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apart

adverb
adjective
phrases
adverb
1 adverb with a space betweenscartha  c m uó chéile  c m ushe kept them apart choimeád sí ó chéile iad, choinnigh sí scartha iadhe had his knees apart bhí a ghlúine scarthakeep them 5 cm apart coimeád 5 cm ó chéile iad, coinnigh 5 cm eatarthu 2 adverb at a distancei leataobh  c m ushe stood apart sheas sí i leataobhthe house was set apart from the street bhí an teach scoite amach ón tsráid
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3 adverb with particular time interval betweenelections are held five years apart bíonn toghcháin ann gach cúig blianait was held in stages, several months apart eagraíodh é ina chéimeanna agus cúpla mí eatarthu 4 adverb into separate piecesas a chéile  c m uó chéile  c m uto tear sth apart rud a stróiceadh as a chéile, rud a shracadh as a chéilehe took the computer apart bhain sé an ríomhaire as a chéile, thóg sé an ríomhaire ó chéileit fell apart thit sé as a chéile, thit sé ó chéilethe doll came apart thit an bhábóg as a chéile, tháinig an bhábóg ó chéile 5 adverb without considering/includingthe rain apart, it was a nice day seachas an bháisteach, bhí lá maith ann; ach ab é an fhearthainn, bhí lá maith ann; murach an bháisteach, bhí an lá go maith 6 adverb so that two things separateó chéile  c m uwe pulled the dogs apart tharraingíomar na madraí ó chéile 7 adverb (of couple) not togethermy parents live apart níl cónaí ar mo thuismitheoirí le chéile, ní chónaíonn mo thuismitheoirí in éindíthey were apart for a year bhí siad scartha ar feadh bliana, ní raibh siad le chéile ar feadh bliana, ní raibh siad in éindí ar feadh bliana 8 adverb differenttheir views are very far apart tá tuairimí an-éagsúil acu, is mór idir na tuairimí atá acu 9 adverb separatescartha  c m uthe cooked meat must be kept apart caithfear an fheoil chócaráilte a choinneáil scartha, is gá an fheoil chócaráilte a choimeád in áit ar leith
adjective
10 adjective unlike othersann féin  c m uar leith  c m uit's a place apart áit ann féin éthey're a breed apart is daoine iontu féin iad, dream ar leith iadshe's a woman apart bean ar leith í, bean inti féin í
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apart from

1 preposition except forseachascé is moite dediomaite detaobh amuigh deapart from Paris this is my favourite city seachas Páras is í seo an chathair is fearr liom, taobh amuigh de Pháras is í seo an chathair is fearr liomit's empty apart from that tá sé folamh seachas sin, tá sé folamh cé is moite de sinhe's fine, apart from a headache tá sé go breá, seachas go bhfuil tinneas cinn air; tá sé togha, cé is moite de thinneas cinn 2 preposition in addition toapart from being quick, she's strong too ní hamháin go bhfuil sí tapa ach tá sí láidir chomh maith, chomh maith le bheith tapa tá sí láidir freisin, le hais bheith tapa tá sí láidir freisinapart from his basic pay he also earns overtime sa bhreis ar a bhunphá tuilleann sé pá ragoibre freisin

to be poles apart

(also

to be worlds apart

) a wedding in Ireland and a wedding in Africa are worlds apart is mór idir bainis in Éirinn agus bainis san Afraic

to grow apart

(also

to drift apart

) the couple drifted apart thosaigh an lánúin ag dul ina mbealach féin, chuaigh an lánúin i bhfán ar a chéile

joking apart

le bheith dáiríre faoileis an ngreann a fhágáil i leataobhjoking apart, I hope we do it le bheith dáiríre faoi, tá súil agam go ndéanfaimid é

to set sb/sth apart (from sth)

his wealth set him apart from his friends rinne a shaibhreas deighilt idir é agus a chairdethe flavour sets it apart from other vegetables is é an blas an difear is mó idir é agus glasraí eile

to tell sb/sth and sb/sth apart

it's hard to tell Seán and Marcas apart tá sé deacair Seán agus Marcas a aithint thar a chéile, tá sé deacair Seán agus Marcas a aithint óna chéile

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