English - Vietnamese Dictionary
killing /'kiliɳ/Concise Dictionary
- danh từ
- (từ Mỹ,nghĩa Mỹ), (thông tục) món lãi vớ bở; sự thành công bất thình lình
- tính từ
- làm kiệt sức, làm bã người
- (thông tục) làm phục lăn, làm thích mê đi, làm choáng người; làm cười vỡ bụng
+the act of terminating a life
+the destruction of an enemy plane or ship or tank or missile
+cause to die; put to death, usually intentionally or knowingly
+thwart the passage of
+cause the death of, without intention
+end or extinguish by forceful means
+be the source of great pain for
+overwhelm with hilarity, pleasure, or admiration
+hit with so much force as to make a return impossible, in racket games
+hit with great force
+deprive of life
+drink down entirely
+mark for deletion, rub off, or erase
+tire out completely
+cause to cease operating
+destroy a vitally essential quality of or in
Advanced English Dictionary
1 murder, carnage, butchery, execution, slaughter, bloodshed, death, massacre, genocide, liquidation, mass murder or destruction, decimation, extermination, blood bath, manslaughter; slaying, homicide, fatality:
The killing of dissidents must stop. There has been another killing in the park
2 coup, bonanza, success, windfall, stroke of luck, gain, profit, Colloq Brit bomb:
They've made a killing on the Stock Exchange.
3 devastating, ruinous, destructive, punishing, exhausting, debilitating, fatiguing, tiring, enervating, difficult, arduous:
How can you keep up the killing pace of having two jobs?
noun, adjectiveCollocation Dictionary
an act of killing sb deliberately; a murder: brutal killings
See also - MERCY KILLING
Idioms: make a killing (informal) to make a lot of money quickly: She made a killing on the stock market.
making you very tired: a killing schedule
1 killing sb deliberately
the cold-blooded killing of a defenceless woman
| deliberate | indiscriminate, random | mass, serial
This was the fourth mass killing in Australia in four years.
| contract, gangland, political, revenge, sectarian
a brutal revenge killing
Should the law allow mercy killing?
(law) a verdict of unlawful killing
VERB + KILLING
be responsible for, carry out | order
The Mafia ordered the killing.
| prevent, stop
It is difficult to prevent such killings.
| confess to | deny
The sentenced man had denied the killings.
KILLING + VERB
happen, occur, take place
a motive for the killing
No motive for the killing has yet been established.
2 making a lot of money quickly
VERB + KILLING
Investors are set to make a killing from the sell-off.
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