English - Vietnamese Dictionary
zip /zip/Concise Dictionary
- danh từ
- tiếng rít (của đạn bay); tiếng xé vải
- (nghĩa bóng) sức sống, nghị lực
- nội động từ
- rít, vèo (như đạn bay)
- to zip past: chạy vụt qua (xe); vèo qua, rít qua (đạn)
zipped|zipping|zipszɪpAdvanced English Dictionary
+a quantity of no importance
+a code of letters and digits added to a postal address to aid in the sorting of mail
+a fastener for locking together two toothed edges by means of a sliding tab
+close with a zipper
+move very fast
noun, verbCollocation Dictionary
1 (also zip fastener) (both BrE) (also zipper AmE, BrE) [C] a thing that you use to fasten clothes, bags, etc. It consists of two rows of metal or plastic teeth that you can pull together to close sth or pull apart to open it: to do up / undo / open / close a zip + My zip's stuck.
2 [U] (informal) energy or speed
3 [sing.] (informal, especially AmE) nothing: We won four zip (= 40). + He said zip all evening.
+ verb (-pp-)
1 to fasten clothes, bags, etc. with a zip/zipper: [VN] I zipped and buttoned my jacket. + The children were safely zipped into their sleeping bags. + She zipped herself into a black evening gown. + [VN-ADJ] He zipped his case shut.
2 [V] to be fastened with a zip/zipper: The sleeping bags can zip together.
3 [+adv./prep.] (informal) to move very quickly or to make sth move very quickly in the direction mentioned: [V] I'm just zipping into town to buy some food. + A sports car zipped past us. [also VN]
Phrasal Verbs: zip up
zip sb/sth u
see also NO-FLY ZONE, TIME ZONE, TWILIGHT
+ Shall I zip you up (= fasten your dress, etc.)?
VERB + ZIP
close, do up, fasten, pull (up), slide (up) | open, pull (down), slide (down), undo | get caught in
The fabric got caught in the zip and tore.
ZIP + VERB
be/get stuck, stick
The zip on my bag has stuck.
| break | be open, be undone
ZIP + NOUN
by a ~
The jacket was fastened by a zip at the front.
| with a ~
a bag with a zip
| ~ on
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