English - Vietnamese Dictionary
impose /im'pouz/Concise Dictionary
- ngoại động từ
- (+ on, upon) đánh (thuế...); bắt chịu, bắt gánh vác, bắt cáng đáng
- to impose heavy taxes upon luxury goods: đánh thuế nặng vào hàng xa xỉ
- to impose one's methods on somebody: bắt ai phải làm theo phương pháp của mình
- to impose oneself on somebody: bắt ai phải chịu đựng mình
- (+ upon) đánh lừa tống ấn, đánh lộn sòng, đánh tráo
- to impose something upon somebody: đánh lừa mà tống ấn cái gì cho ai
- (ngành in) lên khuôn (trang in)
- nội động từ
- (+ on, upon) gây ấn tượng mạnh mẽ đối với, tác động mạnh đối với; bắt phải kính nể; bắt phải chịu đựng mình
- to impose on someone: gây ấn tượng mạnh mẽ đối với ai; bắt ai phải kính nể
- (+ on, upon) lừa gạt, lừa phỉnh, bịp
- to be imposed upon: bị lừa, bị bịp
- (+ on, upon) lạm dụng, lợi dụng
- to impose upon someone's kindness: lợi dụng lòng tốt của ai
+compel to behave in a certain way
+impose something unpleasant
+impose and collect
Advanced English Dictionary
1 inflict, force, foist:
Stop imposing your standards on others.
2 interrupt, interfere, intrude, interpose, insinuate:
I hope I am not imposing?
3 levy, place, put, exact:
A tax has been imposed on entertainment.
4 impose on or upon.
(a) saddle, burden:
He imposes on everyone with his demands for charity.
(b) exploit, take advantage (of), misuse:
I hope I am not imposing on your good will in what I ask.
+ verbCollocation Dictionary
1 [VN] ~ sth (on / upon sth/sb) to introduce a new law, rule, tax, etc.; to order that a rule, punishment, etc. be used: A new tax was imposed on fuel.
2 [VN] ~ sth (on / upon sb/sth) to force sb/sth to have to deal with sth that is difficult or unpleasant: to impose limitations / restrictions / constraints on sth + This system imposes additional financial burdens on many people. + The time limits are imposed on us by factors outside our control.
3 [VN] ~ sth (on / upon sb) to make sb accept the same opinions, wishes etc. as your own: She didn't want to impose her values on her family. + It was noticeable how a few people managed to impose their will on the others.
4 [V] ~ (on / upon sb/sth) to expect sb to do sth for you or to spend time with you, when it may not be convenient for them: 'You must stay for lunch.' 'Well, thanks, but I don't want to impose ...' + Everyone imposes on Dave's good nature.
5 [VN] ~ yourself (on / upon sb/sth) to make sb/sth accept or be aware of your presence or ideas: European civilization was the first to impose itself across the whole world.
The terms of the contract were effectively imposed rather than agreed.
New technology cannot be used successfully if it is simply imposed on an unwilling workforce.
a centrally imposed school curriculum
the pressure of having to meet externally imposed targets
Motivation to learn must come from the child; it cannot be artificially imposed.
VERB + IMPOSE
seek to, strive to, try to
The government has imposed a ban on the sale of handguns.
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