English - Vietnamese Dictionary
stitch /stitʃ/Concise Dictionary
- danh từ
- mẫu khâu, mũi đan, mũi thêu
- to put stitches in a wound: khâu vết thương lại
- (thông tục) một tí, một mảnh
- he hasn't done a stitch of work: nó chẳng làm một tí công việc gì
- wearing not a stitch of clothes: không mặc một manh áo nào
- a stitch in time saves nine
- he has not a dry stitch on him
stitches|stitched|stitchingstɪtʃAdvanced English Dictionary
+sewing consisting of a link or loop or knot made by drawing a threaded needle through a fabric
+a sharp spasm of pain in the side resulting from running
+fasten by sewing; do needlework
noun, verbCollocation Dictionary
1 [C] one of the small lines of thread that you can see on a piece of fabric after it has been sewn; the action that produces this: Try to keep the stitches small and straight.
2 [C] one of the small circles of wool that you make around the needle when you are knitting: to drop a stitch (= to lose one that you have made) + The knitting should be 120 stitches wide. + to cast stitches on / off (= to add or remove them)
3 [C, U] (especially in compounds) a particular style of sewing or knitting that you use to make the pattern you want: chain stitch
4 [C] a short piece of thread, etc. that doctors use to sew the edges of a wound together: The cut needed eight stitches. + I had six stitches in my foot after the accident. + I'm having my stitches out today.
5 [C, usually sing.] a sudden pain in the side of your body, usually caused by running or laughing: Can we slow down? I've got a stitch.
Idioms: in stitches (informal) laughing a lot: The play had us in stitches.
not have a stitch on
not be wearing a stitch (informal) to be naked
a stitch in time (saves nine) (saying) it is better to deal with sth immediately because if you wait it may become worse or more difficult and cause extra work
+ verb [VN] to sew sth; to use a needle and thread to mend, join, or decorate pieces of fabric: Her wedding dress was stitched by hand. + A pocket was stitched to the front of the jacket. + (figurative) An agreement was hastily stitched together (= made very quickly).
Phrasal Verbs: stitch sb<->up (BrE, informal) to cheat sb or put them in a position where they seem guilty of sth they have not done
1 to use a needle and thread to join things together: to stitch up a wound / cut / tear
2 (BrE, informal) to arrange or complete sth: to stitch up a deal + They think they have the US market stitched up.
1 in sewing
blanket, chain, cross, running, seam, tacking, zigzag, etc.
VERB + STITCH
do, put, sew (sth) with
Can you do chain stitch? Put a stitch in the corner of the pocket to keep it in place. The edge was sewn with blanket stitch.
| remove, take out
2 in knitting
knitted | cable, garter, plain, purl, slip, stocking, tuck, etc.
VERB + STITCH
knit | cast on, cast off | drop, pick up
3 in a wound
dissolvable, dissolving, self-dissolving
VERB + STITCH
I had to have five stitches when I cut my finger.
| insert, put in | remove, take out | have out
When are you having your stitches out?
STITCH + VERB
He had twenty stitches in a head wound.
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