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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
swoop /swu:p/
  • danh từ
    • cuộc đột kích
    • sự nhào xuống, sự sà xuống
    • sự cướp đi
    • ngoại động từ
      • đột kích, tấn công
        • to swoop upon a post: đột kích một đồn
      • (thông tục) cướp đi, cuỗm di
      • nội động từ
        • nhào xuống, sà xuống
      Concise Dictionary
      +(music) rapid sliding up or down the musical scale
      +a very rapid raid
      +a swift descent through the air
      +move down on as if in an attack
      +move with a sweep, or in a swooping arc
      +seize or catch with a swooping motion

      Thesaurus Dictionary
      1 descend, dive, sweep down, pounce, stoop:
      The eagle swooped down across the stream, catching a salmon in its talons.
      2 descent, dive, sweep, pounce, stoop, stroke, blow, rush:
      The police raid caught several drug dealers in one fell swoop.
      Advanced English Dictionary
      verb, noun
      + verb [V]
      1 [usually +adv./prep.] (of a bird or plane) to fly quickly and suddenly downwards, especially in order to attack sb/sth: The aircraft swooped down over the buildings. + A hawk swooped low over the field.
      2 ~ (on sb/sth) (especially of police or soldiers) to visit or attack sb/sth suddenly and without warning: Officers swooped on the vehicles as they left the ferry.
      + noun
      1 an act of moving suddenly and quickly through the air in a downward direction, as a bird does
      2 ~ (on sth/sb) an act of arriving somewhere or attacking sth/sb in a way that is sudden and unexpected: Large quantities of drugs were found during a police swoop on the star's New York home.
      Idioms see FELL adj.
      Collocation Dictionary


      An eagle swooped low over the trees.
      | suddenly | down, in


      on, over, towards
      (figurative) Customs officers swooped on several houses last night looking for drugs.

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