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  • noun
    plural ducks
    [count] :any one of many different kinds of birds that swim and have a flat beak, a short neck, a heavy body, short legs, and webbed feet - often used before another noun
    a duck pond
    duck hunting
    see color picture
    [count] :a female duck - compare drake
    [noncount] :the meat of a duck used as food
    crispy roast duck
    [count] informal :a person who you think is lucky, unusual, etc.
    He's an odd duck. [=a strange person]
    You lucky duck!
    or ducks Brit informal - used to address someone you love
    How was your dayducks? [=sweetheartdarling] - see also dead duck, lame duck, sitting duck
    like a duck to water
    informal :very quickly or easily
    He took to her like a duck to water. [=he liked her immediately]
    water off a duck's back
    xem water
    ducks; ducked; ducking
    [no obj] :to lower your head or body suddenly to avoid being seen or hit
    The ceiling was so low I had to duck. - often + down
    Quick, duck down before they see us!
    [+ obj] :to lower (your head) suddenly
    The ceiling was so low I had to duck my head.
    [+ obj] :to avoid (something, such as a punch) by lowering your head or body suddenly
    [+ obj] :to avoid (something or someone you do not want to see or deal with)
    He managed to duck [=evadethe question.
    always followed by an adverb or preposition [no obj] :to move quickly
    [+ obj] Brit :to push (someone or something) underwater :dunk
    duck out
    [phrasal verb] informal :to leave suddenly and usually without telling anyone that you are leaving
    We ducked out after the first act of the play. - often + on or of
    He wants to duck out of the contract. [=to get out of the contract]

    * Các từ tương tự:
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