odds và endsAn assortment of small, miscellaneous items, especially those that are not especially important or valuable.
Bạn đang xem: Odds and ends nghĩa là gìI can never find what I need amongst all the odds và ends in this drawer! I wish the house weren"t so cluttered up with odds and ends.See also: &, kết thúc, odds
odds and endsmiscellaneous things. There were lots of odds and ends in the attic, but nothing of real value. I had the whole house cleaned out except for a few odds & ends that you might want to lớn keep.See also: &, end, odds
odds & endsMiscellaneous items, fragments and remnants, as in I"ve sầu finished putting everything away, except for a few odds và ends. This expression may have originated as odd ends in the mid-1500s, meaning "short leftovers of some material" (such as lumber or cloth). It had acquired its present khung & meaning by the mid-1700s. See also: và, end, odds
odds & endsmiscellaneous articles and remnants.
odds and ˈends(British English also odds & ˈsods) (informal) small items that are not valuable or are not part of a larger set: She’s got all kinds of interesting odds và ends on her desk. ♢ I’ve got a few odds & ends (= small jobs) khổng lồ vày before leaving.See also: and, kết thúc, odds
odds & endsFragments & remnants; a miscellaneous collection. This term may have originated as odd ends, meaning short leftovers from bolts of cloth. It was transferred khổng lồ miscellany of other kinds by the mid-sixteenth century, and by the mid-eighteenth century it had become the modern cliché.See also: &, over, oddsSee also:
odds & endsvarious items We made games for the children from odds và ends from around the house.
odds & ends|ends|oddsn. phr. Miscellaneous items; remnants. After the great annual clearance sale there were only a few odds và ends left in the store.
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