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poke /pouk/
  • danh từ
    • túi
    • to buy a pig in a poke
      • (xem) pig
  • danh từ
    • cú chọc, cú thúc, cú đẩy
    • cái gông (buộc vào trâu bò... để ngăn không cho chạy qua hàng rào)
    • vành mũ (đàn bà)
    • ngoại động từ
      • chọc, thúc, thích, ấn, ẩy (bằng ngón tay, đầu gậy)
        • to poke someone in the ribs: thúc vào sườn ai
        • to poke something in: ấn vào cái gì
        • to poke something down: chọc cái gì xuống
      • chọc, thủng (lỗ...)
      • cời, gạt (lửa...)
      • xen vào, chõ vào
        • to poke one's nose into other people's affairs: chõ mũi vào việc của người khác
      • thò ra
        • to poke one's head: thò đầu ra
    • nội động từ
      • (+ at) chọc, thúc, thích, ấn, ẩy
        • to poke at someone with a stick: lấy gậy thúc ai
      • (+ about) lục lọi, mò mẫm
        • to go poking about: đi mò mẫm
      • (+ into) điều tra, tìm tòi, xoi mói; (nghĩa bóng) chõ mũi vào, chõ mõm vào, dính vào, xen vào (việc người khác)
      • (từ lóng) thụi, đấm, quai
      • to poke fun at somebody
        • chế giễu ai
      • to poke and pry
        • xoi mói, tìm tòi, chõ mũi vào, chõ mõm vào, dính vào, xen vào (việc người khác)
      • to poke oneself up
        • tự giam mình trong một căn phòng nhỏ hẹp tối tăm
    Concise Dictionary
    pokes|poked|pokingpəʊk
    noun
    +tall coarse perennial American herb having small white flowers followed by blackish-red berries on long drooping racemes; young fleshy stems are edible; berries and root are poisonous
    +someone who takes more time than necessary; someone who lags behind
    +a bag made of paper or plastic for holding customer's purchases
    +a sharp hand gesture (resembling a blow)
    +(boxing) a blow with the fist
    verb
    +poke or thrust abruptly
    +search or inquire in a meddlesome way
    +stir by poking
    +hit hard with the hand, fist, or some heavy instrument
    +make a hole by poking

    Thesaurus Dictionary
    v.
    1 jab, stick, prod, dig, goad, stab, thrust, push, elbow, nudge, jog, jostle, butt, shove:
    Be careful not to poke someone in the eye with your umbrella. He tells a joke, then pokes me in the ribs to make sure I've got it
    2 punch, hit, strike, box, cuff, smite, smack:
    I made a suggestive remark and she poked me in the jaw.
    3 pry, nose (about or around), stick one's nose into, intrude, dig, probe, investigate; meddle, interfere, butt in, tamper; Colloq snoop:
    I wish they would stop poking into my affairs.
    4 poke fun (at). tease, ridicule, mock, make fun of, jeer (at), chaff, taunt, twit, make sport of, needle, Colloq kid, rib, Brit send up, take the mickey out of:
    People who don't understand something often poke fun at it. Stop poking fun at my hat.
    n.
    5 jab, prod, dig, stab, thrust, push, elbow, finger, nudge, jog, jostle, butt, shove:
    Every time Rodney wants to emphasize a point, he gives you a poke.
    6 punch, hit, box, jab, cuff, smack, blow:
    If anyone says anything bad about you, I'll give him a poke in the nose.
    Advanced English Dictionary
    verb, noun
    + verb
    1 [VN] ~ sb/sth (with sth) to quickly push your fingers or another object into sb/sth: She poked him in the ribs with her elbow. + She poked her elbow into his ribs. + I'm sick of being poked and prodded by doctors. + She got up and poked the fire (= to make it burn more strongly).
    2 [VN +adv./prep.] to push sth somewhere or move it in a particular direction with a small quick movement: He poked his head around the corner to check that nobody was coming. + Someone had poked a message under the door. + Don't poke her eye out with that stick!
    3 [V +adv./prep.] if an object is poking out of, through, etc. sth, you can see a part of it that is no longer covered by sth else: The end of the cable was left poking out of the wall. + A bony elbow poked through a hole in his sweater. + Clumps of grass poked up through the snow.
    4 [VN +adv./prep.] ~ a hole in sth (with sth) to make a hole in sth by pushing your finger or another object into it: The kids poked holes in the ice with sticks.
    5 [VN] (slang, !!!) (of a man) to have sex with sb
    Idioms: poke fun at sb/sth to say unkind things about sb/sth in order to make other people laugh at them: Her novels poke fun at the upper class. + She's always poking fun at herself.
    more at NOSE n.
    Phrasal Verbs: poke about / around (informal) to look for sth, especially sth that is hidden among other things that you have to move: The police spent the day poking around in his office but found nothing. + (figurative) We've had journalists poking around and asking a lot of questions.
    poke at sth to push a pointed object, your finger, etc. at sth repeatedly with small quick movements: He poked at the spaghetti with a fork.
    + noun
    1 [C, usually sing.] the action of quickly pushing your fingers or another object into sb/sth: to give the fire a poke + He gave me a poke in the ribs to wake me up.
    2 [U] (BrE) power in a car: I prefer something with a bit more poke.
    Idioms: have a poke around (informal) to look carefully around a place to see what you can find; to try to find out information about sb/sth: His mother often goes into his room and has a good old poke around.
    take a poke at sb/sth (old-fashioned, AmE, informal) to make an unkind remark about sb/sth; to laugh at sb/sth
    more at PIG n.


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