English - Vietnamese Dictionary
perch /pə:tʃ/Concise Dictionary
- 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
- 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)
perches|perched|perchingpɜrtʃ /pɜː-Thesaurus Dictionary
+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
Advanced English 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.
verb, nounCollocation Dictionary
+ 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.
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.
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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