English - Vietnamese Dictionary
splash /splæʃ/Concise Dictionary
- danh từ
- sự bắn toé (bùn, nước...); lượng (bùn nước...) bắn toé
- tiếng (nước) bắn, tiếng (sóng) vỗ
- (thông tục) lượng nước xôđa (để pha rượu uytky)
- phấn bột gạo (để thoa mặt)
- to make a splash
- làm cho nhiều người chú ý (bằng cách khoe của)
- ngoại động từ
- té, văng, làm bắn toé
- to splash somebody with water: té nước vào ai
- to splash wawter about: lãng phí tiền của
- điểm loáng thoáng, chấm loáng thoáng (để trang trí)
- nội động từ
- bắn lên, văng lên, bắn toé (bùn nước)
- lội lõm bõm (trong bùn)
- to splash across a muddy field: lội lõm bõm qua đồng lầy
+the sound like water splashing
+a prominent or sensational but short-lived news event
+a small quantity of something moist or liquid
+a patch of bright color
+the act of splashing a (liquid) substance on a surface
+the act of scattering water about haphazardly
+cause (a liquid) to spatter about, especially with force
+walk through mud or mire
+dash a liquid upon or against
+mark or overlay with patches of contrasting color or texture; cause to appear splashed or spattered
+make a splashing sound
+soil or stain with a splashed liquid
+strike and dash about in a liquid
Advanced English Dictionary
1 spatter, bespatter, splatter, shower, spray, sprinkle, besprinkle, Brit splodge or US also splotch; mottle, spot:
The painters splashed paint all over the floor. My freshly washed car was soon splashed with mud again.
2 blazon, spread, plaster:
Was that your picture splashed across the front page of yesterday's paper?
3 spatter, spray, splatter, sprinkle, spot, stain, smear, smudge, Brit splodge or US also splotch:
There's a splash of tomato sauce on the tablecloth.
4 impression, show, uproar, ado, brouhaha, sensation, commotion, excitement, US foofaraw, Colloq to-do:
After all the advance publicity, he was sure to make a big splash in the theatre.
verb, nounCollocation Dictionary
1 [V] (of liquid) to fall noisily onto a surface: Water splashed onto the floor. + Rain splashed against the windows. + Big tears ran down her cheeks and splashed onto the paper.
2 [VN] ~ sth (on / onto / over sb/sth)
~ sb/sth (with sth) to make sb/sth wet by making water, mud, etc. fall on them/it: He splashed cold water on his face. + He splashed his face with cold water. + My clothes were splashed with mud. + Stop splashing me! + Try not to splash the leaves when you water the plant.
3 [V] to move through water making drops fly everywhere: The kids were splashing through the puddles. + People were having fun in the pool, swimming or just splashing around.
4 [VN] ~ sth with sth [usually passive] to decorate sth with areas of bright colour, not in a regular pattern: The walls were splashed with patches of blue and purple.
Phrasal Verbs: splash sth across / over sth to put a photograph, news story, etc. in a place where it will be easily noticed: The story was splashed across the front pages of the Sunday papers. + The name of their sponsors is splashed across the team's football shirts.
splash down (of a spacecraft) to land in the sea or ocean: They are due to splash down in the Pacific tomorrow.
related noun SPLASHDOWN
splash out (on sth)
splash sth<->out (on / for sth) (BrE, informal) to spend a lot of money on sth: We're going to splash out and buy a new car. + He splashed out hundreds of pounds on designer clothes.
1 [C] the sound of sth hitting liquid or of liquid hitting sth: We heard the splash when she fell into the pool.
2 [C] a small amount of liquid that falls onto sth; the mark that this makes: splashes of water on the floor + dark splashes of mud on her skirt + Any splashes on the skin should be removed immediately.
3 [C] a small area of bright colour or light that contrasts with the colours around it: These flowers will give a splash of colour throughout the summer.
4 [sing.] (BrE, informal) a small amount of liquid that you add to a drink: coffee with just a splash of milk + a scotch with a splash of soda
5 [sing.] an article in a newspaper, etc. that is intended to attract a lot of attention: Their engagement was the front-page splash in all the papers. + a splash headline / report
Idioms: make / cause, etc. a splash (informal) to do sth in a way that attracts a lot of attention, or causes a lot of excitement: Her first book made a big splash. + Parents still like to make a splash for a daughter's wedding.
1 sound; amount of liquid
big, huge | small | loud | soft
VERB + SPLASH
(often figurative) She intended to make a big splash with her wedding.
with a ~
She jumped into the pool with a splash.
2 area of colour/light
a bold splash of red
VERB + SPLASH
Window boxes of tulips added a splash of colour to the street.
a splash of colour/lightverb
1 in/with water
The baby was splashing happily in the bath.
| about, around
splashing around in the sea
Rain splashed against the window.
She splashed some petrol onto the wood and set fire to it.
She splashed some water over her boots to clean them.
They splashed through the puddles.
Her clean washing was all splashed with mud.
2 be splashed with sth: with a colour
He was in his mid-forties, his hair liberally splashed with grey.
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