5. khá nhiều, dồi dào eg.> The improvements are due in large measure to his leadership. |in large measure/in some measure , a lot or quite a lot – used when talking about the reason or cause of something|
4. một mức độ: eg.> The new law gives local governments a significant measure of control over their own finances. eg.> I met a number of sportsmen who had achieved a measure of success (= some success ). |amount a measure of something an amount of something good or something that you want, for example success or freedom |
3. số đo: eg.> a table of weights and measures |unit of measurement a) an amount or unit in a measuring system , b) a standard amount of an alcoholic drink : nồng độ (cồn trong máu)|
2 thước đo: : eg.> The flowers and tears at the funeral were a measure of the people’s love for her. eg.> Exam results are not necessarily a true measure of a student’s abilities. eg.> The flowers and tears at the funeral were a measure of the people’s love for her. |sign/proof be a measure of something formal be a sign of the importance, strength etc of something, or a way of testing or judging something |
1 biện pháp, hành động; bước đi //action an action, especially an official one, that is intended to deal with a particular problem SYN step :
Measures are being taken to reduce crime in the city.
drastic/tough/extreme etc measures : biện pháp cực đoan, cứng rắn
eg.> drastic measures to reduce traffic problems
eg.> New safety measures were being demanded after last night’s horrific train crash. eg.> The new bridge was erected as a temporary measure to replace the one which was destroyed by floods.
precautionary/preventative measure (= something done to stop something bad from happening ) eg.> He was kept in hospital overnight as a precautionary measure.
trọn vẹn: the full measure eg.> Ralph received the full measure of his mother’s devotion. |formal if someone gives something back in full measure, they give back as much as they received|
đầy đủ: in full measure eg.> They returned our hospitality in full measure. |the full measure of something = formal the whole of something|
biện pháp nửa vời: half measures //things done to deal with a difficult situation that are not effective or firm enough :
This was no time for half measures and compromises.
cũng không kém: in equal measure eg.> I was angry and embarrassed in equal measure. |used when the amount of one thing is the same as the amount of another thing|
có hay hơn không: for good measure eg.> Why don’t you try phoning them one more time, for good measure? |= in addition to what you have already done, given, or included|
hẵn là, rõ là, không phải nói: beyond measure eg.> Her work has improved beyond measure |very much or very great – used when you want to emphasize what you are saying|