I. Diminish vừa là nội động từ, vừa là ngoại động từ
II. Cách dùng
Mang nghĩa "bớt, giảm, hạ bớt, giảm bớt; thu nhỏ"
=to reduce or be reduced in size or importance
IELTS TUTOR xét ví dụ:
- to diminish someone's powers giảm bớt quyền hành của ai
- I don't want to diminish her achievements, but she did have a lot of help.
- These memories will not be diminished by time.
- What he did has seriously diminished him in many people's eyes.
- We've seen our house diminish greatly/sharply/substantially in value over the last six months.
- The threat of inflation is diminishing.
- A single-payer system would diminish the bureaucratic cost of health care.