English - Vietnamese Dictionary
yarn /jɑ:n/Concise Dictionary
- danh từ
- sợi, chỉ
- yarn of nylon: sợi ni lông, chỉ ni lông
- (thông tục) chuyện huyên thiên; chuyện bịa
- to spin a yarn: kể chuyện huyên thiên; kể chuyện bịa
- nội động từ
- (thông tục) nói chuyện huyên thiên; kể chuyện bịa
yarns|yarned|yarningjɑrn /jɑːnThesaurus Dictionary
+the act of giving an account describing incidents or a course of events
+a fine cord of twisted fibers (of cotton or silk or wool or nylon etc.) used in sewing and weaving
+tell or spin a yarn
Advanced English Dictionary
1 thread, fibre, strand:
I haven't enough yarn to finish knitting these socks.
2 tale, story, account, narrative, anecdote; tall tale, fable, fabrication, fiction, cock-and-bull story, Colloq whopper, Brit fishing story, US fish story, fish tale:
The old salt had many yarns to spin during the long evenings by the fire.
+ nounCollocation Dictionary
1 [U] thread that has been spun, used for knitting, weaving, etc.
2 [C] (informal) a long story, especially one that is exaggerated or invented: He used to spin yarns (= tell stories) about his time in the Army.
Idioms see PITCH v.
VERB + YARN
knit, spin, weave
The yarn is woven into a coarse fabric.
The yarn has to be threaded through the needle.
| dye | use
in a/the ~
There's a knot in the yarn.
amusing, good | adventure
VERB + YARN
spin (sb), tell (sb)
He tried to spin us some yarn about how he was collecting for the church. It was all lies.
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