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1 preposition specific locationag prep  c m ui prep  c m uat the door ag an doraswe're staying at the Strand Hotel táimid ag stopadh in Óstán na TráI was staying at my friend's bhí mé ag stopadh ag mo chara, bhí mé ag fanacht le mo charaat home sa bhaileenquire at reception cuir ceist ag an deasc fáiltithehe arrived at the house tháinig sé ag an teachshe turned left at the crossroads thiontaigh sí ar chlé ag na crosbhóithreher dog was walking at her heels bhí a madra sna sála aici 2 preposition location of arrival or residenceag prep  c m ui prep  c m uthe bus stops at the top of the road stopann an bus ag barr an bhóthairthe ship called in at Cork rinne an long stopadh i gCorcaigh, stop an long ar feadh tamaill i gCorcaighcall in at your local office buail isteach ag d'oifig áitiúil, buail isteach chuig d'oifig áitiúilshe got off the train at Belfast tháinig sí den traein i mBéal Feirstehe lives at 20 Church Street tá sé ina chónaí ag 20 Sráid na hEaglaisethe person who lives at number three an té atá ina chónaí in uimhir a trí
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3 preposition ED location of studyi prep  c m uar prep  c m uag prep  c m uat school ar scoilat college ar an gcoláisteto be at university bheith ag freastal ar an ollscoila course at the National Maternity Hospital cúrsa ag an Ospidéal Náisiúnta Máithreachais 4 preposition closeag prep  c m uI sat at the computer shuigh mé ag an ríomhairethey were standing at the window bhí siad ina seasamh ag an bhfuinneogthe prisoner appeared at the bar tháinig an príosúnach os comhair na cúirteshe warmed herself at the fire rinne sí a goradh féin ag an tine, rinne sí a goradh féin os coinne na tine 5 preposition occasionag prep  c m uwe discussed that at breakfast yesterday phléamar é sin ag an mbricfeasta inné, phléamar é sin le linn an bhricfeasta innéwho was at the wedding? cé a bhí ar an mbainis?he's at a conference in Scotland tá sé ag comhdháil in Albain, tá sé ag freastal ar chomhdháil in Albain 6 preposition stateshe feels at ease here tá sí ar a suaimhneas anseothe country was at war bhí an tír i mbun cogaidhthe two countries were at peace for 30 years bhí sé ina shíocháin idir an dá thír ar feadh 30 bliainto be at risk bheith i gcontúirtwhen she was at her best nuair a bhí sí ina neart, nuair a bhí sí i mbláth a maitheasahe's at his peak tá sé i mbarr a réimeI had to leave when the crack was at its height bhí orm imeacht nuair a bhí an chraic faoi lán seoilyou saw him when he was at his worst chonaic tú é an lá ba mheasa é 7 preposition activityare you any good at maths? an bhfuil aon mhaith ionat i mbun mata?these are the things I'm good at seo iad na rudaí a bhfuil mé go maith ina gceann, seo iad na rudaí a bhfuil mé maith ina mbun, seo iad na rudaí a bhfuil mé go maith acushe's good at languages tá sí go maith ag na teangachato be good at playing hockey bheith maith ag imirt haca, bheith go maith ag imirt hacato be good at fishing lámh mhaith a bheith agat ar an iascaireachthe excels at cooking tá sé ar fheabhas ag cócaireacht, scoth cócaire atá annI failed at it sháraigh sé orm, chinn sé orm 8 preposition precise timeag prep  c m uar prep  c m ushe'll be here at 6 o'clock beidh sí anseo ag a 6 a chlog, beidh sí anseo ar a 6 a chlogat midnight ag an meán oíche, ag meán oíchehe appeared at ten exactly nocht sé ar bhuille an deich 9 preposition general reference to a particular timeat present faoi láthairat the moment i láthair na huaire, san am i láthairat the time san am, ag an amat that time an uair úd, an tráth údat this time of the day ag an am seo den lá, ag an tráth seo den láat the beginning of the century ag tús na haoise, i dtús na haoise 10 preposition particular periodat night san oíche, istoícheit happened at night tharla sé san oíche, tharla sé le linn na hoícheat the end of the week ag deireadh na seachtainehe comes home at weekends tagann sé abhaile ag an deireadh seachtaineat Christmas faoi Nollaig, um Nollaig 11 preposition age, time of lifehe came here at the age of eight tháinig sé anseo agus é ocht mbliana d'aoisat our time of life san aois ina bhfuilimid 12 preposition responseto laugh at yourself gáire a dhéanamh fút féinthere's nothing to laugh at! ní haon ábhar gáire é!, níl dada greannmhar fá dtaobh de!to be angry at sb fearg a bheith ort le duinehe was annoyed at being disturbed bhí sé míshásta ar an ábhar gur cuireadh isteach air, bhí sé míshásta gur cuireadh isteach airshe was surprised at it bhí ionadh uirthi faoi, bhí iontas uirthi mar gheall airat his own request ar a iarratas féin 13 preposition leveltickets are on sale at €40 each tá ticéid ar díol ar €40 an ceannunemployment is at 25% tá an ráta dífhostaíochta ag 25%we clinched the deal at €500,000 rinneamar an margadh ag €500,000at a higher rate ar ráta níos airdeit'll melt at a very high temperature leáfaidh sé ag teocht an-ardat full speed ar lánluas, faoi lánsiúlshe was driving at 125 km an hour bhí sí ag tiomáint ag 125 km san uairif things continue to improve at the present rate má leanann cúrsaí ag feabhsú faoi mar atá siad faoi láthair 14 preposition precise directionto look at sth breathnú ar rudto stare at sb stánadh ar dhuineshe smiled at him rinne sí gáire leisto shoot at sb scaoileadh le duineto aim at sth díriú ar rud 15 preposition imprecise directionhe hit out at her thug sé iarraidh í a bhualadhto lunge at sb fogha a thabhairt faoi dhuineto paw at sth crúbáil ar rud, rud a chrúbáilshe struck at his shoulder tharraing sí buille ar a ghualainn 16 preposition contactar prep  c m uhe knocked at the window bhuail sé ar an bhfuinneog, chnag sé ar an bhfuinneogto bang at the door bualadh ar an doras, tailm a bhualadh ar an doras 17 preposition meansat gunpoint faoi dhíriú gunna 18 preposition (US) TELECOMar prep  c m uag prep  c m uwe can be contacted at 7476996 is féidir teagmháil a dhéanamh linn ag 7476996
phrases

at all

1 in any wayar chor ar bithin aon chorhe didn't mention that at all níor luaigh sé sin ar chor ar bith, níor luaigh sé é sin in aon chorI don't know anything at all about computers níl a fhios agam dada ar chor ar bith faoi ríomhairíwas it at all effective? an raibh aon éifeacht leis?, an raibh maith ar bith leis?I'm too tired, even if I were at all tempted tá mé róthuirseach, fiú amháin dá mbeadh cathú orm; tá mé róthuirseach, dá mbeadh cathú féin orm 2 end of sentencear chor ar bithin aon chorwhat happened to her at all? cad é faoin spéir a tháinig uirthi sin?, céard faoi Dhia a tharla dise?

at all at all

humorous they're not to be found at all at all níl teacht orthu dubh bán ná riabhachshe's not like you at all at all níl sí cosúil leat ar aon dóigh de na dóigheanna, níl aon dealramh in aon chor aici leatyou're not allowed to do that at all at all níl cead agat é sin a dhéanamh ar chuntar ar bith ar domhan

at that

informalchomh maithlena chois sinar a bharr sinand he was late at that agus bhí sé deireanach chomh maith, agus bhí sé mall lena chois sin

at the hands of sb

the process has suffered badly at their hands tá dochar mór déanta don phróiseas acuCork suffered a heavy defeat at the hands of Kerry thug Ciarraí greadadh do Chorcaigh

to be at sb

1 badgeringduine a chráshe's at him to take her on holidays tá sí á chrá chun í a thabhairt ar laethanta saoireyou're always at him! bíonn tú i gcónaí ag gabháil dó!, bíonn tú i gcónaí ar a dhroim! 2 annoyinghis knee is at him tonight tá a ghlúin ag cur as dó anocht, tá a ghlúin ag cur air anocht

to be at it

1 informal doing sth unpleasantthey were at it again bhí siad ar obair arís, bhí siad ar a seanphort arís 2 informal (also

to be hard at it

) working hardthey're still hard at it tá siad sáite san obair go fóill

to be at sth

what are you at? cad é atá tú a dhéanamh?, cad atá ar siúl agat?she's at her work tá sí i mbun a cuid oibre

while sb is at it

informalI brushed the floor while I was at it scuab mé an t-urlár fad is a bhí mé ag gabháil dó, scuab mé an t-urlár ó tharla mé ina cheann

to not be at yourself

informal she's not at herself today níl sí aici féin inniu, níl sí ar fónamh inniu

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