(to) give clue to s.th
cung cấp manh mối (về cái gì đó, liên quan đến cái gì đó)
The prisoner refused to give his name or any clue to his identity.
Tên tù nhân đã từ chối cung cấp tên của hắn hoặc bất kỳ manh mối nào để xác minh danh tính của hắn.
Clue là gì
- Đầu mối; manh mối
to look for clues
- lần đầu mối
- Dòng tư tưởng; mạch câu chuyện
Các từ liên quan
Từ đồng nghĩa
cue , dead giveaway * , hot lead , indication , inkling , intimation , key , lead , mark , notion , pointer , print , proof , sign , solution , suggestion , suspicion , telltale , tip , tip-off , trace , track , wind , scent , characteristic , clew , criterion , giveaway , hint , implication , innuendo , landmark , signal , symptom
acquaint , advise , apprise , fill in , give the lowdown , give the skinny on , hint , indicate , inform , intimate , lead to , leave evidence , leave trace , leave tracks , notify , point to , post , suggest , tell , warn , wise up , answer , evidence , fingerprint , guide , idea , inkling , innuendo , intimation , key , lead , sign , suggestion , telltale , tip , trace
Từ trái nghĩa
hide , keep secret
Các ví dụ về Clue
A: I haven’t heard this phrase often. However, I believe it means that the clue was very revealing and helpful in solving a mystery.
For example, a “key” will help unlock a mysterious box buried in your closet. If a clue is a “key”, it is the next step to unlocking the truth.
A: To not know
I don’t have a clue why she came. = I don’t know why she came.
Do you know why?
Not a clue.
Do you know why?
I don’t know.
Câu ví dụ sử dụng “Clue”
A: “You don’t have a clue about how much I have sacrificed for you!
I bet you don’t have a clue about what I’m going to say
I have no clue where I will go to college”
You don’t have a clue=You don’t know anything
A: It can mean you don’t know a particular piece of information.
A: “Do you know what time the bus arrives?”
B: “I have no clue.”
Saying someone “is clueless” can mean you’re implying they are stupid.
A: Brittany doesn’t know how to do laundry or wash dishes, she is so clueless!”
A: “I tried to ask him what he likes to do. His responses were thin but telling.”
“Her feedback on my paper was thin but telling.”
Thin but telling means something is small or plain but tells you a lot of information.
For example, If someone asked what I’m interested in and I said “marine biology”. That’s a very short (thin) answer but it tells you a lot about me. You can assume from that answer that if I like marine biology that I also like animals, the ocean, and science.
clue = a piece of evidence that helps solve a mystery or a crime; information that someone needsThe trumpet player waited for the cue from the conductor. = the trumpet player waited for the conductor to give him a signal to begin
Sue hinted that it was time to leave, and I followed her cue. = I did what Sue indicatedDetectives combed the crime scene looking for clues. = they searched for information that would help them solve the crime
When you come across an unfamiliar English word, you should look at the surrounding words for clues to its meaning. = you should look for information in the rest of the sentence