I. disaster vừa là danh từ đếm được, vừa không đếm được
II. Cách dùng
IELTS TUTOR lưu ý các cấu trúc:
- be a disaster for sb
- to spell disaster for….
- a recipe for disaster
Mang nghĩa "tai hoạ, thảm hoạ, tai ách"
(an event that results in) great harm, damage, or death, or serious difficulty
IELTS TUTOR xét ví dụ:
- An inquiry was ordered into the recent rail disaster (= a serious train accident).
- It would be a disaster for me if I lost my job.
- This is one of the worst natural disasters ever to befall the area.
- Heavy and prolonged rain can spell disaster for many plants.
- Everything was going smoothly until suddenly disaster struck.
- Inviting James and Ivan to dinner on the same evening was a recipe for disaster (= caused a very difficult situation) - they always argue with each other.
- to court (invite ) disaster (IELTS TUTOR giải thích: chuốc lấy tai hoạ)