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EXACT MATCHES IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
teagmhaigh, v.i. (vn. -mháil). 1. Chance, happen. Theagmhaigh lá mé ag dul an treo sin, one day I happened to be going that way. Dá dteagmhódh go, if it should happen that. 2. (With ar, do, le) Meet with, encounter. Teagmháil ar dhuine, do dhuine, le duine, to meet s.o. Teagmháil leis an namhaid, to encounter the enemy. 3. (a) (With do, le) Come in contact with, strike against, touch. Theagmhaigh an bád le grinneall, the boat touched bottom. Theagmhaigh an sioc leo, they were touched by the frost. Má theagmhaíonn an roth le colbha an bhóthair, if the wheel touches the kerb. Is deacair teagmháil leis, he is very touchy. (b) (With do) Come against, affect adversely. Teagmhóidh sé duit lá éigin, it will come against you some day. Teagmhóidh duit! You’ll pay for it!
RELATED MATCHES IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
PHRASES IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
~ sé isteach sa teagmháil, he hurled himself into the fray.
~ a bheith agat le duine, to meet s.o.; to be in communication with s.o.
Ná bíodh aon ~ agat leis an diúlach sin, keep well away from that fellow.
~ gnóthaí, business intercourse.
Bhí ~ bheag againn leis an namhaid, we had a slight brush with the enemy.
Tá ~ chrua romhainn, we are faced with a stiff encounter.
Teacht slán as ~, to survive a battle.
Bhí sé san áit ba tibhe ~, he was in the thick of the fight.
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