English - Vietnamese Dictionary
one /wʌn/Concise Dictionary
- tính từ
- room one: phòng một
- volume one: tập một
- the Vietnamese nation is one and undivided: dân tộc Việt Nam là một và thống nhất
- he will be one in a month: một tháng nữa thì nó sẽ lên một
- như thế không thay đổi
- to remain for ever one: mâi mâi như thế, mâi mâi không thay đổi
- danh từ
- to come by ones and twos: đến từng một hay hai người một
- goods that are sold in ones: hàng hoá bán từng cái một
- never a one: không một ai
- một giờ
- he will come at one: một giờ anh ấy sẽ đến
- cú đấm
- to give someone one on the nose: đấm ai một cú vào mũi
- the all and the one
- tính tống thể và tính thống nhất
- it's ten to one that he won't come
- chắc chắn là anh ta sẽ không đến
- one by one
- lần lượt từng người một, từng cái một
- danh từ
- một người nào đó, một (người, vật...)
- many a one: nhiều người
- the dear ones: người thân thuộc
- the Holy One: Chúa, Thượng đế
- the Evil One: quỷ, quỷ sứ
- người ta, ai
- it offends one in to be told one is not wanted: bị bảo là không cần thì ai mà chẳng bực
+the smallest whole number or a numeral representing this number
+a single person or thing
+used of a single unit or thing; not two or more
+having the indivisible character of a unit
+of the same kind or quality
+used informally as an intensifier
+indefinite in time or position
+being a single entity made by combining separate components
+eminent beyond or above comparison
Advanced English Dictionary
1 single, lone, solitary, individual, sole, only:
The one time I kissed Margie it was heaven.
2 unified, united, inseparable, joined, undivided, one and the same, identical, equal, at one, harmonious, in unison, whole, entire, complete:
When he went into a trance, he felt one with his God.
3 a particular, a certain, a given, a specific:
I recall one occasion when she brought all her dogs into work.
4 a person, an individual, a man or a woman, everybody, everyone, anybody, anyone; people; Possibly offensive man:
One ought to treat others as one would like to be treated. One cannot be too careful these days.
5 joke, story, anecdote, chestnut, one-liner; limerick, rhyme, ditty, song; bromide:
Have you heard the one that begins, 'There was a young man from Loch Ness'?
number, determiner, pronoun
1 the number 1: Do you want one or two? + There's only room for one person. + One more, please! + a one-bedroomed apartment + I'll see you at one (= one o'clock).
2 used in formal language or for emphasis before hundred, thousand, etc., or before a unit of measurement: It cost one hundred and fifty pounds. + He lost by less than one second.
3 used for emphasis to mean 'a single' or 'just one': There's only one thing we can do.
4 a person or thing, especially when they are part of a group: One of my friends lives in Brighton. + One place I'd really like to visit is Bali.
5 used for emphasis to mean 'the only one' or 'the most important one': He's the one person I can trust. + Her one concern was for the health of her baby. + It's the one thing I can't stand about him.
6 used when you are talking about a time in the past or the future, without actually saying which one: I saw her one afternoon last week. + One day (= at some time in the future) you'll understand.
7 the same: They all went off in one direction.
8 (spoken, especially AmE) used for emphasis instead of a or an: That was one hell of a game! + She's one snappy dresser.
9 used with a person's name to show that the speaker does not know the person
Synonym: A CERTAIN
He worked as an assistant to one Mr Ming.
Idioms: as one (formal) in agreement; all together: We spoke as one on this matter.
(be) at one (with sb/sth) (formal) to feel that you completely agree with sb/sth, or that you are part of sth: a place where you can feel at one with nature
for one used to emphasize that a particular person does sth and that you believe other people do too: I, for one, would prefer to postpone the meeting.
get sth in one to understand or guess sth immediately: 'Oh, so she's his sister!' 'Got it in one!'
get one over (on) sb/sth (informal) to get an advantage over sb/sth: I'm not going to let them get one over on me!
go one better (than sb/sth) to do sth better than sb else or than you have done before
She did well this year and next year she hopes to go one better.
in one used to say that sb/sth has different roles, contains different things or is used for different purposes: She's a mother and company director in one. + It's a public relations office, a press office and a private office all in one.
See also - ALL-IN-ONE
one after another / the other first one person or thing, and then another, and then another, up to any number or amount: The bills kept coming in, one after another.
one and all (old-fashioned, informal) everyone: Happy New Year to one and all!
one and only used to emphasize that sb is famous: Here he is, the one and only Van Morrison!
one and the same used for emphasis to mean 'the same': I never realized Ruth Rendell and Barbara Vine were one and the same (= the same person).
one by one separately and in order: I went through the items on the list one by one.
one or two a few: We've had one or two problems-nothing serious.
one up (on sb) having an advantage over sb
more at ALL pron., MINORITY, NUMBER n., SQUARE n.
1 used to avoid repeating a noun, when you are referring to sb/sth that has already been mentioned, or that the person you are speaking to knows about: I'd like an ice cream. Are you having one, too? + Our car's always breaking down. But we're getting a new one soon. + She was wearing her new dress, the red one. + My favourite band? Oh, that's a hard one (= a hard question). + What made you choose the one rather than the other? + (BrE) How about those ones over there?
2 used when you are identifying the person or thing you are talking about: Our house is the one next to the school. + The students who are most successful are usually the ones who come to all the classes.
3 ~ of a person or thing belonging to a particular group: It's a present for one of my children. + We think of you as one of the family.
4 ~ (to do sth) a person of the type mentioned: 10 o'clock is too late for the little ones. + He ached to be home with his loved ones. + She was never one to criticize.
5 (formal) used to mean 'people in general' or 'I', when the speaker is referring to himself or herself: One should never criticize if one is not sure of one's facts. + One gets the impression that they disapprove.
Help Note: This use of one is very formal and now sounds old-fashioned. It is much more usual to use you for 'people in general' and I when you are talking about yourself.
6 (a one) (old-fashioned, especially BrE) a person whose behaviour is amusing or surprising: Oh, you are a one!
7 the ~ about sth the joke: Have you heard the one about the Englishman, the Irishman and the Scotsman?
Idioms: be (a) one for (doing) sth to be a person who enjoys sth, or who does sth often or well: I've never been a great one for fish and chips.
One/ones is used to avoid repeating a countable noun, but there are some times when you should not use it, especially in formal speech or writing: 1 After a possessive (my, your, Mary's, etc.), some, any, both or a number, unless it is used with an adjective:
We'd like to exchange our home with a British family's (home). + We'd like to exchange our home with that of a British family. + ...with a British family's one. + My cheap camera takes better pictures than his expensive one. + 'Did you get any postcards?' 'Yes, I bought four/four nice ones.' + I bought four ones.
2 It can be left out after superlatives, this, that, these, those, either, neither, another, which, etc.: 'Here are the designs. Which (one) do you prefer?' 'I think that (one) looks the most original.'
3 These ones and those ones are not used in AmE, and are unusual in BrE: Do you prefer these designs or those?
4 It is never used to replace uncountable nouns and is unusual with abstract countable nouns: The Scottish legal system is not the same as the English system, is better than ...as the English one.
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