English - Vietnamese Dictionary
hurdle /'hə:dl/Concise Dictionary
- danh từ
- bức rào tạm thời (để quây súc vật...)
- (thể dục,thể thao) rào (để nhảy qua trong cuộc chạy vượt rào)
- (the hurdles) cuộc chạy đua vượt rào ((cũng) hurdle race)
- (sử học) phên hành tội (tấm phên để buộc người hành tội cho ngựa kéo đi)
- (nghĩa bóng) vật chướng ngại
- ngoại động từ
- (thường) (+ off) rào tạm, làm rào tạm thời bao quanh
- bóng khắc phục, vượt qua (khó khăn, trở ngại)
- nội động từ
- (thể dục,thể thao) chạy vượt rào
hurdles|hurdled|hurdling'hɜrdl /'hɜːdlThesaurus Dictionary
+a light movable barrier that competitors must leap over in certain races
+an obstacle that you are expected to overcome
+the act of jumping over an obstacle
+jump a hurdle
Advanced English Dictionary
1 barrier, obstacle, impediment, hindrance, obstruction, bar, handicap, restraint, snag, (stumbling) block, check, difficulty, complication, interference:
Can she overcome the hurdle of prejudice against women?
2 leap (over), vault (over), jump (over):
The fugitive easily hurdled the fence around the compound.
noun, verbCollocation Dictionary
1 each of a series of upright frames that a person or horse jumps over in a race: His horse fell at the final hurdle. + to clear a hurdle (= jump over it successfully)
2 (hurdles) [pl.] a race in which runners or horses have to jump over hurdles: the 300 m hurdles
3 a problem or difficulty that must be solved or dealt with before you can achieve sth: The next hurdle will be getting her parents' agreement. + Well we've cleared the first hurdle; let's see what happens next. + We worked hard for three months on the deal only to see it fall at the final hurdle.
1 ~ (over) sth to jump over sth while you are running: [VN] He hurdled two barriers to avoid reporters. + [V] to hurdle over a fence
2 [V] to run in a hurdles race
1 in a race
VERB + HURDLE
clear, jump (over)
She cleared the first few hurdles easily.
| fall at, hit
His horse fell at the final hurdle.
big, difficult | main, major | final, first, last, next
The first big hurdle in putting your car on the road is getting insurance.
VERB + HURDLE
This is perhaps the most difficult hurdle that we face.
| clear, jump, overcome, pass
We'll jump each hurdle as we come to it. You have already overcome the first major hurdle by passing the entrance exam.
| fall at
The plan fell at the first hurdle.
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