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EXACT MATCHES IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
cuir isteach, v.t. & i. 1. Put in. (a) Place in. Rud a chur isteach i mbosca, i do sparán, to put sth. into a box, into one’s purse. (b) Force in. An doras a chur isteach, to break in the door. (c) Lay in, store. Lón a chur isteach, to lay in provisions. An fómhar a chur isteach, to put in the harvest. (d) Instil. Grá a chur isteach ina gcroí, to instil love into their hearts. (e) Put in place, insert. An dáta a chur isteach, to fill in the date. S.a. gaol 1 (a).(f) Intervene. Focal a chur isteach (i gcomhrá), to get a word in, to intervene (in a conversation). (g) Present. Iarratas, éileamh, a chur isteach, to present an application, a claim. (h)(Of time) Pass, spend. Lá crua oibre a chur isteach, to put in a hard day’s work. Chuir sé isteach a théarma, he served his term. Sin mar a chuir mé isteach an oíche, that is how I passed the night. 2. (With ar)(a)Cur isteach ar phost, to apply for a job. (b)Cur isteach ar dhuine, to interfere with, to inconvenience, s.o.; to interrupt s.o.
PHRASES IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
Chuir sé isteach a choraintín leo, he had a hard time with them.
Tabhair ~ isteach dóibh, invite them in.
~ isteach solais, installation of light.
Is olc an ~ isteach a rinneadh air, it was badly fitted.
Ní maith leis ~ isteach (nó amach) a dhéanamh air, he doesn’t like to be interfered with.
An mhuintir a raibh ~ isteach acu ar an sliabh, those who had the right to use the mountain.
3. Cuir isteach an dó, enter the (figure) two.
Chuir sé isteach i mo ghlac é, he put it into my hand, pressed it on me.
Cuir ~ sa sparán é, put it into the purse.
Chuir sé punt ~ leis, he threw in a pound with it.
Cuir isteach an t-~ ina dhiaidh, insert the (figure) eight after it.
Chuir mé isteach ~ crua leis, I was hard put to it to defend myself against him (in fight, in argument).
Chuir sé isteach a sheal ar na báid, he did his stint on the boats.
Shiúil siad isteach gan chuireadh, they walked in uninvited.
Chuir sé isteach a théarma, he worked out his time.
Ná cuir isteach ar a thrasna é, don’t put it in crossways.
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