English - Vietnamese Dictionary
tremble /'trembl/Concise Dictionary
- danh từ
- to be all in (on, of) a tremble
- nội động từ
- to tremble with fear: sợ run
- to tremble with cold: lạnh run lên
- rung sợ, lo sợ
- to tremble at the thought of...: run sợ khi nghĩ đến...
- to tremble for someone: lo sợ cho ai
- to tremble in the balance
+a reflex motion caused by cold or fear or excitement
+move or jerk quickly and involuntarily up and down or sideways
Advanced English Dictionary
1 quiver, shake, quake, shiver, shudder, quaver, quail; vibrate, rock:
Her first big role and she was trembling like a leaf! The earth trembled as the tanks rolled past.
2 quiver, shake, quake, shiver, shudder, quaver, tremor; vibration:
There was a little tremble, and then the building collapsed.
verb, nounCollocation Dictionary
1 ~ (with sth) to shake in a way that you cannot control, especially because you are very nervous, excited, frightened, etc: My legs were trembling with fear. + Her voice trembled with excitement. + He opened the letter with trembling hands.
2 to shake slightly: leaves trembling in the breeze
3 to be very worried or frightened: I trembled at the thought of having to make a speech.
+ noun [C, usually sing.] (also trembling [C, U]) a feeling, movement or sound of trembling: a tremble of excitement / fear + She tried to control the trembling in her legs.
badly, violently | helplessly, involuntarily, uncontrollably | a little, slightly | inside
VERB + TREMBLE
begin to, start to
I began to tremble uncontrollably.
| make sb
The thought made him tremble inside.
She trembled at the thought of going back through those prison doors.
trembling with anger
tremble all over, tremble from head to foot/toe, tremble like a leaf
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