Vietnamese English Dictionary

Tiếng Việt - English

chặt chẽ in English:

1. closely


I became aware of being closely observed by a man sitting next to me.
They studied them closely.
The body and the mind of man are so closely bound together that whatever affects one affects the other.
In preparation for painting a portrait, my friend takes many photographs in order to study the subject closely.
to watch somebody closely
And yet the large blocks of stone are fitted together so closely that you cannot put in the point of a knife between them.
Our ancestors used animals to name the years of people's births as their lives were closely connected to these animals.
We need to study the cause and effect of the accident closely.
The 48-year-old Ryouichi Kawakatsu took over as coach at Fukuoka in June this year, but his fate is closely linked with that of 46-year-old Matsuda.
I have read your letter closely, and your situation seems very typical and foreseeable in a relationship.
Japanese consumers are watching closely the U.S. government's efforts to make Japan dismantle various restrictions on imports of foreign goods into the country.
Like it or not, we're in this together. All we can do is work as closely as if we were joined at the hip.
Budget items that received priority are education, social security and other fields that are closely related to people's lives.
What a nice flower. I want to take a look at it closely.
A megalopolis is a network of multiple closely linked metropolitan areas.

2. tight


Sit tight.
A lot of companies are going under lately because banks are so tight with their money.
Hold on tight, otherwise you will fall off.
Bodybuilding is his hobby so he has a very firm tight body with lots of muscle definition.
Insurance companies everywhere are facing hard times and have become even more tight fisted about payouts.
I fastened the box tight with a rope so that it wouldn't break up.
Monetary policy in United States has been characterized by tight credit over the months.
What're you doing? "The household books. Our finances are pretty tight so we have to do things properly."
A tight belt will interfere with circulation of the blood.
Kim is so tight, if you stuck a lump of coal up her ass, in two weeks you'd have a diamond!
Even though Mr Smith was very wealthy, he was a tight wad.
There are going to be 100 people at the meeting. It will be a tight fit.
1) If sth is tight is secure and not easily moved, tense, firm, or that it fits too closely 2) something difficult to deal with’ and ‘that allows little time or space in between things.’// 3) figurative, slang (stingy, miserly) tacaño
A skin site with minimal wrinkling and not covered by tight clothing is recommended.
A sick soul that holds on tight to anger and hate will never heal until it lets go of those demons.

3. tightly


I hugged her tightly.
She sighed and clasped her hands tightly together.
Freedom of speech was tightly restricted.
She held him tightly and never wanted to let go.
He gripped the tennis racket tightly.
I always tie my shoes tightly before I go jogging.
They embraced tightly.
The two pieces were glued tightly together.
She closed the door tightly behind her.
After filling your pipe with tobacco, tamp it down with your thumb, but don't pack it too tightly.
When Jane played horse with her father, she held on to him tightly.
In Kabaty the buildings are located tightly.
Before the horse race begins, the jockeys grip the reins tightly to restrain the impatient horses.
Bite down tightly, please.
There have been a lot of clothes lately that fit tightly and I don't like it. I prefer clothes with a loose design.