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snipe
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snipe /snaip/
  • danh từ
    • (động vật học) chim dẽ giun
    • (quân sự) sự bắn tỉa; phát bắn tỉa
    • (từ Mỹ,nghĩa Mỹ), (từ lóng) đầu mẩu thuốc lá, đầu mẩu xì gà (hút còn thừa)
    • nội động từ
      • đi săn dẽ giun
      • (quân sự) bắn tỉa
      • ngoại động từ
        • (quân sự) bắn tỉa (quân địch...)
      Thesaurus Dictionary
      v.
      Usually, snipe at. shoot at, fire at; attack, criticize, deride, find fault with, carp at, pick apart:
      Newby has been sniping at the organization for years and we simply ignore him.
      Advanced English Dictionary
      verb, noun
      + verb [V] ~ (at sb/sth)
      1 to shoot at sb from a hiding place, usually from a distance: Gunmen continued to snipe at people leaving their homes to find food.
      2 to criticize sb in an unpleasant way
      sniping noun [U]: Aid workers remain in the area despite continuous sniping.
      + noun (plural snipe) a bird with a long straight beak that lives on wet ground


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