English - Vietnamese Dictionary
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- danh từ
- (thể dục,thể thao) sự phá bóng cứu nguy (chặn không cho đối phương ghi bàn) (bóng đá)
- ngoại động từ
- cứu nguy
- to save somebody from drowning: cứu ai khỏi chết đuối
- to save the situation: cứu vãn tình thế
- (thể dục,thể thao) phá bóng cứu nguy
- cứu vớt
- to save someone's soul: cứu vớt linh hồn ai
- để dành, tiết kiệm
- to save one's strength: giữ sức
- tránh (cho ai) đỡ (cho ai) khỏi phải (tiêu tiền, mất sức...); tránh khỏi phải, đỡ khỏi phải
- his secretary saved him much time: người thư ký đỡ cho ông ta được nhiều thời gian
- soap saves rubbing: có xà phòng thì đỡ phải vò
- kịp, đuổi kịp
- he wrote hurriedly to save the post: anh ấy viết vội để kịp gởi bưu điện
- nội động từ
- tằn tiện, tiết kiệm
- a saving housekeeper: một người nội trợ tằn tiện
- he has never saved: hắn chả bao giờ tiết kiệm
- bảo lưu
- saving clause: điều khoản bảo lưu, điều khoản trong có nói đến sự miễn giảm
- to save one's bacon
- cứu lấy cái thần xác mình
- you may save your pains (trouble)
- anh chẳng cần phải bận bịu vào việc ấy; anh có chịu khó thì cũng chẳng ăn thua gì
- a stitch in time saves nine
- giới từ & liên từ
- trừ ra, ngoài ra
- all save the reactionary, are for social progress: trừ bọn phản động ra, ai cũng ủng hộ mọi tiến bộ xã hội
+(sports) the act of preventing the opposition from scoring
+save from ruin, destruction, or harm
+to keep up and reserve for personal or special use
+bring into safety
+spend less; buy at a reduced price
+feather one's nest; have a nest egg
+make unnecessary an expenditure or effort
+save from sins
+refrain from harming
+spend sparingly, avoid the waste of
+retain rights to
Advanced English Dictionary
1 (come to someone's) rescue, deliver; (set) free, liberate, release, redeem, bail (someone) out; recover, salvage, retrieve:
What can be done to save me from the drudgery of doing the laundry? She saved only one thing of value from the fire.
2 keep, preserve, guard, safeguard, protect, conserve, secure, shelter, shield:
One way to save dried flowers is to press them between the leaves of a book
3 lay or put aside, lay or put by, lay or put away, keep, retain, set apart, hold, reserve, preserve, conserve; economize, scrimp, scrape:
Soon he had saved enough money to buy a new car. If you keep on saving, you may soon have enough for a new suit
4 obviate, preclude, spare, prevent:
A little extra care taken now will save a lot of trouble later on.
verb, noun, preposition, conjunctionCollocation Dictionary
1 [VN] ~ sb/sth (from sth / from doing sth) to keep sb/sth safe from death, harm, loss, etc: to save sb's life + to save a rare species (from extinction) + Doctors were unable to save her. + She saved a little girl from falling into the water. + He's trying to save their marriage. + She needs to win the next two games to save the match. + Thanks for doing that. You saved my life (= helped me a lot). + Money from local businesses helped save the school from closure.
2 ~ (sth) (up) (for sth) to keep money instead of spending it, especially in order to buy a particular thing: [V] I'm not very good at saving. + I'm saving for a new bike. + We've been saving up to go to Australia. + [VN] You should save a little each week. + I've saved almost £100 so far.
3 [VN] to collect sth because you like it or for a special purpose: I've been saving theatre programmes for years. + If you save ten tokens you can get a T-shirt.
keep for future
4 ~ sth (for sth/sb) to keep sth to use or enjoy in the future: [VN, VNN] Save some food for me. + Save me some food. + [VN] He's saving his strength for the last part of the race. + We'll eat some now and save some for tomorrow.
5 ~ (sth) on sth
~ sth (on sth) to avoid wasting sth or using more than necessary: [VN] We'll take a cab to save time. + Book early and save £40! + We should try to save water and electricity. + The government is trying to save £1 million on defence. + [VNN] If we go this way it will save us two hours on the trip. + [V] I save on fares by walking to work.
avoid sth bad
6 to avoid doing sth difficult or unpleasant; to make sb able to avoid doing sth difficult or unpleasant: [VN] The prize money saved her from having to find a job. + She did it herself to save argument. + [VNN] Thanks for sending that letter for me-it saved me a trip. + [V -ing] He's grown a beard to save shaving. + [VN -ing] If you phone for an appointment, it'll save you waiting.
7 (in football, hockey, etc.) to prevent an opponent's shot from going in the goal: [V] The goalie saved brilliantly from Johnson's long-range shot. + [VN] to save a penalty
8 to make a computer keep work, for example by putting it on a disk: [VN] Save data frequently. [also V]
Idioms: not be able to do sth to save your life (informal) to be completely unable to do sth: He can't interview people to save his life.
save sb's bacon / neck to rescue sb from a very difficult situation
save the day / situation to prevent failure or defeat, when this seems certain to happen: Owen's late goal saved the day for Liverpool.
save (sb's) face to avoid or help sb avoid embarrassment: She was fired, but she saved face by telling everyone she'd resigned.
save your breath (spoken) used to tell sb that it is not worth wasting time and effort saying sth because it will not change anything: Save your breath-you'll never persuade her.
save your (own) skin / hide / neck to try to avoid death, punishment, etc., especially by leaving others in an extremely difficult situation: To save his own skin, he lied and blamed the accident on his friend.
+ noun (in football, etc.) an action by the GOALKEEPER that stops a goal being scored: He made a spectacular save.
(also save for) (old use or formal) except sth: They knew nothing about her save her name.
(old use or formal) except: They found out nothing more save that she had borne a child.
brilliant, excellent, fine, good, great, outstanding, spectacular, superb | crucial, important, vital | diving | one-handed
VERB + SAVE
bring off, make, pull off
Casillas made some spectacular saves.
some great saves from both keepers
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