English - Vietnamese Dictionary
league /li:g/Concise Dictionary
- danh từ
- dặm, lý (đơn vị chiều dài, quãng 4 km)
- land (statude) league: dặm
- marine league: dặm biển, hải lý
- danh từ
- đồng minh, liên minh; hội liên đoàn
- League of National: hội quốc liên
- football league: liên đoàn bóng đá
- to be in league with: liên minh với, liên kết với, câu kết với
- động từ
- liên hiệp lại, liên minh, câu kết
+an association of sports teams that organizes matches for its members
+an association of states or organizations or individuals for common action
+an obsolete unit of distance of variable length (usually 3 miles)
+unite to form a league
Advanced English Dictionary
1 confederation, association, alliance, combination, coalition, federation, confederacy, guild, society, fraternity, union, band, fellowship, club:
The teams in the south favour forming a football league of their own
2 in league (with). allied (with), united (with), associated (with), leagued (with), federated (with), collaborating (with), conspiring (with), in collusion (with), Colloq in cahoots (with):
The suspects are said to be in league with saboteurs.
3 ally, unite, associate, band, combine, collaborate, join (forces), conspire, collude:
Did most people league with the rebels or the official government?
+ nounCollocation Dictionary
1 a group of people, or nations who have combined for a particular purpose: the League of Nations + a meeting of the Women's League for Peace
See also - IVY LEAGUE
2 a group of sports teams who all play each other to earn points and find which team is best: major league baseball + United were league champions last season. + If we look at the the league table we can see Bolton are bottom with 21 points.
3 (informal) a level of quality, ability, etc: As a painter, he is in a league of his own (= much better than others). + They're in a different league from us. + When it comes to cooking, I'm not in her league (= she is much better than me). + A house like that is out of our league (= too expensive for us).
4 (old use) a unit for measuring distance, equal to about 3 miles or 4 000 metres
Idioms: in league (with sb) making secret plans with sb
1 group of sports clubs that compete with each other
cricket, football, etc.
They want to start a new football league.
| European, northern, etc. | local, national | Sunday
He played Sunday League cricket for years.
| premier | major, minor
major league baseball
new proposals for a European super league
VERB + LEAGUE
create, form, set up, start | join
The team joined the Northern League last year.
LEAGUE + NOUN
champions, leaders | championship, cup, title | club, side | player | game, match | table | cricket, football, etc.
in a/the ~
The team is now in the Premier League.
at the bottom/top of the league, (come) bottom/top of the league, a position in the league
hoping to improve their position in the league
2 level of quality, ability, etc.
big, super, top, world
This move propelled him into the political big league.
in a different league
Today's technology is in a different league (= very much better).
| in a league of your own
As a painter he is in a league of his own (= much better than others).
| not in the same league (as … )
(= not nearly as good as),
out of sb's league
A house like that is way out of our league (= too expensive for us).
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