STRIKING WORDS

contender (noun)  ယွဥ္ၿပိဳင္သူ၊ ၿပဳိင္ပြဲ၀င္သူ

Now aged 42, he is no longer considered a serious contender for the title.

 

content  (adjective) - ေရာင့္ရဲတင္းတိမ္ ေပ်ာ္ရႊင္ေက်နပ္ေသာ

He seems fairly content with (his) life.

            They're content to socialize with a very small circle of people.

Contentious (adjective) - အျငင္းပြား ဖြယ္ရာျဖစ္ေသာ

a contentious decision/policy/issue/subject

            She has some rather contentious views on education.

 

Contestant (noun) - ယွဥ္ၿပိဳင္သူ၊ ၿပဳိင္ပြဲ ၀င္သူ

In tonight's quiz, our contestants have come from all over the country.

 

Contingency (noun) - ျဖစ္လာႏိုင္သည့္ အခက္အခဲ၊ အေျပာင္းအလဲ

You must be able to deal with all possible contingencies.

            Have you made any contingency plans?

 

Continuum (noun)          - ေ၀ဖန္ပိုင္းျခား ရန္ခက္ခဲသည့္ တစ္စတစ္စ ဆက္တိုက္ေျပာင္း လဲမႈျဖစ္စဥ္

It's not 'left-wing or right-wing' - political opinion is a long continuum.

 

Contraband (noun) - ႏိုင္ငံတစ္ခုအတြင္း သို႔ ။ မွ တင္သြင္း ။ တင္ပို႔သည့္ေမွာင္ခုိကုန္ ပစၥည္း

The lorry contained thousands of pounds worth of contraband.

 

Contraceptive (noun) - သေႏၶတားေဆး၊ ကိရိယာ

The clinic provides a free supply of contraceptives on request.

 

Contrast (noun) - သိသာသည့္ ကြာဟျခားနားခ်က္

I like the contrast of the white trousers with the black jacket.

            The antique furnishing provides an unusual contrast to the modernity of the building.

            There's a marked contrast between his character and hers.

            Their economy has expanded enormously, while ours, by/in contrast, has declined.

            The amount spent on defence is in stark/sharp (= in very noticeable) contrast to that spent on housing and health.

            I love his use of contrast (= strong differences between light and darkness) in his later photographs.

 

Contravene (verb) - တရားဥပေဒမဲ႔ ျပဳမူေဆာင္ရြက္သည္၊ စည္းမ်ဥ္းဥပေဒ ခ်ဴိးေဖာက္သည္။

This contravenes the Race Relations Act.

 

Contribute (verb) - ရည္ရြယ္ခ်က္တစ္ခုအတြက္ အလွဴေငြထည့္၀င္သည္။ ေဆာင္းပါး ေရးသားေပးပို႔သည္။

Aren't you going to contribute towards Jack's leaving present?

            Come to the meeting if you feel you have something to contribute.

            Her family have contributed £50, 000 to the book:

            She contributes to several magazines.

 

contributory negligence (noun) - ထိခိုက္ဒဏ္ရာရမႈတစ္ခုတြင္  ထိခိုက္အနာတရခံရသူ ကိုယ္တိုင္တစ္စိတ္တစ္ေဒသအားျဖင့္ တာ၀န္မကင္းျခင္း

corner shop (noun) - လမ္းေဒါင့္က သာမန္ကုန္စုံဆုိင္ေလး

corny (adjective) - ဖန္တစ္ရာေတေနေသာ၊ ဆြဲေဆာင္မႈမရွိေသာ၊ ဆန္းသစ္မႈမရွိေသာ (ဟာသျပက္လုံး၊ ၀တၳဳဇာတ္လမ္း၊ ႐ုပ္ရွင္ )

corny jokes

            I couldn't watch the whole movie - it was just too corny.

 

corporate image (noun) - ကုမၸဏီ၏ ဂုဏ္သိကၡာ၊ အဆင့္အတန္း

the way in which a company is seen and understood by people in general

 

corporation tax   (noun) -  စီးပြားေရးလုပ္ငန္းမ်ား ေပးေဆာင္ရေသာ အျမတ္ခြန္

tax paid by businesses on their profit

 

the corridors of power (noun) - အေရး ႀကီးသည့္ ဆုံးျဖတ္ခ်က္မ်ား ခ်မွတ္ျပဳလုပ္ရာ အစိုးရအဖြဲ႔၏ အေပၚပိုင္းအဆင့္မ်ား

 

cost – effective (adjective ) -  ကုန္ရက်ဳိး နပ္ေသာ၊ ကုန္က်စရိတ္ သက္သာထိုက္တန္ေသာ

It wouldn't be cost-effective to buy an expensive new computer when all you want to do is word processing.

 

cost price (noun) - ပစၥည္းတစ္ခု၏ အျမတ္မတင္ရေသးေသာ မူလထုတ္လုပ္မႈ ကုန္က်စရိတ္ေစ်းရင္း

We were able to buy the furniture from a friend at cost price.

 

costume drama  (noun) -   အတိတ္ေခတ္ ကာလအေၾကာင္း ႐ုပ္ျမင္သံၾကား၊ ႐ုပ္ရွင္ဇာတ္လမ္း

costume jewellery (noun) - အဖိုးတန္သည္ ထင္ရသည့္ အေပါစားရတနာပစၥည္း

couch potato (noun) - အားအားေန ႐ုပ္ျမင္သံၾကားဘဲ  တစ္ေနကုန္ ထိုင္ၾကည့္ အိပ္ၾကည့္ ေနတတ္ေသာသူ

counterfeit (adjective) - တရားမ၀င္ အသုံးျပဳရန္ အစစ္ကဲ့သို႔ ဖန္တီးျပဳလုပ္ထားေသာ၊ အတုအပျဖစ္ေသာ

counterfeit jewellery/passports/coins

 

counterproductive (adjective) - ခုတ္ရာတျခားရွရာတစ္ျခားျဖစ္ေသာ၊ ရည္ရြယ္ခ်က္ႏွင့္ ဆန္႔က်င္ျဖစ္ေပၚေသာ

Improved safety measures in cars can be counterproductive as they encourage people to drive faster.

 

Courtesan (noun) -  အေရးႀကီး ပုဂၢိဳလ္မ်ား၊ သူေဌးမ်ား၏ အဆင့္ျမင့္ေပ်ာ္ေတာ္ဆက္

cover charge (noun) - ညကလပ္ အစားအေသာက္၊ ၀န္ေဆာင္မႈ၊ ေဖ်ာ္ေျဖမႈအပုိေၾကး

cover story (noun) - မဂၢဇင္းမ်က္ႏွာဖုံးပါသတင္း၊ ေဆာင္းပါး

covet (verb) - သူတစ္ပါးပုိင္ဆုိင္မႈကို အငမ္းမရ လိုခ်င္တပ္မက္သည္။

She always coveted power but never quite achieved it.

            The Booker Prize is the most coveted British literary award.

crafty (adjective) - လိမ္မာေကာက္က်စ္ေသာ

I've had a crafty idea for getting round the regulations.

            She was a crafty old woman.

crash barrier (noun) -  လမ္းမႀကီးမ်ား၏ေဘးႏွင့္ အလယ္ေခါင္တြင္ အႏၲရာယ္မျဖစ္ေစရန္ကာထားေသာ ေတာင့္တင္းခိုင္မာသည့္ အကာအရံ၊ ျခံစည္း႐ိုး

crash course (noun) - အျမန္႐ိုက္သြင္းသည့္ အေျခခံသင္တန္း၊ သင္ခန္းစာ

I did/took a crash course in French before my trip to Paris.

 

the dark ages plural (noun) - ယုံၾကည္ခ်က္အေတြးအေခၚ အေမွာင္လႊမ္းေသာ ေခတ္

This repressive law takes gay rights back to the dark ages.

 

dark horse (noun) -        ၁။ လူမသိသူမသိ၊ မထင္မရွားေသာ္လည္း အရည္အခ်င္းရွိေသာသူ၊ ရြက္ပုန္းသီး

၂။ မထင္ဘဲအႏိုင္ရသည့္ျမင္း၊ ႏိုင္ငံေရး သမား

Anna's such a dark horse - I had no idea she'd published a novel.

 

daylight robbery (noun) -   မတန္မရာေစ်း ေတာင္းဆိုျခင္း

£4 for an orange juice?

That's just daylight robbery

 

day-to-day        (adjective) - ေန႔စဥ္ျဖစ္ ေနက်ျဖစ္ေသာ၊ လုပ္႐ိုးလုပ္စဥ္ျဖစ္ေသာ

day-to-day problems/responsibilities

 

day trip (noun) - ေန႔ခ်င္းျပန္ခရီး

Do you fancy coming on a day trip to Bath next Saturday.

 

Dazzle (verb)- စူးရွေသာအလင္းေရာင္ ေၾကာင့္ ေခတၱမ်က္စိက်ိန္းသည္။

I was dazzled by the sunlight.

 

Dazzling (adjective)- အလြန္ ဆြဲေဆာင္မႈရွိေသာ၊ စိတ္လႈပ္ဖြယ္ေကာင္းေသာ

dazzling good looks

            a dazzling smile

            a dazzling performance/display

၀န္ခံခ်က္ - Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary မွ  မိမိ၏စိတ္ႀကိဳက္  စကားလုံးမ်ား ျဖစ္ပါသည္။ အမွားအယြင္း၊ လိုအပ္ခ်က္မွန္သမွ်သည္ စာေရးသူ၏ အားနည္းခ်က္သက္သက္သာ ျဖစ္ပါသည္။ ဆက္လက္တင္ျပပါဦးမည္။