Từ điển trực tuyến - Online Dictionary

English - Vietnamese Dictionary
lid /lid/
  • danh từ
    • nắp, vung
    • mi mắt ((cũng) eyelid)
    • (từ lóng) cái mũ
    • with the lid off
      • phơi bày tất cả những sự ghê tởm bên trong
    • to put the lid on
      • (từ lóng) là đỉnh cao của, hơn tất cả
Concise Dictionary
+either of two folds of skin that can be moved to cover or open the eye
+a movable top or cover (hinged or separate) for closing the opening of a container
+headdress that protects the head from bad weather; has shaped crown and usually a brim

Advanced English Dictionary
+ noun
1 a cover over a container that can be removed or opened by turning it or lifting it: a dustbin lid + I can't get the lid off this jar.
Idioms: keep a / the lid on sth
1 to keep sth secret or hidden
2 to keep sth under control: The government is keeping the lid on inflation. + He struggled to keep the lid on his anger.
lift the lid on sth
take / blow the lid off sth to tell people unpleasant or shocking facts about sth: Her article lifts the lid on child prostitution.
put the (tin) lid on sth / things (BrE, informal) to be the final act or event that spoils your plans or hopes
more at FLIP v.(also lid)
+ noun
either of the pieces of skin above and below the eye that cover it when you BLINK or close the eye
Idioms see BAT v.
Collocation Dictionary

1 removable top


airtight, close-fitting, sealed, tight-fitting, tight
Choose a dish with a tight-fitting lid.
| hinged | box, case, coffin, dustbin, piano, saucepan, etc.


lift, open, prise off, raise, remove, take off
She lifted the lid of the box. We managed to prise off the lid with a tyre lever.
| close, put down, put on, replace, screw down, screw on, shut
I poured some water and screwed the lid back on the bottle. The coffin lid had been screwed down.
| keep on
Keep the lid on the pan until the liquid comes to the boil.


on the ~
His name was on the lid.

2 lids: eyelids


closed, drooping, half-closed, half-open, heavy, hooded, lowered, narrowed
She felt the tears burning against her closed lids.


close, lower
She saw James walk in and hastily lowered her lids.
| lift, open
She lifted her lids and found him looking at her.


Heavy lids drooped over her eyes.


behind … ~
She could still see the light flickering behind her closed lids.
| beneath … ~
She glanced at him occasionally from beneath lowered lids.
| through … ~
He was watching her through hooded lids.

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