Updated English - Vietnamese Dictionary
swap /swɔp/ (swap) /swɔp/Concise Dictionary
- danh từ
- (từ lóng) sự trao đổi, sự đổi chác
- động từ
- (từ lóng) đổi, trao đổi, đổi chác
- to swop something for something: trao đổi vật no lấy vật kia
- never swop horses while crossing the stream: không nên thay ngựa giữa dòng
swapped|swapping|swopped|swopping|swops|swapsswɑp /swɒpAdvanced English Dictionary
+an equal exchange
+exchange or give (something) in exchange for
+move (a piece of a program) into memory, in computer science
(also swop) verb, nounCollocation Dictionary
+ verb (-pp-)
1 ~ (sth) (with sb)
~ sth for sth to give sth to sb and receive sth in exchange: [V] I've finished this magazine. Can I swap with you? + [VN] I swapped my red scarf for her blue one. + (especially BrE) Can we swap places? I can't see the screen. + We spent the evening in the pub swapping stories (= telling each other stories) about our travels. + [VNN] I swapped him my CD for his cassette.
2 [V] ~ (over) to start doing sb else's job, etc. while they do yours: I'll drive there and then we'll swap over on the way back.
3 [VN] ~ sb/sth (for sb/sth)
~ sb/sth (over) (especially BrE) to replace sth with sth else: I think I'll swap this sweater for one in another colour. + I'm going to swap you over. Mike will go first and Jon will go second.
Idioms see PLACE n.
1 [usually sing.] an act of exchanging one thing or person for another: Let's do a swap. You work Friday night and I'll do Saturday.
2 a thing or person that has been exchanged for another: Most of my football stickers are swaps.
straight | job | spy
VERB + SWAP
Let's do a straight swap?your guitar for my bike.
| agree on/to
SWAP + NOUN
The football managers agreed on swap deals involving their star players.
a spy swap made between East and West Germany
| ~ with
I did a swap with my brother.
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