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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
trigger /'trigə/
  • danh từ
    • cò súng
      • to pull the trigger: bóp cò
    • nút bấm (máy ảnh...)
    • to be quick on the trigger
      • bóp cò nhanh
    • hành động nhanh; hiểu nhanh
    • ngoại động từ
      • ((thường) + off) gây ra, gây nên
    Concise Dictionary
    triggers|triggered|triggering'trɪgə(r)
    noun
    +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
    verb
    +put in motion or move to act
    +release or pull the trigger on

    Advanced English Dictionary
    noun, verb
    + noun
    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
    Collocation Dictionary
    noun

    VERB + TRIGGER

    pull, squeeze | tighten on
    Her finger tightened on the trigger as she heard footsteps approaching.

    TRIGGER + NOUN

    finger

    PHRASES

    have your finger on the trigger
    (= to be ready to shoot)



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