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· Collocation

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nasty habit

a bad or unpleasant tendency - thói quen hư hỏng

Ví dụ:

  • That's why the droop and crinkle of middle-age is the source of such gloom, particularly as it has a nasty habit of catching you unawares.
  • Unfortunately, this type of viewing can become a nasty habit that, in the end, sabotages any meaningful engagement with sports.
  • But events have this nasty habit of coming along and disturbing all your best-laid plans, don't they?
  • Also, midges have a nasty habit of crawling up trouser legs and even into lace-holes on hiking boots, so they will get you one way or another.
  • Maybe there's a patch on the market to help politicians quit this nasty habit.

native country

the country in which you were born - quốc gia nơi bạn sinh ra

Ví dụ:

  • Having abandoned England she is marooned in a country with which her native country is at war.
  • Overall, the show amply demonstrated why her work has been greeted with such enthusiasm in her native country.
  • To these ludicrous features was added an intense and seemingly inapposite pride in his native country.
  • They suffered from homesickness and longed to return to their native country.
  • He has decided not to make any attempt to help improve things in his native country for the time being.

natural causes

If you die of natural causes, your life ends naturally and not because of an accident, murder or suicide - nguyên nhân tự nhiên

Ví dụ:

  • As with all sudden deaths, a post-mortem examination was carried out and, according to a Garda spokesman, death was due to natural causes.
  • The veterinarian cooperated and at least for the record stated that the cow had died of natural causes.
  • Police officials said the death appears to be of natural causes and no foul play is suspected.
  • I will draw back from recording a death from natural causes and record an open verdict.
  • Some prisoners have to wait for up to 20 years on death row, and some even die in prison from natural causes.

natural disaster

a natural event that causes great harm, e.g. an earthquake, cyclone, tornado, etc - thiên tai

Ví dụ:

  • During the two-hour service he stressed how the natural disaster took no account of political boundaries or religious divides.
  • Whatever plans that were in place to deal with such a natural disaster have proven inadequate.
  • How long does it take to recover a critical business process lost to a natural disaster or cyberattack?
  • We have to make diversified business so attractive financially in the Bahamas, that it negates the threat of natural disaster.
  • The boxes will be forwarded to children suffering through war, poverty, natural disaster and disease worldwide.

natural resources

things from nature that we can use, e.g. oil, coal, rivers, lakes, trees, forests, etc. - tài nguyên thiên nhiên

Ví dụ:

  • The war is fundamentally an attempt by the US to lay hold of these natural resources by force of arms.
  • Dubai, rather short on natural resources, and long a trading hub, is more or less modeling itself on Singapore.
  • South America and North America are both large continents well-endowed with natural resources.
  • Sixty percent of the nation's gold is mined here, and the county relies heavily on its natural resources for cattle ranching.
  • China and Brazil have already signed a commercial accord covering agribusiness, technology, construction and natural resources.

neat and tidy

not messy - gọn gàng

Ví dụ:

  • But unless you're particularly neat and tidy, they can soon end up rolling around the floor, or getting sat on by a passenger.
  • He has finally, it seems, sorted out his blog format, and everything looks fabulously neat and tidy.
  • Their balcony, though small, used to be neat and tidy with well-kept hanging baskets.
  • I had put edging stones and stone chippings on the plot to keep it neat and tidy, but now they'll have to go.
  • She didn't have a beautiful garden, but she kept the place neat and tidy, even to the point where she swept the bare dirt in her yard.

need badly

to need very much - rất cần

Ví dụ:

  • The refugee camp needs more medicine badly. If they don't get it, people will die.
  • We've both been working seven days a week, so we badly need a vacation.

negative attitude

an attitude that shows a critical viewpoint or a negative bias - thái độ xấu

Ví dụ:

  • It's very seldom I have a negative attitude toward me based on sexual orientation.
  • The negative attitude towards chatting is generally characteristic of older informants while teen informants were generally more open to chatting.
  • Certainly he had a negative attitude and a certain kind of anxiety, a denigrating attitude towards homosexuality.
  • The analogy is based on the idea that pejorative slurs are used to express both a descriptive belief and a negative attitude.
  • Too many owners of factory chimneys have already capitulated to the negative attitude of the polluticians and have converted to smokeless fuels.

nervous wreck

a person who's very stressed or nervous - người lo lắng

Ví dụ:

  • Pregnant women do get given a lot of advice and if you try to follow it all you will end up a nervous wreck.
  • The victim is scared to leave her home because of the threats and is genuinely a nervous wreck.
  • I never had much confidence in those exit poll numbers though I was prepared to be a nervous wreck over them.
  • Stories of other children succumbing would turn me into a jittery nervous wreck.
  • I was 7 months pregnant, I was an absolute nervous wreck because I thought, this is pretty much a lose-lose situation.

net profit

profit remaining after taxes and costs have been deducted - tiền lời sau khi trừ hết phí

Ví dụ:

  • He said the company's second-quarter net profit was also pressured by lower earnings from its investments.
  • Companies with high net profit margins have a bigger cushion to protect themselves during the hard times.
  • This is the first time the company reported a net profit of over Rs 500 crore.
  • It said it would not pay an interim dividend and halved the net profit forecast for the half-year to September.
  • The company said it would pay 25 per cent of the net profit as dividends.

new generation

a new group of people or products that appeared around the same time - thế hệ mới

Ví dụ:

  • But the dream of a new generation of nuclear power may prove to be the real casualty of last week's events.
  • This represents a significant opportunity for someone who is able to appeal to this new generation of non-voters and supporters.
  • But his career was like a roller-coaster ride, lurching from despair to triumph and back again, before ending up the toast of a new generation.
  • It also threw up a new generation of rank and file leaders whose presence is still felt in the union today.
  • She is more concerned, however, with the new generation of Scottish actors who have gone straight to Hollywood, bypassing the Scottish stage.

next-door neighbours

people living in a house next to yours - hàng xóm

Ví dụ:

  • Distant relatives are not better than next-door neighbours is an old Chinese saying.
  • Most Australians don't know their next-door neighbours or care what becomes of them.
  • We did speak with one of his next-door neighbours who claims to be a family friend as well who kind of defended the doctors.
  • But I'd sometimes go to the next-door neighbours who had a cow called Buttercup.
  • Don't dogs realise that the next-door neighbours provide their lawns for this purpose?

non-stop flight

flight that doesn't stop over on its way to a destination - chuyến bay thẳng/ không dừng

Ví dụ:

  • Continental Airways is also planning the first non-stop flight between USA and India.
  • Air Canada now flies one daily non-stop flight between Toronto and Hong Kong.
  • From there, a 900-km non-stop flight south brings them to their wintering grounds in the U.S. mid-Atlantic states.
  • His own successful compositions included Cream Puff, The Chant, Non-Stop Flight and later his Concerto for Clarinet.
  • You're the man who did the non-stop flight for the Western Aeroplane Company?

not necessarily (so)

not always or not definitely - không cần thiết

Ví dụ:

  • That's not necessarily so when footballers walk the plank in a penalty shoot-out.
  • Interstadial climate may have been relatively warm but this is not necessarily so.
  • The wealthiest people aren't necessarily the happiest people.
  • They say it's impossible to speak without an accent, but I don't think that's necessarily so.

nothing else

no other thing or things - không gì khác

Ví dụ:

  • If nothing else, this is an honest reflection of the screenplay's patchwork texture, where unfortunately all the stitches show.
  • With two new stimulants that will get you totally JACKED and shred you like nothing else on the market, we dare you to try SPEED just once.
  • If nothing else, the fact that some men assault women lowers our standards for acceptable behavior.
  • There was nothing else nearby, not a single plant or animal, apart from a few patches of moss growing between the cobblestones.
  • And there was nothing else he could do, he cracks, lest he sound too spiritual.

nothing much

nothing that's important - không đáng gì

Ví dụ:

  • For the rest, the event that was going to change everything has, superficially, altered nothing much.
  • She would often ring him and have nothing much to say or even sound bored and uninterested on the phone.
  • At more than nine minutes in length, the track is an ambient impasse, a slow-moving mass of nothing much.
  • There was even an unofficial press tradition of a nap after lunch, when nothing much tended to happen.
  • Equally importantly, however, they have nothing much in common ideologically either.

nothing wrong with

nothing that's causing a problem - không có vấn đề gì với

Ví dụ:

  • There is nothing wrong with a government being kicked out of office for doing the right and honourable thing.
  • There's nothing wrong with tradition, says ex-president Liu, who came from the sales side.
  • There's nothing wrong with being sexy, but I draw the line at body parts hanging out, G-strings showing, or too much cleavage.
  • There's nothing wrong with changing your hair if you're going grey and don't like it.
  • There is nothing wrong with public figures adapting their style to communicate with the widest number of people.

nowhere near

far away from - xa

Ví dụ:

  • Ronnie says he was nowhere near the bank when it was robbed.
  • The embassy's nowhere near here, so we'll have to take the bus.

not almost, or not similar to - không giống với

Ví dụ:

  • We're nowhere near finished. We've still got a lot to do.
  • Learning Indonesian is nowhere near as difficult as learning Japanese.

null and void

having no legal effect or force - không có ảnh hưởng pháp lý

Ví dụ:

  • It declares such marriages null and void in general, but it doesn't do anything preventative to stop people from getting married.
  • Be careful to note in this clause that the will supersedes all previous wills, making them null and void.
  • Until it becomes so, any conclusion linking the death penalty with the murder rate will be null and void.
  • As part of the all-postal arrangements, each vote is null and void unless the elector has obtained the signature of a witness.
  • Which means, someone needs to get fired over this, or all apologies and posturing about being responsible are null and void.

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