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roof /ru:f/
  • danh từ
    • mái nhà, nóc
      • tiled roof: mái ngói
      • under one's roof: ở nhà của mình
      • to have a roof over head: có nơi ăn chốn ở
    • vòm
      • the roof of heaven: vòm trời
      • under a roof of foliage: dưới vòm lá cây
      • the roof of the mouth: vòm miệng
      • the roof of the world: nóc nhà trời, dãy núi cao
    • nóc xe
    • (hàng không) trần (máy bay)
    • ngoại động từ
      • lợp (nhà)
      • làm mái che cho; (nghĩa bóng) cho trú ngụ, cho ở
    Concise Dictionary
    roofs|roofed|roofingruːf
    noun
    +a protective covering that covers or forms the top of a building
    +protective covering on top of a motor vehicle
    verb
    +provide a building with a roof; cover a building with a roof
    Advanced English Dictionary
    noun, verb
    + noun
    (plural roofs)
    1 the structure that covers or forms the top of a building or vehicle: a flat / sloping roof + a thatched / slate roof + The corner of the classroom was damp where the roof had leaked. + Tim climbed on to the garage roof. + The roof of the car was not damaged in the accident.
    See also - SUNROOF
    2 (-roofed) (in adjectives) having the type of roof mentioned: flat-roofed buildings
    3 the top of an underground space such as a tunnel or CAVE: The roof of the tunnel was starting to collapse. + The cave had a very low roof.
    4 ~ of your mouth the top of the inside of your mouth
    Idioms: go through the roof
    1 (of prices, etc.) to rise or increase very quickly: House prices here have gone through the roof.
    2 (also hit the roof) (informal) to become very angry
    have a roof over your head to have somewhere to live: Thanks to Bob's generosity, I still have a roof over my head.
    under one roof
    under the same roof in the same building or house: There are various stores and restaurants all under one roof. + I don't think I can live under the same roof as you any longer.
    under your roof in your home: I don't want her under my roof again.
    more at HIT v., RAISE v.
    + verb
    ~ sth (in / over)
    ~ sth (with / in sth) [VN] [often passive] to cover sth with a roof; to put a roof on a building: The shopping centre is not roofed over. + Their cottage was roofed with green slate.
    Collocation Dictionary
    noun

    ADJ.

    conical, flat, gabled, mansard, pitched, pointed, sloping, steep | corrugated iron, glass, slate, thatched, tiled, tin | car, church, etc.

    VERB + ROOF

    support
    The roof is supported by stone columns.

    ROOF + VERB

    slope
    The roof slopes down to the top of the windows.
    | cave in, fall in, collapse
    Five people were killed when the roof fell in.
    | leak

    ROOF + NOUN

    space
    The burglars removed tiles to climb into the roof space.
    | covering, slate, tile | beams, rafters, structure, timbers | insulation | garden, terrace
    The hotel has a charming roof garden.

    PREP.

    in a/the ~
    There are small windows in the roof.
    | on a/the ~
    There's a cat on the roof.
    | under your ~
    (= in your house)I won't have that man under my roof again!

    PHRASES

    under one/the same roof
    (= in the same building)We're good friends but we could never live under the same roof.


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