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whale
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whale /weil/
  • danh từ
    • (động vật học) cá voi
    • (thông tục) a whale of cái to lớn mênh mông; việc lạ lùng kỳ dị
      • a whale of a city: một thành phố mênh mông
      • we had a whale of a time: chúng ta đ vui chi tho thích
    • a whale on (at, for) something
      • một tay cừ về cái gì; một người ham thích cái gì
  • nội động từ
    • đánh cá voi
      • to go whaling: đi đánh cá voi
  • ngoại động từ
    • (từ Mỹ,nghĩa Mỹ), (thông tục) đánh, quất
Concise Dictionary
whales|whaled|whalinghweɪl /weɪl
noun
+a very large person; impressive in size or qualities
+any of the larger cetacean mammals having a streamlined body and breathing through a blowhole on the head
verb
+hunt for whales
Advanced English Dictionary
+ noun
a very large animal that lives in the sea and looks like a very large fish. There are several types of whale, some of which are hunted: whale meat
See also - BLUE WHALE, KILLER WHALE, PILOT WHALE, SPERM WHALE
Idioms: have a whale of a time (informal) to enjoy yourself very much; to have a very good time: The kids had a whale of a time at the theme park.
Collocation Dictionary
noun

ADJ.

beached, stranded

QUANT.

school

VERB + WHALE

hunt | harpoon

WHALE + VERB

swim | dive | sing | blow (sth)
We saw a whale blowing a jet of spray high in the air.
| breach sth
Ahead, the whale breached the surface of the water.
| beach itself, be washed up

WHALE + NOUN

hunting | meat, oil | stocks
management and conservation of whale stocks



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