Khi luyện tập giao tiếp, ngoài những từ vựng academic phải học thường gặp trong LISTENING IELTS, các bạn cũng nên có cho mình một số Idiom hay để dùng. Idiom là những câu/cụm từ được người bản xứ thường xuyên sử dụng trong giao tiếp hằng ngày. Idiom là những câu/cụm từ được người bản xứ thường xuyên sử dụng trong giao tiếp hằng ngày. Sau đây, IELTS TUTOR hướng dẫn từ A đến Z tất tần tật idioms bắt đầu bằng chữ G thường gặp nhất trong IELTS SPEAKING, cũng như các kì thi tiếng anh như THI ĐẠI HỌC MÔN TIẾNG ANH và THI HỌC SINH GIỎI môn tiếng anh.
Get Along (with Someone)
Meaning: To have a satisfactory relationship (mối quan hệ hòa thuận)
Example: I've always gotten along with Amanda—I think she's very nice.
Get Carried Away
Meaning: Become overly enthusiastic (trở nên hăng say)
Example: She started getting carried away during her story, frantically describing every detail of what happened.
Get in(to) Shape
Meaning: Undertake a program of physical conditioning; exercise regularly (lấy lại dáng)
Example: Boy, I really need to get into shape. Ten years working behind a desk has given me quite a belly!
Get One’s Hands Dirty
Meaning: To do the unpleasant parts of a job (làm việc sai trái, không mong muốn)
Example: Uncle Pete has been avoiding us ever since we discovered that he gets his hands dirty working for the mob.
|Get Someone’s Goat|
Meaning: To irritate someone deeply (làm ai đó bức bối, khó chịu)
Example: That guy just gets my goat every time he opens his mouth.
Get the picture
Meaning: To begin to understand (hiểu vấn đề)
Example: I know it's annoying to make all these copies, but the boss specifically asked me to have you do it—get the picture?
Get the Ball Rolling with
Meaning: Do something to begin a process (bắt đầu làm)
Example: I think it will be easier to become comfortable driving now that I've gotten the ball rolling with driving lessons.
Get the Runaround
Meaning: Be given an unclear or evasive answer to a question (lời giải thích không thỏa đáng)
Example: I always get the runaround when I call the telephone company to explain all these extra charges.
Get the Sack = Be Sacked
Meaning: To be fired (bị sa thải)
Example: I just got the sack, and so did 20 other people. I have three hours pack up my things and leave the office.
Get Wind of
Meaning: Hear about (nghe ngóng được)
Example: The police got wind of the illegal drug deal.
Go Along (With)
Meaning: Agree to something, often provisionally (đồng thuận)
Example: I'm sorry, but I can't go along with this. It's wrong.
Go Belly Up
Meaning: To go bankrupt (phá sản)
Example: The merger deal between the two companies went belly-up when it came to light that one of the CEOs had been dodging tax obligations for several years.
Go Down in Flames
Meaning: Fail in a spectacular way (thất bại)
Example: Despite all the media hype, the major summer blockbuster went down in flames—hardly anyone went to see it while it was in theaters.
Go Mental/ Nuclear/ Nuts/ Bananas/ Ape/ Ballistic
Meaning: To suddenly become extremely angry (giận dữ)
Example: My parents went totally ape when they found out I'd wrecked the car!
Go Off Half-Cocked
Meaning: To say or something prematurely, with a negative effect (làm gì đó gây hậu quả xấu khi giận dữ)
Example: I'll admit that I went off at half-cock when I sent that angry email before finding out what really happened.
Go the Extra Mile
Meaning: Put forth greater-than-expected effort (làm tốt hơn mong đợi)
Example: I have to say, our lawyer really went the extra mile in making sure every aspect of our case was watertight.
Go Under the Knife
Meaning: Undergo surgery (phẫu thuật)
Example: My dad is going under the knife on Thursday to try and clear the blockage in his heart.
Meaning: Begin To spread rapidly on the Internet (phổ biến trên truyền thông)
Example: I can't believe that video of our puppy lounging on a pool float went viral!
Go with the Flow
Meaning: To accept the way things naturally seem to be going (thuận theo tự nhiên)
Example: We always do things your way—can't you just go with the flow for once?
Green as Grass
Meaning: Lacking training, naive; often said of young people in new jobs (thiếu kinh nghiệm, còn non)
Example: This is a very important job, so I can't understand why they hired someone who's as green as grass.
Grind One’s Teeth
Meaning: Be very annoyed or angry about something without being able to say anything about it (tức giận về gì nhưng không thể nói ra)
Example: Jason spent half the meeting claiming credit for work that I did. I was sitting there grinding my teeth, but with the chairman there I couldn’t tell him off.
Meaning: Enjoying something which is not generally held in high regard, while at the same time feeling a bit guilty about it, is called a guilty pleasure. (hành động không được đánh giá cao - niềm vui tội lỗi)
Example: I know these gossip magazines are trashy, but reading them on my commute home is my guilty pleasure!
Meaning: A test subject, a person who is used as a test to see if something will work (vật thí nghiệm - chuột bạch)
Example: Jane used her husband as a guinea pig to try her new baked chicken recipe.
Give and Take
Meaning: Negotiations, the process of compromise (thỏa thuận)
Example: You won't get far in this business if you aren't willing to allow a little give-and-take with your competitors.
Give Lip Service to
Meaning: Talk about supporting something without taking any concrete action (nói về kế hoạch nhưng không hành động)
Example: The local council members give lip service each year to a renewed plan to tackle homelessness, but no one ever expects them to follow through.
Give Someone a Piece of Your Mind
Meaning: Angrily tell someone what you think (nói ai đó những điều bạn nghĩ)
Example: I had to give Sarah a piece of my mind after she left my car a mess for the third time this week.
Give Someone the Cold Shoulder
Meaning: To intentionally appear disinterested toward one; to snub (mặc kệ, thái độ thù địch)
Example: She thinks you started that rumor about her—that's why she's been giving you the cold shoulder all day.
Give us the green light
Meaning: Approve something; allow something to proceed (chấp thuận)
Example: We're just waiting our manager to give us the green light before we release the latest software update.
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