(to) tell the truth
nói lên sự thật; nói thật
- (to) misrepresent the truth: nói sai sự thật
- (to) fight for the truth: Đấu tranh cho sự thật
- (to) prove the truth: chứng tỏ sự thật
- (to) hear the harsh truth: nghe những điều mà ta không muốn nghe, những sự thật đau lòng
- (to) tell inmost feelings: nói lên nỗi lòng
“To tell the truth, it works with only one person. To hide or misrepresent the truth, 10 thousand, even 100 thousand people are not enough.” – Na Son
Để nói lên sự thật thì chỉ cần 1 người nhưng để che giấu hay xuyên tạc sự thật thì 10 ngàn, thậm chí 100 ngàn người cũng không đủ.
To tell the truth, he was at the end of his resources.He did not know how to save his business.
Nói thật ! anh ấy đã gần cạn các nguồn lực rồi. Anh ấy không còn biết làm thế nào để cứu lấy công ty anh ấy nữa.
It’s the truth là gì?
- danh từ
- sự thật, lẽ phải, chân lý
- to tell the truth: nói sự thật
- the truth of science: chân lý khoa học
- the truth is that…: sự thật là…
- sự đúng đắn, sự chính xác
- there is no truth in his report: trong bản báo cáo của hắn không có gì là chính xác cả (không có gì là đúng sự thực cả)
- tính thật thà, lòng chân thật
- I can rely on his truth: tôi có thể tin vào lòng chân thật của nó
- (kỹ thuật) sự lắp đúng
- the wheel is out of truth: bánh xe lắp lệch
- sự thật, lẽ phải, chân lý
Từ điển Collocation
1 what is true
- absolute, gospel (informal),
- honest (informal),
- real She takes everything she reads in the paper as gospel truth. | full, whole It still doesn’t make sense to me?I don’t think he’s told us the whole truth.
- exact, literal | naked, plain, simple The simple truth is he’s lost his job.
- underlying | awful, bitter, cruel, dreadful, hard, harsh, horrible, horrid, painful, sad, shocking, terrible, unpalatable, unpleasant, unwelcome the shocking truth about heroin addiction among the young The sad truth is he never loved her.
- objective | empirical, historical, moral, poetic, psychological, religious, scientific, spiritual It’s a good film but contains little historical truth.
element, grain There may have been a grain of truth in what he said.
VERB + TRUTH
- know So now you know the truth. If the truth be known, I was afraid to tell anyone.
- admit, speak, tell (sb) He was reminded of his duty to speak the truth when questioned in court. I’m sure she’s telling the truth. To tell you the truth, I’m rather dreading his return.
- establish, discover, find out, get at, learn, reveal, uncover She was determined to discover the truth about her neighbours. The journalist protested that he was only trying to get at the truth.
- guess | accept, acknowledge, face (up to) | doubt The police doubt the truth of his statement.
- conceal, cover up, hide, suppress You’ve been hiding the truth from me!
TRUTH + VERB
- be, lie We are examining the matter to see where the truth lies.
- come out, emerge Towards the end of the letter the cruel truth emerged.
- dawn on sb The awful truth suddenly dawned on her.
- in ~ She laughed and chatted but was, in truth (= in fact), not having much fun.
- ~ about finding out the truth about her husband
- ~ behind What’s the truth behind all the gossip?
- ~ in There is no truth in the rumour.
- be economical with the truth (= not to tell the whole truth),
- nothing could be further from the truth I know you think she’s mean, but nothing could be further from the truth.
- the quest/search for (the) truth, a ring of truth His explanation has a ring of truth to it.
- a seeker after truth (literary) seekers after divine truth
- the truth of the matter The truth of the matter is we can’t afford to keep all the staff on.
- the truth will out (saying) (= People will find out the true facts of a situation even if you try to keep them secret.)
2 fact that is true
- basic, central, common, essential, eternal, fundamental, general, great, important, profound, simple, ultimate, universal in search of the eternal truths of life
- ancient | obvious, self-evident, undeniable We hold these truths to be self-evident …
- underlying | half, partial His evidence was a blend of smears, half truths and downright lies.
- harsh, home, painful, unpalatable, unpleasant, unwelcome It’s time we told him a few home truths about sharing a house.
- necessary | moral, philosophical, scientific, spiritual | divine
VERB + TRUTH
- establish, reveal, uncover | tell sb | accept, acknowledge, face up to
- ~ about She was forced to face up to a few unwelcome truths about her family.