pour

/ˈpoɚ/

  • Verb
  • to cause (something) to flow in a steady stream from or into a container or place
    1. He carefully poured the water into her glass.
    2. Pour the sauce over the pasta.
    3. She poured salt into the palm of her hand and then sprinkled it over the stew.
    4. The smokestacks poured out thick clouds of black smoke.
    5. The burst pipe poured out water.
    6. The concrete foundation has been poured.
    7. She poured scorn on the plan. [=she talked about the plan in a very critical and scornful way]
  • to fill a cup or glass with a drink for someone
    1. Will you pour (out) the wine? [=will you fill everyone's glass with wine?]
    2. Pour a drink for me, please. = Pour me a drink, please.
    3. Can I pour you some lemonade?
    4. He poured [=served] himself a (cup of) coffee.
    5. Could you please pour?
  • to flow or move continuously in a steady stream
    1. Light poured [=streamed] down from the hole in the roof.
    2. Smoke poured out from the chimney.
    3. Sweat was pouring from her brow.
    4. Music pours out of the dance clubs at night.
    5. All of his pent-up emotion came pouring out.
    6. She started crying, and then the whole story of what happened came pouring out.
    7. Orders for the soap have started to pour in.
    8. Thousands of people poured into the stadium for the game.
    9. People poured out of the subway.
  • to rain heavily
    1. It poured all day.
    2. It was pouring the whole time we were there.
    3. (Brit) It is pouring (down) with rain.
  • to come down heavily
    1. The rain poured down.
    2. We had to wait for hours in the pouring rain.
  • to spend (a large amount of money, time, energy, etc.) on something
    1. She has poured thousands (of dollars) into the business.
    2. He has been pouring all his time/resources into the project.
  • to try to make peace between people who are arguing
  • to produce a lot of (something) in order to achieve something
    1. The defense poured on the pressure in the second half of the game.
    2. He really poured on the charm to get her to have dinner with him.
  • to talk about something in an emotional way that is not sincere in order to get sympathy, attention, etc.
    1. When he saw that she felt sorry for him, he really poured it on.
  • to do something in a very energetic and effective way
    1. After they took the lead in the second half, they really started to pour it on. [=they started to score a lot of points very quickly]
  • to freely express (an emotion)
    1. I listened while he poured out his anger and frustration.
    2. I'm sorry about pouring out my troubles like this.
    3. She poured out the whole story.
  • to speak very freely to someone about your private and most deeply felt emotions
    1. He'll pour his heart out to anyone who will listen.

Những từ liên quan với POUR

stream, rush, crowd, sheet, sluice, jet, gush, spill, splash, discharge, emit, spew, drain, drench, flow