Cách dùng từ "middle" tiếng anh

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Bên cạnh giải đáp Vì sao IELTS Writing Học Mãi vẫn 5.0?, IELTS TUTOR hướng dẫn Cách dùng từ "middle" tiếng anh

I. Dùng "middle" như adj

1. Mang nghĩa "ở giữa, trung bình"

=nearest the centre and with an equal number of people or things on each side / happening in the part between the beginning and the end of something, or between the highest and lowest point of something

IELTS TUTOR xét ví dụ:

  • The map’s in the middle drawer. the middle lane of the motorway
  • The middle section of the book deals with training a dog. 
  • Take the middle elevator. (IELTS TUTOR giải thích: Đi thang máy giữa ấy)
  • middle-income families
  • a middle-sized (= average-sized) sheepdog
  • The middle button of his uniform jacket was strained over his belly.
  •  ...the middle finger of her left hand

2. Mang nghĩa "giữa độ tuổi nào đó"

=If someone is in their middle thirties, for example, they are aged somewhere approximately between thirty-four and thirty-six.

IELTS TUTOR xét ví dụ:

  • She knew he was in his middle fifties although he looked much younger. 
  • I went on competing till I was in my middle forties
  • We approach middle age. (IELTS TUTOR giải thích: Chúng tôi gần tới tuổi trung niên)

3. Mang nghĩa "con giữa/thứ trong nhà"

IELTS TUTOR xét ví dụ:

  • The middle child in a family has equal numbers of younger and older brothers and sisters. 
  • His middle son died in a drowning accident five years back.

4. Mang nghĩa "ở giữa thái cực nào"

IELTS TUTOR xét ví dụ:

  • The middle course or way is a moderate course of action that lies between two opposite and extreme courses. 
  • He favoured a middle course between free enterprise and state intervention

II. Dùng "middle" như noun

1. "middle" là danh từ đếm được, thường ở số ít

2. Cách dùng

1. Mang nghĩa "giữa"

1.1. Về vị trí

=The middle of something is the part of it that is furthest from its edges, ends, or outside surface.


  • in the middle (of something)
  • into the middle (of something)
  • down/through the middle
  • in the middle
  • right/(slap) bang/smack in the middle of something (=exactly in the middle of something)

IELTS TUTOR xét ví dụ:

  • Howard stood in the middle of the room, sipping a cup of coffee. 
  • Hyde accelerated away from the kerb, swerving out into the middle of the street. 
  • I was in the middle of the back row. Make sure the roast potatoes aren't raw in the middle.
  • There was a large cat sitting in the middle of the road. 
  • the middle of the room (IELTS TUTOR giải thích: chỗ giữa phòng a wound)
  • in the middle of his back (IELTS TUTOR giải thích: vết thương ở giữa lưng nó)
  • Katy threw the stone into the middle of the pond. 
  • a sheet with a blue stripe down the middle
  • The cake was still frozen in the middle.
  • They’ve put a horrible statue smack in the middle of the courtyard.

1.2. Về thời gian

=The middle of an event or period of time is the part that comes after the first part and before the last part.


  • middle of
  • in the middle of something

IELTS TUTOR xét ví dụ:

  •  I woke up in the middle of the night and could hear a tapping on the window. 
  • It was now the middle of November, cold and often foggy. 
  • She was born in the middle of a rain storm.
  • the middle of the 15th century 
  • in the very middle of the night (IELTS TUTOR giải thích: đúng vào lúc nửa đêm)
  • in the middle of our century (IELTS TUTOR giải thích: vào giữa thế kỷ của chúng ta)
  • Why are you creeping about in the middle of the night? 
  • He fell asleep in the middle of the film. 

2. Mang nghĩa "chỗ thắt lưng"


IELTS TUTOR xét ví dụ:

  • Those trousers look a bit tight around your middle.
  • to be up to the middle in water (IELTS TUTOR giải thích: đứng nước ngập đến thắt lưng)
  • to seize somebody round his middle (IELTS TUTOR giải thích: ôm eo ai)

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