English - Vietnamese Dictionary
milk /milk/Concise Dictionary
- danh từ
- condensed milk: sữa đặc
- milk of almonds: nước sữa hạnh
- nhựa mủ (cây), nước (dừa...)
- it is no use crying over spilt milk
- milk for bales
- (nghĩa bóng) loại văn học đơn giản, học thuyết đơn giản
- ngoại động từ
- vắt sữa
- to milk a cow: vắt sữa bò
- lấy (nhựa) bóp, nặn (nọc rắn...)
- (từ lóng) nhận trộm, nghe lỏm (điện tín)
- nội động từ
- cho sữa
- the cows are milking well this season: mùa này bò cho nhiều sữa
+a white nutritious liquid secreted by mammals and used as food by human beings
+produced by mammary glands of female mammals for feeding their young
+a river that rises in the Rockies in northwestern Montana and flows eastward to become a tributary of the Missouri River
+any of several nutritive milklike liquids
+take milk from female mammals
+exploit as much as possible
+add milk to
Advanced English Dictionary
drain, bleed, extract, tap, exploit, wring, draw off or out, withdraw:
The comic milked the joke for yet another laugh. The taxman is milking me dry.
noun, verbCollocation Dictionary
1 the white liquid produced by cows, goats and some other animals as food for their young and used as a drink by humans: a pint / litre of milk + a bottle / carton of milk + fresh / dried / powdered milk + Do you take milk in your tea? + milk products (= butter, cheese, etc.)
See also - BUTTERMILK, CONDENSED MILK, EVAPORATED MILK, MALTED MILK, SKIMMED MILK
2 the white liquid that is produced by women and female MAMMALS for feeding their babies: breast milk
3 the white juice of some plants and trees, especially the COCONUT
Idioms: the milk of human kindness (literary) kind behaviour, considered to be natural to human beings
more at CRY v., LAND n.
+ verb [VN]
1 to take milk from a cow, goat, etc.
2 ~ A (of B)
~ B (from A) (disapproving) to obtain as much money, advantage, etc. for yourself as you can from a particular situation, especially in a dishonest way: She's milked a small fortune from the company over the years. + She's milked the company of a small fortune. + I know he's had a hard time lately, but he's certainly milking it for all it's worth (= using it as an excuse to do things that people would normally object to).
Idioms see DRY n.
fresh | curdled, off, sour
The milk has gone off/turned sour.
| full-cream, full-fat, whole | low-fat, semi-skimmed | non-fat, skimmed | creamy | cold, warm | cow's, goat's, etc. | breast | baby, formula | coconut, soya | condensed, evaporated
a tin of condensed milk
| dried, powdered | pasteurized, unpasteurized | homogenized | long-life, UHT | organic
litre, pint | bottle, carton, cup, glass, jug
VERB + MILK
drink, have, take
Do you take milk in your coffee?
| add | pour | spill | deliver
They've stopped delivering milk in our area.
| boil, heat, scald | produce | express
She expressed some milk so her husband could do the night feeding.
MILK + NOUN
powder | pudding, shake
| chocolate | product | bottle, churn, jug | production, yield | float, round
the top of the milk
(= the creamy part at the top of a milk bottle)
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