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EXACT MATCHES IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
cuir siar, v.t. 1. Put back. (a) Move back. ~ siar ó imeall an bhoird é, set it back from the edge of the table. (b) Postpone. Cruinniú a chur siar, to postpone a meeting. (c) Retard. Chuir sé siar ó mo chuid oibre mé, it set me back from my work. ~ siar an clog, put the clock back. 2. (With ar) Force upon. Bia, deoch, purgóid, a chur siar ar dhuine, to force food, drink, medicine, on s.o. Ná bí ag iarraidh do thuairimí a chur siar orm, don’t try to impose your opinions on me.
PHRASES IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
Chuir sé fad siar as a theach, he extended his house towards the back.
10. ~ siar, drawback; postponement.
Is fada siar an rud a chuirfeadh D~ aniar, nothing is impossible in the sight of God.
Cuir siar chun eireabaill é, put it back towards the end.
Is mór an cur ~ orainn é, it is a great set-back for us.
Cuireadh ~ an cruinniú, the meeting was postponed.
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