IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
3. In ~ do, close to, near.
In ~ láithreach, near, close, by.
Druid ~ liom, come over closer to me.
Druid ~ chun na tine, come close in to the fire.
~ dúnta, road closed; no thoroughfare.
~ isteach air, get to close grips with him.
An rud nach ~ le duine ní chluineann sé é, we close our ears to unpleasant things.
~ le ~, toe to toe, at close quarters.
Ag ~ ar chéad bliain, punt, close on a hundred years, pounds.
~ isteach liom, press close to me.
Tá sé ag brú ar dhaichead bliain ó tharla sé, it is close on forty years since it happened.
Tá na tithe ~te ar a chéile anseo, the houses here adjoin, are set close together.
4. ~te le, beside, close to.
~ faoi airgead, stingy, close-fisted, with money.
~ a chur ar scéal, to conclude a story; to close a subject.
~ airm, body of troops in close formation.
Dá mbeadh sé ~ mo láimhe agam, if I had it close to my hand.
An ~ a chur ar rud, to bring sth. to a close.
Chuir sé (an) ~ ar an díospóireacht, he closed the debate.
Fanacht in aice na cloiche, to stay close to shore.
Gaol na g~ , close relationship, kinship.
Le ~, next to the skin; close to.
Tá ~ na siopaí, na farraige, agaibh san áit seo, you are close to the shops, to the sea, in this place.
Duine crua ~, a hard, close-fisted person.
~ dá chéile, close to each other, closely related.
Bheith i g~ áite, duine, to be near, close to, a place, a person.
~ don chathair, close to the city.
don fhírinne, close, approximating, to the truth.
Chothaigh an lao cois na bó, the calf stayed close to the cow.
Tá na báid ag ~eadh a chéile, the boats are sailing close together, level with each other.
Chuir siad an margadh i gcrích, they closed the bargain.
~ díot í, put her close to the wind.
I g~ a dhoirn, in his closed fist.
Cumhacht a chúngú, to restrict power. Do chroí, d’intinn, a chúngú, to harden one’s heart, to close one’s mind.
Suigh i n~ liom, sit close to, beside, me.
Fuinneog a dhalladh, to darken, to close up, a window.
Tá siad ag déanamh ~a ar na beanna, they are venturing (too) close to the cliffs.
De dheas, i n~, do, near, close, to.
I n~ don chéad, close to the century.
Tá siad i n~ dá chéile, they are close to each other; they are closely related.
Tá siad ~ dá chéile, they are close, closely related, to each other.
Cá ~ duit é? How close is his relationship to you?
~ isteach liom, snuggle close to me.
Iontrálacha, stoc, deiridh, closing entries, stock.
Níor dhún D~ doras riamh nár oscail Sé ceann eile, [’God never closed one door without opening another’, God never shuts out opportunity.
Tarraing, dún, i do dhiaidh é, draw, close, it after you.
Bhí siad ina dhiaidh aniar, they were following close behind him.