I. Kiến thức liên quan
II. Tiếp đầu ngữ (prefix) "over-"
1. Giới thiệu chung
=You can add over- to an adjective, noun or verb to indicate that a quality exists or an action is done to too great an extent/For example, if you say that someone is being over-cautious, you mean that they are being too cautious.
- Tony looked tired and over-anxious.
- When depressed, they dramatically overindulge in chocolate and sweets.
2. Cách dùng
2.1. Mang nghĩa"quá"
=too much: used with many verbs, nouns, or adjectives
2.2. Mang nghĩa"vượt quá ngưỡng gì đó"
=more than: used with some nouns
- a club for the over-sixties (=people who are more than 60 years old)
2.3. Mang nghĩa"phía trên"
=on, or above: used with some nouns travelling overland/on top of: used with some nouns
- travelling overland
- over-trousers (=trousers worn on top of other trousers to protect them)