English - Vietnamese Dictionary
plough /plau/ (plow) /plau/Concise Dictionary
- danh từ
- đất đã cày
- 100 hectares of plough: 100 hecta đất đã cày
- (điện học) cần (tàu điện...)
- (the plough) (thiên văn học) chòm sao Đại hùng
- (từ lóng) sự đánh trượt, sự đánh hỏng (học sinh thi); sự trượt, sự hỏng (thi)
- to put one's hand to the plough
- ngoại động từ
- cày (một thửa ruộng, một luống cày)
- chau, cau (mày)
- to plough one's brows: chau mày
- (từ lóng) đánh trượt, đánh hỏng (học sinh thi)
- to be ploughed; to get ploughed: bị đánh trượt
- đi khó nhọc, lặn lội
- to plough one's way through the mud: lặn lội qua bâi đất bùn
- nội động từ
- ((thường) + on) rẽ sóng đi
- the ship ploughs: con tàu rẽ sóng đi
- ((thường) + through) lặn lội, cày (nghĩa bóng)
- to plough through the mud: lặn lội qua bãi bùn
- to plough through a book: cày một quyển sách
- (nghĩa bóng) tái đầu tư (lợi nhuận vào một ngành kinh doanh)
- to plough a lonely furrow
- (nghĩa bóng) làm đơn độc một mình
- to plough the sand(s)
- lấy gậy đập nước, phi công dã tràng xe cát
+a group of seven bright stars in the constellation Ursa Major
+a farm tool having one or more heavy blades to break the soil and cut a furrow prior to sowing
+move in a way resembling that of a plow cutting into or going through the soil
+to break and turn over earth especially with a plow
Advanced English Dictionary
1 till, cultivate, furrow, harrow, Literary delve:
They ought to finish ploughing the south field by tomorrow.
2 drive, plunge, push, bulldoze, lunge, dive, shove, hurtle, crash:
Out of control, a bus ploughed through the fence and into my garden.
(BrE) (AmE plow) noun, verbCollocation Dictionary
1 [C] a large piece of farming equipment with one or several curved blades, pulled by a TRACTOR or by animals. It is used for digging and turning over soil, especially before seeds are planted.
See also - SNOWPLOUGH
2 (the Plough) (BrE) (AmE the Big Dipper) [sing.] a group of seven bright stars that can only be seen from the northern half of the world
Idioms: under the plough (BrE, formal) (of land) used for growing crops, not for keeping animals on
to dig and turn over a field or other area of land with a plough: [VN] ploughed fields [also V]
Idioms: plough a lonely, your own, etc, furrow (literary) to do things that other people do not do, or be interested in things that other people are not interested in
Phrasal Verbs: plough sth<->back (in / into sth)
plough sth<->back in
1 to turn over growing crops, grass, etc. with a plough and mix them into the soil to improve its quality
2 to put money made as profit back into a business in order to improve it: The money was all ploughed back into the company.
plough into sb/sth (especially of a vehicle or its driver) to crash violently into sth especially because you are driving too fast or not paying enough attention: A truck ploughed into the back of the bus.
plough sth into sth to invest a large amount of money in a company or project: The government has ploughed more than $20 billion into building new schools.
plough on (with sth) to continue doing sth that is difficult or boring: No one was listening to her, but she ploughed on regardless.
plough (your way) through sth
1 to force a way through sth: She ploughed her way through the waiting crowds.
2 (of a vehicle or an aircraft) to go violently through sth, out of control: The plane ploughed through the trees.
3 to make slow progress through sth difficult or boring especially a book, a report, etc: I had to plough through dozens of legal documents.
1 to turn over a field or other area of land with a plough to change it from grass, for example, to land for growing crops
2 to break up the surface of the ground by walking or driving across it again and again: The paths get all ploughed up by motorbikes. + Heavy traffic had ploughed up the surface of the track.
VERB + PLOUGH
They need two horses to pull these heavy ploughs.
PLOUGH + NOUN
boy, team | furrow
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