English - Vietnamese Dictionary
hunger /'hʌɳgə/Concise Dictionary
- danh từ
- sự đói, tình trạng đói
- to die of hunger: chết đói
- to suffer hunger: bị đói
- to feel hunger: cảm thấy đói
- (nghĩa bóng) sự ham muốn mãnh liệt, sự khao khát, sự ước mong tha thiết
- a hunger for learning: sự ham học
- nội động từ
- (+ for, after) ham muốn mãnh liệt khát khao, ước mong tha thiết (cái gì)
- to hunger for news: khát khao tin tức
- ngoại động từ
- làm cho đói, bắt nhịn đói
- to hunger someone out of some place: bắt ai nhịn đói để phải ra khỏi nơi nào
hungers|hungered|hungering'hʌŋgə(r)Advanced English Dictionary
+a physiological need for food; the consequence of food deprivation
+strong desire for something (not food or drink)
+feel the need to eat
+have a craving, appetite, or great desire for
+be hungry; go without food
noun, verbCollocation Dictionary
1 [U] the state of not having enough food to eat, especially when this causes illness or death
Around fifty people die of hunger every day in the camp. + The organization works to alleviate world hunger and disease.
2 [U] the feeling caused by a need to eat: hunger pangs + I felt faint with hunger.
3 [sing.] ~ (for sth) (formal) a strong desire for sth: a hunger for knowledge / information / success + Nothing seemed to satisfy their hunger for truth.
Phrasal Verbs: hunger for / after sth/sb (literary) to have a strong desire or need for sth/sb: He hungered for knowledge.
1 feeling of wanting to eat
Any good weight loss regime should not lead to extreme hunger.
VERB + HUNGER
It is usual to feel hunger during exercise.
| be weak with | die from/of
Thousands of people have died of hunger.
| alleviate, relieve, satisfy
looking for ways to alleviate world hunger Perhaps the cat was killing to satisfy hunger.
HUNGER + NOUN
The new snack bar will keep those hunger pangs at bay.
About 60 prisoners have gone on hunger strike.
pangs of hunger
2 strong desire for sth
great, insatiable | land
Peasant land hunger grew ever more acute as the population swelled.
VERB + HUNGER
feel, have | satisfy
HUNGER + VERB
She has an insatiable hunger for knowledge.
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