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leech /li:tʃ/
  • danh từ
    • cạnh buồm, mép buồm
    • con đỉa
      • to stick like a leech: dai như đỉa
    • (nghĩa bóng) kẻ bóc lột, kẻ hút máu
    • (từ cổ,nghĩa cổ) thầy thuốc, thầy lang
    • ngoại động từ
      • cho đỉa hút máu
    Concise Dictionary
    +carnivorous or bloodsucking aquatic or terrestrial worms typically having a sucker at each end
    +a follower who hangs around a host (without benefit to the host) in hope of gain or advantage
    +draw blood
    Advanced English Dictionary
    + noun
    1 a small worm that usually lives in water and that attaches itself to other creatures and sucks their blood. Leeches were used in the past by doctors to remove blood from sick people.
    2 (disapproving) a person who depends on sb else for money, or takes the profit from sb else's work

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