English - Vietnamese Dictionary
skin /skin/Concise Dictionary
- danh từ
- bầu bằng da thú (để đựng nước, rượu...)
- to be no skin off someone's back
- (từ lóng) không dính dáng đến ai, không động chạm đến ai, không ảnh hưởng gì đến ai
- he cannot change his skin
- chết thì chết nết không chừa
- to escape by (with) the skin of one's teeth x tooth to fear for one's skin
- to get under someone's skin
- (thông tục) nắm được ai, làm cho ai phải chú ý
- làm cho ai bực tức, chọc tức ai
- to have a thick skin
- cứ trơ ra (khi bị phê bình, bị chửi...)
- to have a thin skin
- dễ bật lò xo (khi bị phê bình, bị chửi...)
- near is my shirt, but nearer is my skin x shirt to save one's skin
- I would not be in his skin
- tôi không muốn ở địa vị của nó
- ngoại động từ
- lột da
- to skin a rabbit: lột da một con thỏ
- (thông tục) lột quần áo (ai)
- ((thường) + over) bọc lại
- nội động từ
- đóng sẹo, lên da non (vết thương)
- (thông tục) mắng mỏ thậm tệ, trừng phạt nặng nề
- (thông tục) đánh gục, đánh bại hắn
- to keep one's eyes skinned
- (từ lóng) cẩn thận, cảnh giác
+a natural protective body covering and site of the sense of touch
+the tissue forming the hard outer layer (of e.g. a fruit)
+an outer surface (usually thin)
+body covering of a living animal
+a person's skin regarded as their life
+the rind of a fruit or vegetable
+a bag serving as a container for liquids; it is made from the hide of an animal
+climb awkwardly, as if by scrambling
+bruise, cut, or injure the skin or the surface of
+remove the bark of a tree
+strip the skin off
Advanced English Dictionary
1 epidermis, derma, integument, hide, pelt, fleece, fell:
Her skin reddens in the sun. How many skins are needed to make a coat?
2 coat, film, coating, crust, incrustation, husk, peel, rind, outside, shell, pellicle, veneer, outer layer, lamina, overlay:
The frame is first covered with a tough plastic skin to make it waterproof.
3 flay, strip, decorticate, excoriate:
I shall skin that boy alive if I catch him!
4 peel, hull, husk, shell:
This machine skins the fruit automatically.
5 abrade, scrape, graze, bark:
She skinned her knee on the edge of the coffee table.
noun, verbCollocation Dictionary
1 [U, C] the layer of tissue that covers the body: to have dark / fair / olive skin + The snake sheds its skin once a year. + cosmetics for sensitive skins + skin cancer
See also - FORESKIN, REDSKIN
2 (in adjectives) having the type of skin mentioned: dark-skinned + fair-skinned
See also - THICK-SKINNED, THIN-SKINNED
of dead animal
3 [C, U] (often in compounds) the skin of a dead animal with or without its fur, used for making leather, etc: The skins are removed and laid out to dry. + a tiger skin rug
of fruit / vegetables
4 [C, U] the outer layer of some fruit and vegetables: Remove the skins by soaking the tomatoes in hot water.
See also - BANANA SKIN
Compare: PEEL, RIND, ZEST
5 [C, U] the thin outer layer of a sausage: Prick the skins before grilling.
6 [C, U] the thin layer that forms on the surface of some liquids, especially when they become cold: A skin had formed on the top of the milk.
7 [C] a layer that covers the outside of sth: the outer skin of the earth + the metal skin of the aircraft
See also - OILSKIN
Idioms: by the skin of your teeth (informal) if you do sth by the skin of your teeth, you only just manage to do it: He escaped defeat by the skin of his teeth.
get under sb's skin (informal) to annoy sb: Don't let him get under your skin.
have got sb under your skin (informal) to be extremely attracted to sb
it's no skin off my, your, his, etc. nose (informal) used to say that sb is not upset or annoyed about sth because it does not affect them in a bad way
make your skin crawl to make you feel afraid or full of disgust: Just the sight of him makes my skin crawl.
(nothing but / all / only) skin and bone (informal) extremely thin in a way that is not attractive or healthy
more at JUMP v., SAVE v., THICK adj., THIN adj.
+ verb (-nn-) [VN]
animal / fruit / vegetable
1 to take the skin off an animal, a fruit or a vegetable: You'll need four ripe tomatoes, skinned and chopped. + We learnt how to trap and skin a rabbit.
part of body
2 to accidentally rub the skin off part of your body: He skinned his knees climbing down the tree.
Idioms see EYE n.
1 covering of a human/animal body
beautiful, clear, fine, flawless, good, healthy, lovely, perfect | smooth, soft | translucent | supple, young, youthful | wrinkled | coarse, hard, leathery, rough, tough | delicate, sensitive | greasy, oily | moist | dry, flaky | congested | black, brown, dark, fair, golden, milky, olive, olive-tinged/-tinted, pale, swarthy, white | bronzed, tanned | sunburnt | weathered | pallid, sallow | freckled | raw, tender
There was a patch of raw skin on my back where the sun had burnt it.
| blotchy | puffy
I examined the puffy skin under my eyes.
| blistered | hairy | hairless | chilled, cold, cool | facial | bare, naked
The sheets felt nice next to his bare skin.
I picked up the kitten by the loose skin on its neck.
| armoured, scaly
the armoured skin of the rhinoceros
A lot of dust is made up of particles of dead skin.
VERB + SKIN
break, burn, damage, irritate | protect | nourish, soothe | shed
This snake sheds its skin eight times a year.
SKIN + VERB
Her skin was glistening with sweat after her run.
They claim that this cream makes the skin age more slowly.
| hang, sag | blister,
to the doctor.
skin and bone
The dog lost more and more weight, and was soon little more than skin and bone.
2 skin of an animal that has been removed
animal | crocodile, goat, leopard, sheep
VERB + SKIN
3 covering of some fruits/ vegetables
banana, onion, potato, etc.
VERB + SKIN
peel off, remove burn, peel | crawl, prickle, tingle
Just thinking about spiders makes my skin crawl.
SKIN + NOUN
allergy, burns, cancer, complaint, condition, damage, disease, disorder, infection, irritation, lesion, problems, rash | graft | clinic | specialist | care, cleanser, cream, moisturizer, tonic | colour, tone | texture | type | cells, tissue | contact
Avoid skin contact with the glue.
against the/your ~
The sheets felt rough against her sunburnt skin.
| beneath the/your ~
Beneath his skin, the muscles were tight with tension.
| in the/your ~
The drugs reduce the inflammation in the skin.
| on the/your ~
blisters on the skin
| through the/your ~
A network of veins showed through his skin.
| under the/your ~
He discovered a lump under his skin so he went
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