Từ điển trực tuyến - Online Dictionary

English - Vietnamese Dictionary
plight /plait/
  • danh từ
    • hoàn cảnh, cảnh ngộ (khốn khổ, tuyệt vọng...)
      • to be in a sad (sorry) plight: ở trong hoàn cảnh đáng buồn
      • to be in a hopeless plight: ở trong hoàn cảnh tuyệt vọng
    • (văn học) lời hứa, lời cam kết, lời thề nguyền (giữa đôi trai gái...)
    • ngoại động từ
      • văn hứa hẹn, cam kết, thề nguyền
        • to plight one's faith: hứa hẹn trung thành
        • plighted word: lời hứa hẹn, lời cam kết, lời thề nguyền
    • động từ phân thân
      • hứa hôn
        • to plight oneself to someone: hứa hôn với ai
        • plighted lovers: những người hứa hôn với nhau
    Concise Dictionary
    +a situation from which extrication is difficult especially an unpleasant or trying one
    +a solemn pledge of fidelity
    +give to in marriage
    +promise solemnly and formally

    Thesaurus Dictionary
    condition, state, circumstances, situation, case; difficulty, predicament, quandary, dilemma, catch-22, straits, trouble, extremity, Colloq hole, jam, pickle, spot, scrape, fix, bind, hot water, mess, fine kettle of fish, fine state of affairs:
    As soon as Elliott's sorry plight became known, we all rallied round to help.
    Advanced English Dictionary
    noun, verb
    + noun [sing.] a difficult and sad situation: the plight of the homeless + The African elephant is in a desperate plight.
    Idioms: plight your troth (old use or humorous) to make a promise to a person saying that you will marry them; to marry sb
    Collocation Dictionary


    desperate, sad, sorry, tragic
    the desperate plight of flood victims
    | economic, financial


    recognize, see | draw attention to, highlight, publicize
    He has been sleeping rough in the streets to highlight the plight of the homeless.
    | alleviate, ease | ignore

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