English - Vietnamese Dictionary
sugar /'ʃugə/Concise Dictionary
- danh từ
- granulated sugar: đường kính
- lump sugar: đường miếng
- lời đường mật, lời nịnh hót
- (từ Mỹ,nghĩa Mỹ), (từ lóng) tiền, xìn
- ngoại động từ
- bỏ đường, rắc đường; bọc đường
- (nghĩa bóng) ((thường) dạng bị động) làm cho ngọt ngào, phết đường, bọc đường
- nội động từ
- (từ lóng) làm việc chểnh mảng, không làm tròn bổn phận
sugars|sugared|sugaring'ʃʊgə(r)Advanced English Dictionary
+a white crystalline carbohydrate used as a sweetener and preservative
+an essential structural component of living cells and source of energy for animals; includes simple sugars with small molecules as well as macromolecular substances; are classified according to the number of monosaccharide groups they contain
+informal terms for money
+sweeten with sugar
noun, verb, exclamationCollocation Dictionary
1 [U] a sweet substance, often in the form of white or brown CRYSTALS, made from the juices of various plants, used in cooking or to make tea, coffee, etc. sweeter: a sugar plantation / refinery / bowl + This juice contains no added sugar. + Do you take sugar (= have it in your tea, coffee, etc.)?
See also - BROWN SUGAR, CANE SUGAR, CASTER SUGAR, GRANULATED SUGAR, ICING SUGAR
2 [C] the amount of sugar that a small spoon can hold or that is contained in a small CUBE, added to tea, coffee, etc: How many sugars do you take in coffee?
3 [C, usually pl.] (technical) any of various sweet substances that are found naturally in plants, fruit, etc: fruit sugars + a person's blood sugar level (= the amount of GLUCOSE in their blood)
4 [U] (spoken, especially AmE) a way of addressing sb that you like or love: See you later, sugar.
+ verb [VN] to add sugar to sth; to cover sth in sugar
Idioms see PILL
exclamation used to show that you are annoyed when you do sth stupid or when sth goes wrong (to avoid saying 'shit'): Oh sugar! I've forgotten my book!
raw, unrefined | refined | natural
Fruit juices contain natural sugars.
simple sugars, such as glucose
| brown, white
Add one cup of soft brown sugar.
| caster, demerara, granulated, lump, icing | beet, cane | fruit
Fructose is a fruit sugar.
to raise blood sugar levels
lump, spoonful | bag, packet
VERB + SUGAR
put in/on, spoon, sprinkle, stir in/into, take
(= in tea or coffee)He stirred another spoonful of sugar into his tea. Do you take sugar in your tea?
| contain | produce
SUGAR + VERB
SUGAR + NOUN
cube, lump | bowl | substitute | intake
a high sugar intake
| beet, cane | industry, plantation, production, refinery
high/low/reduced sugar content, high/low in sugar
Most junk food is high in sugar.
| no added sugar
apple juice with no added sugar
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