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  • noun
    plural worms
    [count] :a long, thin animal that has a soft body with no legs or bones and that often lives in the ground
    [count] :the young form of some insects that looks like a small worm - see also glowworm, silkworm
    [count] informal + disapproving :a person who is not liked or respected :a very bad person
    I didn't think that she would go on a date with that worm. [=wretch]
    worms [plural] :an infection or a disease caused by tiny worms that live inside the body of an animal or person
    [count] computers :a computer virus that causes damage to computers connected to each other by a network
    can of worms
    xem can
    the early bird catches/gets the worm
    xem early
    the worm turns
    informal - used to talk about how a situation can suddenly change so that a person who has been weak, unlucky, unsuccessful, etc., can become strong, lucky, successful, etc.
    worms; wormed; worming
    always followed by an adverb or preposition :to move or proceed by twisting and turning [no obj]
    [+ obj] :to give (an animal) medicine that destroys the small worms that live inside it and cause illness
    worm a puppy
    worm into
    [phrasal verb]
    worm (your way or yourself) into (something) informal :to get (yourself) into (a desired position, situation, etc.) in a gradual and usually clever or dishonest way
    worm out of
    [phrasal verb] informal
    worm (something) out of (someone) :to get (information) from (someone) by asking many questions, by using clever methods of persuasion, etc.
    We're still trying to worm it out of him.
    worm out of (something) or worm (your way) out of (something) :to avoid doing (something) in usually a clever or dishonest way

    * Các từ tương tự:
    wormhole, wormwood, wormy