Updated English - Vietnamese Dictionary
saddle /'sædl/Concise Dictionary
- danh từ
- in the saddle
- đang cưỡi ngựa; (nghĩa bóng) tại chức, đang nắm chính quyền
- to put saddle on the right (wrong) horse
- phê bình đúng (sai) người nào
- ngoại động từ
- dồn việc, dồn trách nhiệm (cho ai)
saddles|saddled|saddling'sædlAdvanced English Dictionary
+a seat for the rider of a horse
+a pass or ridge that slopes gently between two peaks (is shaped like a saddle)
+cut of meat (especially mutton or lamb) consisting of part of the backbone and both loins
+a piece of leather across the instep of a shoe
+a seat for the rider of a bicycle
+posterior part of the back of a domestic fowl
+put a saddle on
+load or burden; encumber
+impose a task upon, assign a responsibility to
1 a leather seat for a rider on a horse: She swung herself into the saddle.
2 a seat on a bicycle or motorcycle
3 a piece of meat from the back of an animal: a saddle of lamb / venison
Idioms: in the saddle
1 in a position of authority and control: He wanted a united party, with himself firmly in the saddle.
2 riding a horse: Three weeks after the accident he was back in the saddle.
+ verb [VN] to put a saddle on a horse: Their horses were saddled and waiting.
Phrasal Verbs: saddle up
saddle sth<->up to put a saddle on a horse: He saddled up and rode off.
saddle sb / yourself with sth [often passive] to give sb/yourself an unpleasant responsibility, task, debt, etc: I've been saddled with organizing the conference. + The company was saddled with debts of £12 million.
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