English - Vietnamese Dictionary
throat /θrout/Concise Dictionary
- danh từ
- họng, cuống họng
- to grip someone by the throat: bóp cổ ai
- lỗ hẹp; cổ (chai); cửa (lò cao)
- khúc sông hẹp (giữa hai vách đá)
- to jump down somebody's throat
- to feel (have) a lump in the throat
- to ram something down someone's throat
- bắt ai phải thừa nhận cái gì, bắt ai phải nghe cái gì
- words stick in one's throat
- những lời nói cứ ở cổ khó nói ra được
throatsθrəʊtAdvanced English Dictionary
+the passage to the stomach and lungs; in the front part of the neck below the chin and above the collarbone
+an opening in the vamp of a shoe at the instep
+a passage resembling a throat in shape or function
+ nounCollocation Dictionary
1 the tube in the neck that takes food and air into the body; the front part of the neck: a sore throat + A sob caught in his throat. + He held the knife to her throat. + Their throats had been cut.
2 (-throated) (in adjectives) having the type of throat mentioned: a deep-throated roar + a red-throated diver
See also - CUTTHROAT
Idioms: be at each other's throats (of two or more people, groups, etc.) to be fighting or arguing with each other
cut your own throat to do sth that is likely to harm you, especially when you are angry and trying to harm sb else
force / thrust / ram sth down sb's throat (informal) to try to force sb to listen to and accept your opinions in a way that they find annoying
more at CLEAR v., FROG, JUMP v., LUMP n., STICK v.
1 front part of the neck
VERB + THROAT
cut, slash, slit
by the ~
She seized her attacker by the throat.
2 passage down which air and food pass
bad, infected, sore | dry
VERB + THROAT
She cleared her throat, then began to speak.
THROAT + VERB
ache, hurt | close (up), constrict, seize up, tighten
His throat constricted with fear when he saw the knife.
| dry, go dry
THROAT + NOUN
infection | lozenge, pastille
down the/your ~
She felt the cold water trickle down her throat.
the back of your throat
The medicine left a sour taste in the back of my throat.
| a lump in your throat
He felt a lump in his throat, and tears forming in his eyes.
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