúc giục (ai làm gì...)
+any of several breeds of dog used for hunting typically having large drooping ears
+someone who is morally reprehensible
+pursue or chase relentlessly
Advanced English Dictionary
bully, browbeat, persecute, nag, harass, annoy, pester, harry, badger:
Although he was found innocent, his neighbours hounded him so much that he had to leave town.
noun, verbCollocation Dictionary
a dog that can run fast and has a good sense of smell, used for hunting: The hounds picked up the scent of the fox.
See also - AFGHAN HOUND, BLOODHOUND, FOXHOUND, GREYHOUND, WOLFHOUND
+ verb [VN] to keep following sb and not leave them alone, especially in order to get sth from them or ask them questions
They were hounded day and night by the press. + The travellers say the police are hounding them.
Phrasal Verbs: hound sb out (of sth)
hound sb from sth [usually passive] to force sb to leave a job or a place, especially by making their life difficult and unpleasant: They were hounded out of the country. + He claims he has been hounded from his job by jealous colleagues.
HOUND + VERB
We could hear the hounds barking at the fox.
| pick up the scent
The hounds picked up the scent of the fox.
| chase sth, follow sth, pursue sth
In drag hunting, hounds chase an artificial scent.
ride to hounds
Days off were spent riding to hounds (= hunting).
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