Từ điển trực tuyến - Online Dictionary

English - Vietnamese Dictionary
sob /sɔb/
  • danh từ
    • sự khóc thổn thức
    • tiếng thổn thức
    • động từ
      • khóc thổn thức
        • to sob oneself to sleep: khóc thổn thức mãi rồi ngủ thiếp đi
    Concise Dictionary
    sobbed|sobbing|sobssɑb /sɒb
    +a dyspneic condition
    +insulting terms of address for people who are stupid or irritating or ridiculous
    +convulsive gasp made while weeping
    +weep convulsively
    Thesaurus Dictionary
    cry, weep, blubber, shed tears, snivel, whimper, sniff, snuffle, pule, wail, moan, boohoo, mewl, pule, bawl, howl, yowl:
    The poor, lonely child sobbed quietly.
    Advanced English Dictionary
    + noun
    (slang, especially AmE) = SON OF A BITCH
    Collocation Dictionary


    big, deep, great | little | loud | choked, hoarse, stifled, strangled | choking, gasping, gulping, racking, shuddering | occasional | dry

    VERB + SOB

    give, let out | be racked by/with, shake with
    He was too racked by sobs to reply.
    | choke back, stifle
    Choking back a sob, she ran to her father's chair.
    | hear

    SOB + VERB

    break from sb/sth, burst from sb/sth, escape sb/sth
    A sob escaped her lips.
    | rise
    A choked sob rose in his throat.
    | catch
    A dry sob caught in her throat.
    | rack sth, shake sth
    Deep racking sobs shook his whole body.
    | subside

    SOB + NOUN

    You can't expect me to believe this sob story!


    between ~s
    ‘I don't want to go!’ she got out between sobs.
    | through ~s
    He continued his story through stifled sobs.
    | with a ~
    ‘Why didn't you tell me?’ she said with a sob.
    | ~ from
    a sob from George
    | ~ of
    a great sob of despair


    a sob of despair/pain/relief

    More information about SOUND


    give a ~
    The dog gave a low growl.

    let out a ~
    He let out a blood-curdling scream.

    hear ~
    We heard the peal of church bells.

    with a ~
    The vase fell to the ground with a great crash.

    ~ of
    a roar of laughtera snort of derisionthe whine of an engine

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