Giải thích cụm: on top

· Phrase

1. Mang nghĩa "ở trên, đặt ở phía bên trên cái gì"

=If one thing is on top of another, it is placed over it or on its highest part.

IELTS TUTOR xét ví dụ:

  •  ...the vacuum flask that was resting on top of the stove. 
  • ...the fairy on top of the Christmas tree. 
  • Place the sliced chicken fillet on top and pour a little sauce over it.
  • You always put your interests on top. (IELTS TUTOR giải thích: Bạn luôn luôn đặt lợi ích của mình lên hàng đầu)

2. Mang nghĩa "ở vị trí số một, trong tầm điều khiển"

=in a situation where you are in control or winning/You say that someone is on top when they have reached the most important position in an organization or business.

IELTS TUTOR xét ví dụ:

    • United stayed on top throughout most of the match.
    • How does he stay on top, 17 years after becoming foreign minister?
    • She came out on top in every race.
    • Peter was on top throughout the match. (IELTS TUTOR giải thích: Peter luôn ở vị trí cao hơn trong suốt cuộc thi đấu)

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