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ambush

1 noun MILluíochán masc1to lay an ambush luíochán a dhéanamhshe was shot in a roadside ambush scaoileadh í i luíochán ar thaobh an bhóthair 2 verb MIL attack TRANSITIVEluíochán a dhéanamh arluíochán a dhéanamh roimhthey ambushed her on her way home rinne siad luíochán uirthi ar a bealach abhaile 3 verb take by surprise TRANSITIVEtar aniar aduaidh arthe government was ambushed by the news tháinig an scéal aniar aduaidh ar an rialtas
phrases

to lie in ambush

(also

to wait in ambush

) MILbheith ag fanacht le luíochán a dhéanamhthey lay in ambush for him bhí siad ag fanacht le luíochán a dhéanamh air