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perch /pə:tʃ/
  • danh từ
    • (động vật học) cá pecca
    • danh từ
      • sào để chim đậu, cành để chim đậu
        • bird taken its perch: con chim đậu xuống
      • trục chuyển động giữa (xe bốn bánh)
      • con sào (đơn vị chiều dài bằng khoảng 5 mét)
      • (nghĩa bóng) địa vị cao, địa vị vững chắc
      • come off your perch
        • (xem) come
      • to hop the perch
        • chết
      • to knock someone off his perch
        • tiêu diệt ai, đánh gục ai
    • ngoại động từ, (thường) động tính từ quá khứ
      • xây dựng ở trên cao, đặt ở trên cao
        • a town perched on a hill: một thành phố ở trên một ngọn đồi
    • nội động từ
      • (+ upon) đậu trên (cành) (chim...); ngồi trên, ở trên (chỗ cao) (người)
    Concise Dictionary
    perches|perched|perchingpɜrtʃ /pɜː-
    +support consisting of a branch or rod that serves as a resting place (especially for a bird)
    +a linear measure of 16.5 feet
    +a square rod of land
    +an elevated place serving as a seat
    +any of numerous fishes of America and Europe
    +spiny-finned freshwater food and game fishes
    +any of numerous spiny-finned fishes of various families of the order Perciformes
    +sit, as on a branch
    +to come to rest, settle
    +cause to perch or sit

    Thesaurus Dictionary
    1 roost, rest, seat; spot, location, position, place, site, vantage point, perspective:
    From his perch at the top of the cliff, Martin had a clear view of the cave entrance.
    2 roost, rest, sit, nest; place, put, set, situate, locate, position, site:
    The owl was perched in the tree, waiting for the vole to appear from its burrow.
    Advanced English Dictionary
    verb, noun
    + verb [V +adv./prep.]
    1 [V] ~ (on sth) (of a bird) to land and stay on a branch, etc: A robin was perching on the fence.
    2 ~ (sb / yourself) (on sth) (informal) to sit or to make sb sit on sth, especially on the edge of it: [V] We perched on a couple of high stools at the bar. + [VN] She perched herself on the edge of the bed. + My father used to perch me on the front of his bike.
    3 [V] ~ (on sth) to be placed on the top or the edge of sth: The hotel perched precariously on a steep hillside.
    + noun
    1 a place where a bird rests, especially a branch or bar for this purpose, for example in a bird's cage
    2 a high seat or position: He watched the game from his precarious perch on top of the wall.
    3 (plural perch) a FRESHWATER fish that is sometimes used for food
    Idioms see KNOCK v.
    Collocation Dictionary


    perilously, precariously
    The hotel was perched precariously on a steep hillside.


    The birds perched on nearby buildings.


    be perched high above/on sth
    The castle is perched high above the valley.
    | perch/be perched on the edge of sth
    I perched on the edge of his desk to listen to him.
    | perch/be perched on top of sth

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