English - Vietnamese Dictionary
lose /lu:z/Concise Dictionary
- ngoại động từ (lost)
- mất không còn nữa
- to lose one's head: mất đầu; mất bình tĩnh, bối rối
- to lose one's life in the resistance: hy sinh trong kháng chiến
- doctor loses patient: bác sĩ mất khách; bác sĩ không cứu sống được người bệnh
- mất, mất hút, không thấy nữa; lạc, thất lạc
- to be lost in the thick woods: bị lạc trong rừng rậm
- bỏ lỡ, bỏ uổng, bỏ qua
- to lose an opportunity: lỡ cơ hội
- to lose one's train: lỡ chuyến xe lửa
- thua, bại
- to lose a lawsuit: thua kiện
- to lose a battle: thua trận
- uổng phí, bỏ phí
- to lose time in gambling: bỏ phí thì giờ vào quân bài lá bạc
- làm hại, làm mất, làm hư, di hại
- that might lose him his job: cái đó có thể làm cho nó mất công ăn việc làm
- the ship was lost with all hands on board: con tàu bị đắm với tất cả thuỷ thủ ở trên boong
- chậm (đồng hồ)
- the watch loses about two minutes a day: đồng hồ chạy chậm chừng hai phút mỗi ngày
- dạng bị động mê man, say sưa, chìm đắm, triền miên; mất hết không còn nữa; bị lu mờ
- to be lost in meditation: trầm ngâm, chìm đắm trong suy nghĩ
- to be lost to all sense of duty: không còn một chút ý thức trách nhiệm nào
- the beauty of the poem is lost upon them: chúng nó không thể nào thưởng thức nổi cái đẹp của bài thơ
- nội động từ
- mất; mất ý nghĩa, mất hay
- Ho-Xuan-Huong's poems lose much in the translation
- thơ Hồ Xuân Hương dịch ra bị mất hay đi nhiều
- thất bại, thua, thua lỗ
- the enemy had lost heavity: kẻ địch bị thất bại nặng nề
- they lost and we won
- chúng nó thua và ta thắng
- to lose heart (conrage)
- mất hết can đảm, mất hết hăng hái
- to lose sleep over something
- lo nghĩ mất ngủ về cái gì
- to lose patience
- to lose one's temper
- mất bình tĩnh, nổi nóng, cáu
- to lose self-control
- mất bình tĩnh, mất tự chủ, nóng nảy
- lost soul
- một tâm hồn sa đoạ, một tâm hồn tội lỗi không hòng gì cứu chữa được nữa
+fail to keep or to maintain; cease to have, either physically or in an abstract sense
+fail to win
+suffer the loss of a person through death or removal
+place (something) where one cannot find it again
+miss from one's possessions; lose sight of
+allow to go out of sight
+fail to make money in a business; make a loss or fail to profit
+fail to get or obtain
+fail to perceive or to catch with the senses or the mind
+be set at a disadvantage
Advanced English Dictionary
1 mislay, misplace, displace, part with; suffer the loss of, be deprived of:
I lost my pen. He lost a leg in the war.
2 forfeit, yield:
He says he lost the rent money gambling.
3 give up, yield, capitulate, admit defeat, succumb, bow to, be defeated or conquered, suffer defeat, be beaten or overcome or worsted or bested, Colloq lose out:
It was a good game, but we lost.
4 waste, let slip, squander, dissipate, fritter or trifle away, run out of; consume, use (up), expend, spend:
We lost a lot of time waiting for him to decide.
5 elude, evade, escape, throw or shake off, give the slip:
I managed to lose the sinister-looking man who was shadowing me.
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1 [VN] to be unable to find sth/sb: I've lost my keys. + The tickets seem to have got lost. + She lost her husband in the crowd.
have sth taken away
2 [VN] to have sth/sb taken away from you by accident, old age, death, etc: She lost a leg in a car crash. + to lose your hair / teeth (= as a result of getting old) + He's lost his job. + Some families lost everything (= all they owned) in the flood. + They lost both their sons (= they were killed) in the war. + The ship was lost at sea. + Many people lost their lives (= were killed).
3 [VN] ~ sth (to sb) to have sth taken away by sb/sth: The company has lost a lot of business to its competitors.
4 [VN] to have to give up sth; to fail to keep sth: You will lose your deposit if you cancel the order. + Sit down or you'll lose your seat.
5 [VN] to have less and less of sth, especially until you no longer have any of it: to lose your confidence + He lost his nerve at the last minute. + She seemed to have lost interest in food. + At that moment he lost his balance and fell. + I've lost ten pounds since I started this diet. + The train was losing speed.
not understand / hear
6 [VN] to fail to get, hear or understand sth: His words were lost (= could not be heard) in the applause.
7 [VN] (informal) to be no longer understood by sb: I'm afraid you've lost me there.
8 [VN] to escape from sb/sth: We managed to lose our pursuers in the darkness.
9 ~ (sth) (to sb)
~ (sth) (by sth) to be defeated; to fail to win a competition, a court case, an argument, etc: [VN] to lose a game / a race / an election / a battle + [V] We lost to a stronger team. + He lost by less than 100 votes.
10 ~ (sth) (on sth / by doing sth)
~ sb sth to fail to keep sth you want or need, especially money; to cause sb to fail to keep sth: [VN] The business is losing money. + Poetry always loses something in translation. + You have nothing to lose by telling the truth. + [V] We lost on that deal. + [VNN] His carelessness lost him the job.
11 [VN] to waste time or an opportunity: We lost twenty minutes changing a tyre. + Hurry-there's no time to lose! + He lost no time in setting out for London.
12 if a watch or clock loses or loses time, it goes too slowly or becomes a particular amount of time behind the correct time: [VN] This clock loses two minutes a day. [also V]
Most idioms containing lose are at the entries for the nouns and adjectives in the idioms, for example lose your bearings is at bearing.
lose it (spoken) to be unable to stop yourself from crying, laughing, etc.; to become crazy: Then she just lost it and started screaming.
Phrasal Verbs: lose yourself in sth to become so interested in sth that it takes all your attention
lose out (on sth) (informal) to not get sth you wanted or feel you should have: While the stores make big profits, it's the customer who loses out.
lose out to sb/sth (informal) to not get business, etc. that you expected or used to get because sb/sth else has taken it: Small businesses are losing out to the large chains.
1 not keep
VERB + LOSE
be going to, be likely to, stand to
The company stands to lose financially if this deal falls through.
| have nothing to
You have nothing to lose by telling the truth.
| not want to | cannot/could not afford to
We cannot afford to lose any more senior members of staff.
| begin to
2 be defeated
VERB + LOSE
cannot/could not afford to
This is a game that Lazio cannot afford to lose.
We lost against Leeds.
We lost by five goals to two.
The visiting side lost to the home team.
win or lose
Win or lose, the important thing is to remain calm.
PHRASAL VERBS lose out
Many of the canal children were constantly on the move, and lost out on regular schooling.
Our firm lost out to a larger company that could offer a lower price.
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