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  • verb
    /ˈstɪŋ/ stings; stung /ˈstʌŋ/; stinging
    of an insect, plant, or animal :to hurt (someone) by piercing the skin with a sharp, pointed part that usually contains poison [+ obj]
    I got stung by a bee.
    The bees will sting if you bother them.
    to cause a quick, sharp pain [no obj]
    The iodine will sting for a few minutes. [+ obj]
    [no obj] :to feel a quick sharp pain
    The smoke made our eyes sting.
    b not used in progressive tenses :to cause (someone) to feel emotional or mental pain [+ obj]
    [+ obj] informal :to treat (someone) unfairly in a business deal - usually used as (be/get) stung
    sting for
    [phrasal verb]
    sting (someone) for (something) Brit informal :to ask (someone) to give or lend you (something)
    Can I sting you for some gum?
    plural stings
    [singular] :a quick, sharp pain
    [count] :an injury caused when an insect or animal stings you
    [count] :a complicated and clever plan that is meant to deceive someone especially in order to catch criminals
    They were caught in a drug sting.
    a sting operation by police
    [count] Brit :stinger

    * Các từ tương tự:
    stinger, stingray, stingy