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rocking
English - Vietnamese Dictionary
rock /rɔk/
  • danh từ
    • đá
      • as firm as a rock: vững như bàn thạch
    • ((thường) số nhiều) (từ Mỹ,nghĩa Mỹ), (thông tục) tiền
    • kẹo cứng, kẹo hạnh nhân cứng
    • (như) rock-pigeon
    • to be on the rocks
      • (từ lóng) kiết, không một đồng xu dính túi
    • built (founded) on the rock
      • xây dựng trên nền đá; (nghĩa bóng) xây dựng trên một nền tảng vững chắc
    • to run upon the rocks
      • đâm phải núi đá (tàu biển)
    • (nghĩa bóng) lâm vào cảnh khó khăn không khắc phục nổi
    • to see rocks ahead
      • trông thấy núi đá trước mắt khó tránh được (tàu biển...)
    • (nghĩa bóng) trông thấy nguy hiểm trước mắt
    • danh từ
      • (sử học) guồng quay chỉ
      • sự đu đưa
      • động từ
        • đu đưa, lúc lắc
          • to rock a child to sleep: đu đưa cho đứa bé ngủ
          • the ship is rocking on the waves: con tàu đu đưa trên ngọn sóng
        • làm rung chuyển; rung chuyển
          • the earthquake rocked the houses: cuộc động đất làm những ngôi nhà rung chuyển
          • the house rocks: căn nhà rung chuyển
        • to be rocked in hopes
          • ấp ủ hy vọng, sống trong hy vọng
        • to be rocked in security
          • sống trong cảnh yên ổn không phải lo nghĩ gì đến mọi hiểm nguy
      Concise Dictionary
      rocks|rocked|rockingrɑk /rɒk
      noun
      +a lump or mass of hard consolidated mineral matter
      +material consisting of the aggregate of minerals like those making up the Earth's crust
      +United States gynecologist and devout Catholic who conducted the first clinical trials of the oral contraceptive pill (1890-1984)
      +(figurative) someone who is strong and stable and dependable
      +hard bright-colored stick candy (typically flavored with peppermint)
      +a genre of popular music originating in the 1950s; a blend of Black rhythm-and-blues with White country-and-western
      +pitching dangerously to one side
      verb
      +move back and forth or sideways
      +cause to move back and forth

      Thesaurus Dictionary
      n.
      1 stone; boulder:
      In the avalanche, the rocks thoroughly destroyed the ski lodge.
      2 crag, tor, escarpment, scarp, Brit outcrop, US outcropping:
      We used to go rock climbing when I had the strength.
      3 on the rocks.
      (a) on ice:
      I'd like a whisky on the rocks, thanks.
      (b) in (a) shambles, destroyed, in ruins, ruined, finished, broken-down, beyond repair:
      He lost his job and his marriage went on the rocks.
      (c) destitute, poverty-stricken, indigent, penniless, bankrupt:
      Unable to find another job, he's been on the rocks for a year, now.
      v.
      1 sway, swing, lull:
      Her father used to rock her to sleep in his arms.
      2 roll, reel, lurch, toss, swing, sway, wobble:
      The building rocked so during the earthquake that I thought it was going to fall down
      3 astound, astonish, shock, surprise, jar, stagger, amaze, stun, dumbfound or dumfound, daze, stupefy, overwhelm, disconcert, unnerve, Colloq set (someone) back on his or her or their heels, throw, rattle, shake up:
      I was really rocked by the news that Sue was marrying Craig.


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