English - Vietnamese Dictionary
slice /slais/Concise Dictionary
- danh từ
- miếng mỏng, lát mỏng
- a slice of bread: một lát bánh mì
- phần, phần chia
- of profits: phần chia lợi tức
- dao cắt cá (ở bàn ăn) ((cũng) fish-slice)
- (ngành in) thanh phết mực
- (thể dục,thể thao) cú đánh xoáy sang tay thuận (bóng gôn)
- động từ
- cắt ra từng miếng mỏng, lạng
- (thể dục,thể thao) đánh xoáy (bóng gôn) sang tay thuận (sang phải đối với người chơi tay phải, sang trái đối với người chơi tay trái)
+a share of something
+a serving that has been cut from a larger portion
+a wound made by cutting
+a golf shot that curves to the right for a right-handed golfer
+a thin flat piece cut off of some object
+a spatula for spreading paint or ink
+make a clean cut through
+hit a ball and put a spin on it so that it travels in a different direction
+cut into slices
+hit a ball so that it causes a backspin
Advanced English Dictionary
1 slab, piece, rasher, collop, shaving, layer, Cookery scallop, escalope, scaloppine (pl. of scaloppina) or scaloppini (pl.):
May I have another slice of ham?
2 portion, piece, part, wedge, share, sliver, helping:
He wants to make certain he gets his slice of the pie.
3 spatula; slicer:
The Cabots gave us a silver fish slice for a wedding present.
4 cut, carve, divide:
They watched their mother slicing bread for sandwiches.
noun, verbCollocation Dictionary
1 a thin flat piece of food that has been cut off a larger piece: a slice of bread / ham + Cut the meat into thin slices. + a gin and tonic with a slice of lemon
2 (informal) a part or share of sth: Our firm is well placed to grab a large slice of the market. + The rent for my room was a large slice out of my budget. + With this win, they can claim a slice of history. + Every organization in the land has tried to claim a slice of the cash from the National Lottery.
3 a kitchen UTENSIL (= tool) that you use to lift and serve pieces of food: a fish slice
4 (sport) (in golf, tennis, etc.) a stroke that makes the ball spin to one side rather than going straight ahead
Idioms: a slice of life a film/movie, play or book that gives a very realistic view of ordinary life
more at PIE, ACTION, CAKE n.
1 [VN] ~ sth (up) to cut sth into slices: to slice (up) onions / mushrooms / meat + Slice the cucumber thinly. + a sliced loaf + a loaf of sliced bread
2 [usually +adv./prep.] to cut sth easily with or as if with a sharp blade: [V] He accidentally sliced through his finger. + A piece of glass sliced into his shoulder. + (figurative) Her speech sliced through all the confusion surrounding the situation. + [VN] The knife sliced his jacket. + (figurative) The ship sliced the water. [also VN-ADJ]
3 [VN] (sport) to hit a ball so that it spins and does not move in the expected direction: He managed to slice a shot over the net.
4 [VN] (in golf) to hit the ball so that it flies away in a curve, usually without meaning to
5 [VN] (AmE, informal) to reduce sth by a large amount: The new tax has sliced annual bonuses by 30 percent.
Idioms see THING, WAY n.
Phrasal Verbs: slice sth<->off / away
slice sth off sth to cut sth from a larger piece: Slice a piece off. + Slice away the corners. + (figurative) He sliced two seconds off the world record.
big, generous, great, huge, large, thick | considerable, fair, significant, sizeable, substantial
They spend a fair slice of the budget on research and development.
| small, thin | cheese, lemon, pizza, etc.
VERB + SLICE
She cut a thin slice of lemon.
The sausage is also sold pre-packed in slices.
| ~ of
a slice of toast The agency takes a large slice of the profits.
cut sth into slices
He cut the meat into thick slices. verb
Slice the bread thinly.
| thickly | neatly | off, up
Slice up the mushrooms and fry them.
The axe sliced into her shoulder.
slicing pieces off the joint of meat
The knife sliced through his ear.
slice sth in half/two
Slice the onion in two.
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