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across

preposition
adverb
adjective
phrases
preposition
1 preposition moving from one side to the other of sthtrasna prep  c m uthar prep  c m uwe went across the river chuamar trasna na habhannthey fled across the mountains theith siad thar na sléibhtethey travel back and forth across the border bíonn siad ag dul anonn agus anall thar an teorannhe brought his soldiers across the sea with him thug sé a chuid saighdiúirí trasna na farraige leis, thug sé a chuid saighdiúirí thar farraige leisshe ran across the street rith sí trasna na sráidehe hitched all across Europe thaistil sé ar fud na hEorpa ar an ordógshe jumped right across the gap léim sí cruinn díreach trasna na bearnathey rowed all the way across the Atlantic rámhaigh siad an tslí ar fad trasna an Atlantaighthe path leads across the garden téann an cosán trasna an ghairdínhis pen travelled quickly across the page bhog a pheann go tapa trasna an leathanaigh 2 preposition coveringtrasna prep  c m uthar prep  c m uar fud  c m uher makeup was smeared across her face bhí a smideadh smeartha ar fud a haghaidhepaint was splashed across the wall bhí péint steallta trasna ar an mballait spread right across the floor leath sé ar fud an urláir
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3 preposition towards the other side of sthtrasna  c m uhe gazed across the valley d'fhéach sé trasna an ghleannashe turned and faced across the street chas sí agus d'fhéach trasna na sráideyou could see across the lake bhí radharc ar an taobh thall den loch, d'fhéadfá taobh eile an locha a fheiceáilshe shouted across the room at him bhéic sí trasna an tseomra airhe winked across the table at her sméid sé trasna an bhoird uirthi 4 preposition in position from one side to the other of sthtrasna prep  c m uthar prep  c m uthere's a bridge across the stream tá droichead thar an sruthán, tá droichead trasna an tsrutháinmy coat was thrown across the chair bhí mo chóta caite ar an gcathaoirit left a mark right across his face d'fhág sé marc díreach trasna a aghaidhe 5 preposition coming from either side of and meetingtrasna prep  c m uthar prep  c m utheir eyes met across a room tháinig a súile le chéile ó dhá thaobh an tseomrathey were goading each other across the table bhí siad ag piocadh ar a chéile gach aon taobh den bhordwe were throwing water across the yard at each other bhíomar ag caitheamh uisce trasna an chlóis ar a chéile 6 preposition in many places all over (world, country etc) ar fud  c m umórthimpeall  c m uit's popular right across the world tá móréileamh air ar fud na cruinne go léirthey have offices right across the country tá oifigí acu ar fud na tíre, tá oifigí acu mórthimpeall na tírepubs are closing across Ireland tá pubanna ag dúnadh ar fud na hÉireann 7 preposition throughout all of (range, spectrum etc)thar prep  c m uthey're making improvements across all areas of the curriculum tá feabhsuithe á ndéanamh acu i ngach réimse den churaclamchildren, across all ages, like it is maith le leanaí de gach aois é 8 preposition throughout (years, period etc)síos trí  c m uthar prep  c m utechniques have improved across the ages tá teicnící tar éis feabhsú go mór síos trí na blianta, tá teicnící feabhsaithe go mór le himeacht na mblianta 9 preposition in position on the opposite side of sthtrasna  c m uar an taobh thall dethe person across the room was Pádraig Pádraig an duine a bhí ar an taobh thall den seomrathe doctor who lived across the road came tháinig an dochtúir a chónaigh trasna an bhóthair 10 preposition measuring from one side to the other of sthar leithead  c m utrasna  c m uit's one and a half metres across the base tá an bonn méadar go leith ar leithead, tá an bonn méadar go leith trasna
adverb
11 adverb moving from one side to the othertrasna  c m uanonn  c m usall  c m uwe walked across to the well shiúlamar anonn go dtí an tobar, shiúlamar sall go dtí an tobarthey went across to Scotland looking for work chuaigh siad anonn go hAlbain ar thóir oibreshe went across to the far side of the room chuaigh sí anonn go dtí an taobh eile den seomrahe moved across into management last year bhog sé trasna go dtí an bhainistíocht anuraidhshe ran across from the shop rith sí trasna ón siopa, rith sí anall ón siopa 12 adverb towards the other sidetrasna  c m uanonn  c m usall  c m uhe looked across and saw it d'fhéach sé anonn agus chonaic sé éone of them called across to us bhéic duine acu trasna chugainn, bhéic duine acu sall chugainnshe stared across at him stán sí trasna airhe pointed right across at us dhírigh sé a mhéar díreach trasna orainn 13 adverb in position from one side to the othertrasna  c m uthere's a blanket draped across the door tá blaincéad crochta trasna an dorais 14 adverb opposite, on the other sidetrasna  c m uos comhair  c m uos coinne  c m uI'm building one across from my house tá ceann á thógáil trasna ó mo theach agam, tá ceann á thógáil os comhair mo thí agamit's right across from the beach tá sé díreach os coinne na trá, tá sé díreach ar aghaidh na trá amachhe sat across from me shuigh sé os mo chomhair, shuigh sé ar m'aghaidh amachthings were easier across in Britain bhí rudaí níos fusa thall sa Bhreatain 15 adverb measuring from one side to the otherar leithead  c m utrasna  c m uit measures three metres across tá sé trí mhéadar ar leithead
adjective
16 adjective in crosswordstrasna  c m udo you know what 14 across is? an bhfuil a fhios agat cad é 14 trasna?
phrases

from across

1 from other side ofón taobh eile deshe called out to me from across the room ghlaoigh sí orm ón taobh eile den seomrayour man from across the town owns it is le mo dhuine ón taobh eile den bhaile é 2 from all parts of it's a magnet to visitors from across the world téann daoine as gach cearn den domhan ann, meallann sé daoine ó na ceithre hairdepeople from across the community are helping tá daoine ó gach taobh den phobal ag cabhrú, tá daoine ón bpobal go léir ag cuidiúprojects from across the sciences are on show tá tionscadail ó gach réimse den eolaíocht ar taispeáint 3 from all times duringthere are objects there from across the ages tá rudaí ansin ó gach ré, tá rudaí ansin ó gach aois

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