Từ điển trực tuyến - Online Dictionary

English - Vietnamese Dictionary
trap /træp/
  • danh từ, (thường) số nhiều
    • đồ đạc quần áo, đồ dùng riêng; hành lý
    • danh từ
      • (khoáng chất) đá trap ((cũng) traprock)
      • bẫy, cạm bẫy ((nghĩa đen) & (nghĩa bóng))
        • to set (lay) a trap: đặt bẫy
        • to be caught in a; to fall into a trap: mắc bẫy, rơi vào bẫy, mắc mưu
      • (như) trap-door
      • (kỹ thuật) Xifông; ống chữ U
      • máy tung bóng để tập bắn, máy tung chim để tập bắn
      • xe hai bánh
      • (từ lóng) cảnh sát; mật thám
      • (số nhiều) (âm nhạc) nhạc khí gõ
      • (từ Mỹ,nghĩa Mỹ), (từ lóng) cái mồm
      • ngoại động từ
        • đặt bẫy, bẫy
        • đặt cửa sập, đặt cửa lật (trên sàn, trần...)
        • đặt xifông, đặt ống chữ U
      Concise Dictionary
      +a device in which something (usually an animal) can be caught and penned
      +drain consisting of a U-shaped section of drainpipe that holds liquid and so prevents a return flow of sewer gas
      +something (often something deceptively attractive) that catches you unawares
      +a device to hurl clay pigeons into the air for trapshooters
      +the act of concealing yourself and lying in wait to attack by surprise
      +informal terms for the mouth
      +a light two-wheeled carriage
      +a hazard on a golf course
      +place in a confining or embarrassing position
      +catch in or as if in a trap
      +hold or catch as if in a trap
      +to hold fast or prevent from moving

      Thesaurus Dictionary
      1 snare, pitfall, gin, springe, deadfall, booby-trap:
      After the Pied Piper left, Hamelin had no further need for rat traps.
      2 trick, subterfuge, wile, ruse, stratagem, ambush, deception, device, artifice, ploy:
      Oscar was the man for whom Esther set a neat trap.
      3 mouth, Slang yap, gob, mush, face:
      Shut your trap or get out.
      4 snare, ensnare, entrap, catch, net:
      We dug a pit to trap the marauding lion.
      5 imprison, confine, lock, hold, keep:
      The boy was trapped in the cave without a means of escape.
      6 trick, deceive, fool, dupe, beguile, inveigle:
      Esther finally trapped Oscar into marrying her.
      Advanced English Dictionary
      noun, verb
      + noun
      for animals
      1 a piece of equipment for catching animals: a fox with its leg in a trap + A trap was laid, with fresh bait.
      See also - MOUSETRAP
      2 a clever plan designed to trick sb, either by capturing them or by making them do or say sth that they did not mean to do or say: She had set a trap for him and he had walked straight into it.
      bad situation
      3 [usually sing.] an unpleasant situation from which it is hard to escape: the unemployment trap + Some women see marriage as a trap.
      4 a light carriage with two wheels, pulled by a horse: a pony and trap
      5 (slang) mouth: Shut your trap! (= a rude way of telling sb to be quiet) + to keep your trap shut (= to not tell a secret)
      for racing dog
      6 a cage from which a GREYHOUND (= a type of dog) is let out at the start of a race
      in golf
      7 (AmE) = BUNKER
      Idioms: to fall into / avoid the trap of doing sth to do/avoid doing sth that is a mistake but which seems at first to be a good idea: Parents often fall into the trap of trying to do everything for their children.
      more at SPRING v.
      + verb (-pp-) [VN]
      in dangerous / bad situation
      1 [often passive] to keep sb in a dangerous place or bad situation that they want to get out of but cannot: Help! I'm trapped! + They were trapped in the burning building. + We became trapped by the rising flood water. + He was trapped in an unhappy marriage. + I feel trapped in my job.
      part of body / clothing
      2 [usually +adv./prep.] to have part of your body, your clothing, etc. held in a place so tightly that you cannot remove it and it may be injured or damaged: I trapped my coat in the car door. + The pain was caused by a trapped nerve.
      3 to catch or keep sth in a place and prevent it from escaping, especially so that you can use it: Solar panels trap energy from the sun.
      4 to force sb/sth into a place or situation that they cannot escape from, especially in order to catch them: The escaped prisoners were eventually trapped in an underground garage and recaptured. + Police believe the fingerprints could help trap the killer.
      5 to catch an animal in a trap: Raccoons used to be trapped for their fur.
      6 ~ sb (into sth / into doing sth) to trick sb into sth: He felt he had been trapped into accepting the terms of the contract. + The police managed to trap him into revealing his true identity.(also trap)
      + noun
      (both AmE) = BUNKER
      Collocation Dictionary

      1 hidden equipment used for catching sb/sth


      animal, bear, man, mouse
      etc. | gin, leghold, pit/pitfall | radar, speed
      Slow down?there are speed traps along this stretch of road.

      VERB + TRAP

      be/get caught in | catch sth in | free sth from
      The fox had managed to free itself from the trap.
      | lay, set | bait
      Mousetraps are traditionally baited with cheese.

      2 sth that tricks you; unpleasant situation


      hidden, obvious | potential | booby | deadly | death, debt, poverty, unemployment
      The overhead cable is a potential death trap for birds.
      | offside (in football)

      VERB + TRAP

      lay, set | spring | lure sb into | catch sb in | be/get caught in, fall into, stumble into, walk into
      It is easy to fall into the trap of taking out a loan you cannot afford.
      | avoid | fear, suspect

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