English - Vietnamese Dictionary
might /mait/Concise Dictionary
- danh từ
- sức mạnh, lực (thân thể hoặc tinh thần)
- by might: bằng sức mạnh, bằng vũ lực
- with all one's might; with might and main: với tất cả sức mạnh, dốc hết sức
+the month following April and preceding June
+thorny Eurasian shrub of small tree having dense clusters of white to scarlet flowers followed by deep red berries; established as an escape in eastern North America
Advanced English Dictionary
1 strength, power, energy, force, muscle, potency, Literary puissance:
I hit my attacker with all my might. Might doesn't always make right
2 influence, authority, weight, sway, dominion, ascendancy, superiority, mightiness, capability, capacity, power, effect, effectiveness, Colloq clout:
It was not till the 20th century that the might of the United States was felt outside its borders.
modal verb, noun
modal verb (negative might not, short form mightn't )
1 used as the past tense of may when reporting what sb has said: He said he might come tomorrow.
2 used when showing that sth is or was possible: He might get there in time, but I can't be sure. + I know Vicky doesn't like the job, but I mightn't find it too bad. + The pills might have helped him, if only he'd taken them regularly. + He might say that now (= it is true that he does), but he can soon change his mind.
3 used to make a polite suggestion: You might try calling the help desk. + I thought we might go to the zoo on Saturday.
4 (BrE) used to ask permission politely: Might I use your phone? + If I might just say something ...
5 (formal) used to ask for information: How might the plans be improved upon? + And who might she be?
6 used to show that you are annoyed about sth that sb could do or could have done: I think you might at least offer to help! + Honestly, you might have told me!
7 used to say that you are not surprised by sth: I might have guessed it was you!
8 used to emphasize that an important point has been made: 'And where is the money coming from?' 'You might well ask!' - MODAL
Idioms see WELL
+ noun [U] (formal or literary) great strength, energy or power: America's military might + I pushed the rock with all my might.
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