Vietnamese English Dictionary

Tiếng Việt - English

cay đắng in English:

1. bitter

bitter cholocate
Bitter medicine will not necessarily do you good.
I suffered through all sours but didn't find bitter than needing people.
Oh, mother, said the housewife, breaking into bitter tears.
His bitter words still rankle in my mind.
The position held by the enemy is so important they will fight to the bitter end to hold it.
Years of resistance to misfortune ended when the settlers' village was overcome by the savages and their hopes and lives came to the bitter end.
So, well, it's a bitter decision for the student council to make as well. Give 'em a break.
This was a painful experience and Mohandas felt angry and bitter with himself, as well as with British officer
Bolivian authorities accused the president of a mining federation and two of his top officials of the killing of deputy interior minister Rodolfo Illanes amid a bitter strike
As the fruit ripens, the flesh (rind) becomes tougher, more bitter, and too
We sometimes bitterly regret that we said something/ we bought something that broke quickly.
Anyone who really wishes to apply themselves to the freedom of mankind must have the courage to face the truth, regardless how bitter it may be.

2. bitterness

She no longer felt bitterness for what had happened to her.
Her bitterness towards her neighbour has intensified over the years
You're a desperate woman consumed by greed and bitterness.
Let us not seek to satisfy our thirst for freedom by drinking from the cup of bitterness and hatred.
Today young people find themselves, through no fault of their own, living in a world torn by international bitterness and the threat of nuclear destruction.
There was a savour of bitterness in his voice.
Even now, many years after the cold war, there is still much bitterness between Germans and Russian, especially in areas which were occupied by the Soviet Union.
Don't call sweet that which gives rise to bitterness.