English - Vietnamese Dictionary
inform /in'fɔ:m/Concise Dictionary
- ngoại động từ
- truyền cho (ai...) (tình cảm, đức tính...)
- to inform someone with the thriftiness: truyền cho ai tính tiết kiệm
- nội động từ
- cung cấp tài liệu (để buộc tội cho ai)
informs|informed|informingɪn'fɔrm /-'fɔːmThesaurus Dictionary
+impart knowledge of some fact, state or affairs, or event to
+give character or essence to
+act as an informer
Advanced English Dictionary
1 tell, apprise, advise, communicate, enlighten, notify, acquaint, brief; impart, disclose, divulge, reveal, report, Colloq tip (off):
I have informed everyone about the storm warning.
2 Usually, inform against or on. betray, incriminate, implicate, identify, Colloq tell (on), blab (on), rat (on), US blow the whistle (on); Slang peach (on), snitch (on), squeal (on), put the finger on, sing, name names, Brit nark (on), grass (on), split on, US finger:
He informed on his accomplices in return for a lighter sentence.
+ verbCollocation Dictionary
1 ~ sb (of / about sth) to tell sb about sth, especially in an official way: [VN] Please inform us of any changes of address. + The leaflet informs customers about healthy eating. + He went to inform them of his decision. + Inform me at once if there are any changes in her condition. + Have the police been informed? + [VN that] I have been reliably informed (= somebody I trust has told me) that the couple will marry next year. + A notice informed the guests that formal dress was required. + I am pleased to inform you that you have won first prize in this month's competition. + [VN speech] 'He's already left,' she informed us. [also VN wh-]
2 [VN] ~ yourself (of / about sth) to find out information about sth: We need time to inform ourselves thoroughly of the problem.
3 [VN] (formal) to have an influence on sth: Religion informs every aspect of their lives. + These guidelines will be used to inform any future decisions.
Phrasal Verbs: inform on sb to give information to the police or sb in authority about the illegal activities of sb: He informed on his own brother.
I am not advising you. I am merely informing you of the situation.
| regularly | immediately | officially | personally | kindly, politely
Next time you decide to take some action, kindly inform me.
‘I won't do it!’ she informed him bluntly.
| coldly, coolly
VERB + INFORM
be pleased to | regret to
I regret to inform you that you have been unsuccessful in your application.
| be required to
The clinic is required to inform the patient about possible alternative treatments.
efforts to inform young people about the dangers of drugs
We will immediately inform you of any changes to the programme.
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