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scramble /'skræmbl/
  • danh từ
    • sự bò, sự toài, sự trườn (trên miếng đất mấp mô)
    • cuộc thi mô tô, cuộc thử mô tô (trên bãi đất mấp mô)
    • sự tranh cướp, sự tranh giành ((nghĩa đen) & (nghĩa bóng))
      • the scramble for office: sự tranh giành chức vị
  • nội động từ
    • bò, toài, trườn (trên đất mấp mô)
    • tranh cướp, tranh giành ((nghĩa đen) & (nghĩa bóng))
      • to scramble for a living: tranh giành để kiếm sống
    • (hàng không) cất cánh
    • ngoại động từ
      • tung ném (tiền để trẻ con tranh nhau)
      • bác (trứng)
      • đổi tần số (ở rađiô...) để không ai nghe trộm được
      • (kỹ thuật) chất đống lộn bậy; trộn hỗn độn
      • (từ Mỹ,nghĩa Mỹ), ((thường) + up) thu nhặt linh tinh, thu thập không có phương pháp
    Concise Dictionary
    +an unceremonious and disorganized struggle
    +rushing about hastily in an undignified way
    +to move hurriedly
    +climb awkwardly, as if by scrambling
    +bring into random order
    +stir vigorously
    +make unintelligible

    Thesaurus Dictionary
    1 climb, clamber, crawl, scrabble, struggle:
    We scrambled up the rocky hillside with the big cat in pursuit.
    2 rush, hurry, scamper, run, hasten, race, scurry, scoot, scuttle, dash, hotfoot (it), hustle, Chiefly US and Canadian, hightail (it), Colloq skedaddle:
    When the siren sounded, we scrambled down to the air raid shelter.
    3 Often, scramble up. mix up, confuse, jumble, intermingle, mingle, commingle:
    Contestants, spectators, and officials were all scrambled together.
    4 scrimmage, struggle, tussle, contention, clash, competition, contest, race, rush, clash, conflict, disorder, commotion, riot, mêlée or melee, pandemonium, Colloq free-for-all, hassle, Brit scrum or scrummage:
    Thousands were involved in the scramble for tickets to the rock concert. In the scramble for a directorship Jeremy lost
    5 struggle, climb:
    She twisted her ankle in the scramble over the rocks.
    Advanced English Dictionary
    verb, noun
    + verb
    walk / climb
    1 [V +adv./prep.] to move quickly, especially with difficulty, using your hands to help you: She managed to scramble over the wall. + He scrambled to his feet as we came in. + They finally scrambled ashore. + He scrambled up the cliff and raced towards the car.
    push / fight
    2 ~ (for sth) to push, fight or compete with others in order to get or to reach sth: [V] The audience scrambled for the exits. + [V to inf] Shoppers were scrambling to get the best bargains.
    achieve sth with difficulty
    3 [VN] to manage to achieve sth with difficulty, or in a hurry, without much control: Cork scrambled a 10 win over Monaghan. + Owen managed to scramble the ball into the net.
    4 [VN] [usually passive] to cook an egg by mixing the white and yellow parts together and heating them, sometimes with milk and butter: scrambled eggs
    telephone / radio
    5 [VN] [often passive] to change the way that a telephone or radio message sounds so that only people with special equipment can understand it: scrambled satellite signals
    confuse thoughts
    6 [VN] to confuse sb's thoughts, ideas, etc. so that they have no order: Alcohol seemed to have scrambled his brain.
    7 [usually passive] to order that planes, etc. should take off immediately in an emergency; to take off immediately in an emergency: [VN] A helicopter was scrambled to help rescue three young climbers. + [V] They scrambled as soon as the call came through.
    + noun
    difficult walk / climb
    1 [sing.] a difficult walk or climb over rough ground, especially one in which you have to use your hands: A scramble over the rocks takes you to the most perfect of beaches.
    push / fight
    2 [sing.] ~ (for sth) a situation in which people push, fight or compete with each other in order to get or do sth: There was a mad scramble for the best seats. + When the manager retired, there was a scramble for his job.
    motorcycle race
    3 [C] a race for motorcycles over rough ground
    Collocation Dictionary


    difficult, steep | desperate, mad, undignified, wild
    There was a mad scramble for the exits.


    in a/the ~
    I lost my sister in the scramble for a seat.
    | ~ down, over, up, etc.
    an undignified scramble down the slope
    | ~ for
    a scramble for tickets for the game



    They scrambled frantically over the piles of debris.
    | awkwardly | away, back


    manage to


    down, into, out of, over, through, up, etc.
    She managed to scramble over the wall.


    scramble to your feet
    He scrambled awkwardly to his feet.
    | scramble to safety

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