English - Vietnamese Dictionary
worm /wə:m/Concise Dictionary
- danh từ
- (động vật học) giun; sâu, trùng
- (kỹ thuật) đường ren (của vít)
- (nghĩa bóng) người không đáng kể, người đáng khinh, đồ giun dế
- I am a worm today
- hôm nay tôi không được khoẻ
- even a worm will turn
- con giun xéo lắm cũng quằn
- nội động từ
- (nghĩa bóng) chui vào, luồn vào, lẻn vào
- ngoại động từ
- bắt sâu, trừ sâu (ở luống rau...)
- bò vào; lần vào, chui vào, luồn qua ((nghĩa đen) & (nghĩa bóng))
- to worm one's way through the bushes: luồn qua các bụi rậm
- to worm oneself into: lần vào
- to worm oneself into someone's favour: khéo lấy lòng ai
- (nghĩa bóng) moi
- to worm a secret out of someone: moi ở người nào một điều bí mật
worms|wormed|wormingwɜrm /wɜːmAdvanced English Dictionary
+any of numerous relatively small elongated soft-bodied animals especially of the phyla Annelida and Chaetognatha and Nematoda and Nemertea and Platyhelminthes; also many insect larvae
+a person who has a nasty or unethical character undeserving of respect
+a software program capable of reproducing itself that can spread from one computer to the next over a network
+screw thread on a gear with the teeth of a worm wheel or rack
+to move in a twisting or contorted motion, (especially when struggling)
noun, verbCollocation Dictionary
1 [C] a long thin creature with no bones or legs, that lives in soil: birds looking for worms
See also - EARTHWORM, LUGWORM
2 (worms) [pl.] long thin creatures that live inside the bodies of humans or animals and can cause illness: The dog has worms.
See also - HOOKWORM, TAPEWORM
3 [C] the young form of an insect when it looks like a short worm: This apple is full of worms.
See also - GLOW-WORM, SILKWORM, WOODWORM
4 [C, usually sing.] (informal, disapproving) a person you do not like or respect, especially because they have a weak character and do not behave well towards other people
Idioms: the worm will turn a person who is normally quiet and does not complain will protest when the situation becomes too hard to bear
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+ verb [VN]
1 [+adv./prep.] ~ your way ... to use a twisting and turning movement, especially to move through a narrow or crowded place: She wormed her way through the crowd to the reception desk.
2 to give an animal medicine that makes worms pass out of its body in the FAECES
Phrasal Verbs: worm your way / yourself into sth (disapproving) to make sb like you or trust you, in order to gain some advantage for yourself: He managed to worm his way into her life.
worm sth out of sb (informal) to make sb tell you sth, by asking them questions in a clever way for a long period of time: We eventually wormed the secret out of her.
WORM + VERB
Worms burrow down through the soil.
| wriggle, writhe
The worm was wriggling on the hook.
WORM + NOUN
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