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Focail chosúla: bleid · leaid · led · lid · bléid
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ABAIRTÍ IN ENGLISH—IRISH DICTIONARY
To take up one's cue, freagairt don leid.
To follow up a clue, leanúntas a chur ar leid; leid a leanúint.
Glimpse of a subject, leid f, léargas m, ar ábhar.
To give, to drop, s.o. a hint, leid, nod a thabhairt do dhuine.
He let fall a hint . . ., thug sé an leid uaidh go . . .
He knows how to take a hint, is leor leid dó.
To hint to s.o. that..., leid a thabhairt do dhuine go ...
He gave not the slightest indication that such was his desire, níor thug sé leid dá laghad uaidh gurb shin é ba mhian leis.
To give s.o. an inkling of sth., leid a thabhairt do dhuine faoi rud.
He didn't get the least inkling of it, ní bhfuair sé leid dá laghad faoi.
U.S: To give s.o. a line on sth., leid f a thabhairt do dhuine faoi rud.
F: Who put you on to it? cé thug an leid duit?
He was throwing out insinuations, bhí gach re leid aige.
To give the wink to s.o., F: to tip s.o. the wink, leid a thabhairt do dhuine.
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