English - Vietnamese Dictionary
moon /mu:n/Concise Dictionary
- danh từ
- mặt trăng
- new moon: trăng non
- crescent moon: trăng lưỡi liềm
- to shoot the moon
- (từ lóng) dọn nhà đi trong đêm tối để tránh trả tiền nhà
- once in a blue moon
- rất hiếm, ít khi, năm thì mười hoạ
- the man in the moon
- chú cuội, người mơ mộng vơ vẩn
- nội động từ (+ about, around...)
- có vẻ mặt thờ thẫn như ở cung trăng
- ngoại động từ
- to moon away the time thờ thẫn ra vào hết ngày
moons|mooned|mooningmuːnAdvanced English Dictionary
+the natural satellite of the Earth
+any object resembling a moon
+the period between successive new moons (29.531 days)
+the light of the moon
+United States religious leader (born in Korea) who founded the Unification Church in 1954; was found guilty of conspiracy to evade taxes (born in 1920)
+any natural satellite of a planet
+have dreamlike musings or fantasies while awake
+be idle in a listless or dreamy way
+expose one's buttocks to
noun, verbCollocation Dictionary
1 (usually the moon) (also the Moon) [sing.] the round object that moves around the earth once every 28 days and shines at night by light reflected from the sun: the surface of the moon + a moon landing
2 [sing.] the moon as it appears in the sky at a particular time: a crescent moon + There's no moon tonight (= no moon can be seen). + By the light of the moon I could just make out shapes and outlines.
See also - FULL MOON, HALF-MOON, NEW MOON
3 [C] a natural SATELLITE that moves around a planet other than the earth: How many moons does Jupiter have?
Idioms: ask, cry, etc. for the moon (BrE, informal) to ask for sth that is difficult or impossible to get or achieve: Wanting a decent job and a home is hardly asking for the moon.
many moons ago (literary) a very long time ago: All that happened many moons ago.
over the moon (informal, especially BrE) extremely happy and excited: They're over the moon about their trip to Japan.
more at ONCE adv., PROMISE v.
+ verb [V] (informal) to show your bottom to people in a public place as a joke or an insult
Phrasal Verbs: moon about / around (BrE, informal) to spend time doing nothing or walking around with no particular purpose, especially because you are unhappy
moon over sb (informal) to spend time thinking about sb that you love, especially when other people think this is silly or annoying
A bright moon shone high overhead.
| crescent, full, half, new
VERB + MOON
A large black cloud covered the moon.
| fly to, go to, land on
MOON + VERB
appear, come out, rise | shine | set
The moon had almost set and the night was now dark.
| wane, wax | orbit sth
on the ~
the first man to walk on the moon
| under a/the ~
The road shone frostily under the full moon.
the light of the moon
They had to work by the light of the moon.
| the surface of the moon
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