Cách dùng động từ "find" tiếng anh

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Bên cạnh hướng dẫn phương pháp học IELTS SPEAKING siêu hiệu quả, IELTS TUTOR hướng dẫn Cách dùng động từ "find" tiếng anh


IELTS TUTOR hướng dẫn Phân biệt FIND - FOUND - FOUNDED

II. Find là ngoại động từ

III. Cách dùng

1. Mang nghĩa "thấy, tìm thấy, bắt được, phát hiện ra"

=to discover something, or to see where it is by searching for it


  • find someone doing something
  • find (that)

IELTS TUTOR xét ví dụ:

  • Police have found a weapon. 
  • We arrived to find the house in darkness. 
  • I found her wandering the streets in a complete daze. 
  • Everyone dreams of finding a valuable old painting in the attic. 
  • I found a ten pound note on the pavement! Illegal drugs were found in the singer’s luggage. 
  • Have you found your shoes?
  • We hope to find the answers to some of these questions. 
  • No explanation for this phenomenon has yet been found. 
  • I put my hand into my pocket and found I’d left my keys at home.

2. Mang nghĩa "nhận thấy, xét thấy (trình bày quan điểm)"

=to have something as an opinion because of things that you have noticed or experienced yourself


  • find (that)

IELTS TUTOR xét ví dụ:

  • I find that children need a lot of encouragement.

3. Mang nghĩa "có cảm giác, cảm nhận"

=to experience an emotion that you have not experienced in the past / to experience something in a particular way

IELTS TUTOR lưu ý find mang nghĩa này thường: find + noun + adj

  • find something difficult/frightening/relaxing
  • find someone attractive/irritating

IELTS TUTOR xét ví dụ:

    • He found happiness late in life with his second wife. 
    • Doug finally found the courage to speak.
    • William now finds walking very difficult.
    • Men always found her extremely attractive.
    • to find it necessary to do something (IELTS TUTOR giải thích: thấy cần thiết phải làm việc gì)

    4. Mang nghĩa " xác minh và tuyên bố là có tội"

    =to make a formal decision about something after listening to all the facts find (that)

    IELTS TUTOR lưu ý:

    • find someone guilty/not guilty
    • find for someone/in someone’s favour (=decide that someone is right)
    • find against someone (=decide that someone is wrong)

    IELTS TUTOR xét ví dụ:

    • The court found that the company was in breach of its contract.
    • He was found guilty and sentenced to three years in prison.
    • The industrial tribunal found in our favour 
    • The court found against the plaintiff.

    5. Mang nghĩa "kiếm thêm, tìm thêm, xoay (thời gian, can đảm...)"

    =if you find the time or money to do something, you have enough time or money to do it

    IELTS TUTOR xét ví dụ:

    • We’ve got to find an extra £200 by Friday. 
    • I never seem to find the time to read these days.
    • I can't find time to read (IELTS  TUTOR  giải  thích: tôi không thấy có thời gian để đọc)
    • to find courage to do something (IELTS  TUTOR  giải  thích: thấy có can đảm để làm việc gì)

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