Từ điển trực tuyến - Online Dictionary

English - Vietnamese Dictionary
misplace /'mis'pleis/
  • ngoại động từ
    • để không đúng chỗ ((nghĩa đen) & (nghĩa bóng))
      • to misplace one's love: gửi gấm tình yêu không đúng chỗ
      • a misplaced remark: một lời phê bình không đúng lúc
Advanced English Dictionary
+ adjective
1 not appropriate or correct in the situation: misplaced confidence / optimism / fear + He made a misplaced attempt at reconciliation.
2 (of love, trust, etc.) given to a person who does not deserve or return those feelings: misplaced loyalty
Collocation Dictionary


be, prove, seem


entirely, quite, totally, wholly
Her confidence in him was entirely misplaced.
| not altogether | largely | rather | sadly
His optimism proved sadly misplaced.

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