English - Vietnamese Dictionary
trigger /'trigə/Concise Dictionary
- danh từ
- cò súng
- to pull the trigger: bóp cò
- to be quick on the trigger
- hành động nhanh; hiểu nhanh
- ngoại động từ
- ((thường) + off) gây ra, gây nên
triggers|triggered|triggering'trɪgə(r)Advanced English Dictionary
+lever that activates the firing mechanism of a gun
+a device that activates or releases or causes something to happen
+an act that sets in motion some course of events
+put in motion or move to act
+release or pull the trigger on
noun, verbCollocation Dictionary
1 the part of a gun that you press in order to fire it: to pull / squeeze the trigger + He kept his finger on the trigger.
2 ~ (for sth)
~ (to sth / to do sth) something that is the cause of a particular reaction or development, especially a bad one: The trigger for the strike was the closure of yet another factory. + Intense sunlight may be a trigger to skin cancer.
3 the part of a bomb that causes it to explode: nuclear triggers
+ verb [VN]
1 ~ sth (off) to make sth happen suddenly: Nuts can trigger off a violent allergic reaction.
2 to cause a device to start functioning: to trigger an alarm / a switch
VERB + TRIGGER
pull, squeeze | tighten on
Her finger tightened on the trigger as she heard footsteps approaching.
TRIGGER + NOUN
have your finger on the trigger
(= to be ready to shoot)
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