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pitch /pitʃ/
  • danh từ
    • hắc ín
    • ngoại động từ
      • quét hắc ín, gắn bằng hắc ín
      • danh từ
        • sự ném, sự liệng, sự tung, sự hất; sự lao xuống
          • a headlong pitch from a rock: sự lao người từ một tảng đá xuống
        • (thể dục,thể thao) cách ném bóng (crickê)
        • sự lao lên lao xuống, sự chồm lên chồm xuống (của con tàu trong cơn bão)
        • độ cao bay vọt lên (của chim ưng để lấy đà nhào xuống vồ mồi)
        • độ cao (của giọng...)
        • mức độ
          • to come to such a pitch that...: đến mức độ là...
          • anger is at its highest pitch: cơn giận đến cực độ
        • độ dốc; độ dốc của mái nhà
        • số hàng bày bán ở chợ
        • chỗ ngồi thường lệ (của người bán hàng rong, người hát xẩm)
        • (kỹ thuật) bước, bước răng
          • screw pitch: bước đinh ốc
      • ngoại động từ
        • cắm, dựng (lều, trại)
          • to pitch tents: cắm lều, cắm trại
        • cắm chặt, đóng chặt xuống (một chỗ nhất định)
          • to pitch wickets: (thể dục,thể thao) cắm cột gôn (crickê)
        • bày bán hàng ở chợ
        • lát đá (một con đường)
        • ném, liệng, tung, hất; liệng (một vật dẹt) vào đích
          • to pitch the ball: ném bóng (chơi crickê)
          • to pitch hay into the cart: hất cỏ khô lên xe bò
        • (từ lóng) kể (chuyện...)
        • (âm nhạc) lấy (giọng)
          • to pitch one's voice higher: lấy giọng cao hơn
        • (nghĩa bóng) diễn đạt (cái gì...) bằng một phong cách riêng
        • nội động từ
          • cắm lều, cắm trại, dựng trại
          • (+ on, into) lao vào, lao xuống, chồm lên chồm xuống (tàu bị bão...)
          • to pitch in
            • (thông tục) hăng hái, bắt tay vào việc
          • to pitch into
            • (thông tục) xông vào, tấn công vào dữ dội, xông vào đánh (ai) tới tấp
          • đả kích kịch liệt; mắng mỏ chửi bới như tát nước vào mặt (ai)
          • xông vào ăn lấy ăn để; ăn lấy ăn để (cái gì)
          • to pitch upon
            • ngẫu nhiên chọn đúng, tình cờ chọn đúng (cái gì, ai...); chọn hú hoạ
        Concise Dictionary
        pitches|pitched|pitchingpɪtʃ
        noun
        +the property of sound that varies with variation in the frequency of vibration
        +(baseball) the act of throwing a baseball by a pitcher to a batter
        +a vendor's position (especially on the sidewalk)
        +promotion by means of an argument and demonstration
        +degree of deviation from a horizontal plane
        +any of various dark heavy viscid substances obtained as a residue
        +a high approach shot in golf
        +an all-fours game in which the first card led is a trump
        +abrupt up-and-down motion (as caused by a ship or other conveyance)
        +the action or manner of throwing something
        verb
        +throw or toss with a light motion
        +move abruptly
        +fall or plunge forward
        +set to a certain pitch
        +sell or offer for sale from place to place
        +be at an angle
        +heel over
        +erect and fasten
        +throw or hurl from the mound to the batter, as in baseball
        +hit (a golf ball) in a high arc with a backspin
        +lead (a card) and establish the trump suit
        +set the level or character of

        Thesaurus Dictionary
        v.
        1 toss, throw, cast, fling, hurl, heave, sling, fire, launch, shoot, send, let fly, Cricket bowl, Colloq chuck, peg, lob, Brit bung:
        He rolled the paper into a ball and pitched it into the basket.
        2 erect, raise, set or put up, position, fix, place:
        We ought to pitch the tent in a level area.
        3 plunge, fall (headlong), dive, drop, plummet, (take a) nosedive:
        I caught my toe on the kerb and pitched forward onto the pavement.
        4 Chiefly nautical toss about, lurch, plunge, flounder, go head over heels, go keel over truck, US pitchpole or pitchpoll:
        The wind reached force ten as we pitched and rolled and yawed in the heavy seas
        5 pitch in. contribute, cooperate, help, assist, Colloq chip in:
        Everyone pitched in to make the church fair a success.
        6 pitch into.
        (a) attack, lay into, assail, lash out at, abuse, rail against, Colloq lace into, tear into, jump down (someone's) throat, jump on:
        Reggie's wife really pitched into him about going out with other women.
        (b) attack, assault, set upon, belabour, Colloq light into, sail into, tear into:
        They pitched into each other and fought like Kilkenny cats.
        7 pitch on or upon. determine, decide on, select, pick, choose, opt for, elect, nominate, name, Colloq light on:
        They pitched on Carrie to be the best candidate for treasurer.
        n.
        tar, bitumen, asphalt:
        Peter patched potholes with pitch.
        Advanced English Dictionary
        noun, verb
        + noun
        for sport
        1 (BrE) (also field AmE, BrE) [C] an area of ground specially prepared and marked for playing a game such as football: a football / cricket / rugby pitch + The rugby tour was a disaster both on and off the pitch. + After the game fans invaded the pitch.
        degree / strength
        2 [sing., U] the degree or strength of a feeling or activity; the highest point of sth: a frenetic pitch of activity + Speculation has reached such a pitch that a decision will have to be made immediately.
        of sound
        3 [sing., U] how high or low a sound is, especially a musical note: A basic sense of rhythm and pitch is essential in a music teacher.
        See also - PERFECT PITCH
        to sell sth
        4 [C, usually sing.] talk or arguments used by a person trying to sell things or persuade people to do sth: an aggressive sales pitch + the candidate's campaign pitch + Each company was given ten minutes to make its pitch.
        in baseball
        5 [C] an act of throwing the ball; the way in which it is thrown
        black substance
        6 [U] a black sticky substance made from oil or coal, used on roofs or the wooden boards of a ship to stop water from coming through
        in street / market
        7 [C] (BrE) a place in a street or market where sb sells things, or where a street entertainer usually performs
        of ship / aircraft
        8 [U] (technical) the movement of a ship up and down in the water or of an aircraft in the air
        Compare: ROLL n. (5)
        of roof
        9 [sing., U] (technical) the degree to which a roof slopes
        Idioms: make a pitch for sb/sth
        make a pitch to sb (especially AmE) to make a determined effort to get sth or to persuade sb of sth: He made a pitch to black voters in Alabama.
        more at QUEER v.
        + verb
        throw
        1 [VN +adv./prep.] to throw sb/sth in a rough or forceful way: The explosion pitched her violently into the air. + (figurative) The new government has already been pitched into a crisis.
        in sports
        2 [V, VN] (in baseball) to throw the ball to the person who is BATTING
        3 [+adv./prep.] (of the ball in the games of cricket or golf) to hit the ground; to make the ball hit the ground: [V] The ball pitched a yard short. [also VN]
        4 [VN, V] (in golf) to hit the ball in a high curve
        fall
        5 [V +adv./prep.] to fall heavily in a particular direction: With a cry she pitched forward.
        of ship / aircraft
        6 [V] to move up and down on the water or in the air: The sea was rough and the ship pitched and rolled all night.
        Compare: PITCH v. (9)
        set level
        7 [VN +adv./prep.] ~ sth (at sth) to set sth at a particular level: They have pitched their prices too high. + The test was pitched at too low a level for the students.
        try to sell
        8 [VN] ~ sth (at sb)
        ~ sth (as sth) to aim or direct a product or service at a particular group of people: The new software is being pitched at banks. + Orange juice is to be pitched as an athlete's drink.
        9 ~ (for sth) to try to persuade sb to buy sth, to give you sth or to make a business deal with you: [VN] Representatives went to Japan to pitch the company's newest products. + [V] We were pitching against a much larger company for the contract.
        sound / music
        10 [VN] to produce a sound or piece of music at a particular level: You pitched that note a little flat. + The song was pitched too low for my voice.
        See also - HIGH-PITCHED, LOW-PITCHED
        tent
        11 [VN] to set up a tent or a camp for a short time: We could pitch our tent in that field. + They pitched camp for the night near the river.
        See also - PITCHED
        Idioms: pitch a story / line / yarn (to sb) (informal) to tell sb a story or make an excuse that is not true
        Phrasal Verbs: pitch in (with sb/sth) (informal) to join in and help with an activity, by doing some of the work or by giving money, advice, etc: Everyone pitched in with the work. + Local companies pitched in with building materials and labour.
        pitch sth<->in to give a particular amount of money in order to help with sth: We all pitched in $10 to buy her a gift.
        pitch into sb (informal) to attack or criticize sb: She started pitching into me as soon as I arrived.
        pitch into sth (informal) to start an activity with enthusiasm: [+ -ing] I rolled up my sleeves and pitched into cleaning the kitchen.
        Collocation Dictionary
        noun

        1 sports field

        ADJ.

        all-weather, grass, non-turf, synthetic | waterlogged | cricket, hockey, football, rugby

        VERB + PITCH

        invade, run onto
        The pitch was invaded by angry fans.

        PITCH + NOUN

        invasion
        Police could do nothing to stop the pitch invasion.

        PREP.

        off the ~
        The players have just come off the pitch. Negotiations about his transfer are continuing off the pitch.
        | on a/the ~
        He was the best player on the pitch today.

        2 strength of feeling

        ADJ.

        fever, high
        Excitement rose to fever pitch the day before the procession.

        VERB + PITCH

        reach, rise to

        PREP.

        ~ of
        to reach a high pitch of excitement

        3 of a musical note

        ADJ.

        high, low | correct
        The instrument is not tuned to the correct pitch.

        VERB + PITCH

        fall in, rise in
        Her voice fell slightly in pitch as she grew older.

        PHRASES

        have absolute/perfect pitch
        (= to be able to recognize or produce any given note)

        verb

        1 fall over/throw sb

        ADV.

        violently
        The explosion pitched her violently into the air.
        | forward, headlong

        PREP.

        from
        There was a loud bang and he was pitched from his seat.
        | into
        If they hit any unseen obstacle they would be pitched headlong into the snow.
        | out of

        2 of a ship/aircraft

        ADV.

        violently
        The boat pitched violently in a heavy swell.

        3 set sth at a particular level

        ADV.

        deliberately
        Estimates have been deliberately pitched on the conservative side.

        PREP.

        at
        The test is pitched at a high GCSE standard.

        PHRASES

        pitch sth high/low
        The price has been pitched quite high. Her voice was pitched low.



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