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  • noun
    plural horns
    [count] one of the hard pointed parts that grows on the head of some animals (such as cattle, goats, or sheep)
    [count] :a hard pointed part that grows on the nose of a rhinoceros
    [noncount] :the hard material of which horns are made
    utensils made of horn
    [count] :something that is shaped like a horn
    a saddle horn
    [count] a brass musical instrument (such as a trumpet or trombone) - see also english horn, french horn
    an instrument made from an animal's horn that is used for music or for producing loud signals
    [count] :a device that makes a loud noise
    the horn US slang :1telephone
    When he heard there was troublehe got on the horn to the police. [=he phoned the police]
    blow your own horn
    or toot your own horn
    US informal :to talk about yourself or your achievements especially in a way that shows that you are proud or too proud
    We've had a very successful yearand I think we have a right to blow our own horn [=(Britblow our own trumpeta little.
    lock horns
    xem lock
    on the horns of a dilemma
    in a situation in which you have to choose between things that are unpleasant or undesirable
    pull in your horns
    also draw in your horns
    to begin to behave in a more careful way especially; :to spend or invest money more carefully
    take the bull by the horns
    xem bull
    horns; horned; horning
    horn in
    [phrasal verb] US informal + usually disapproving :to add your comment or opinion to a conversation or discussion that you have been listening to
    usually + on

    * Các từ tương tự:
    horned, hornet, hornet's nest, horn-rimmed glasses, horn-rims, horny