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belt

noun
verb
phrases
noun
1 noun to hold up clothes, accessories, etccrios masc3  c m ubeilt fem2  c m uto fasten a belt crios a cheangalto tighten a belt crios a theannadhhe was wearing a leather belt bhí crios leathair air, bhí crios leathair á chaitheamh aigetool belt crios uirlisíbelt buckle búcla beilte, búcla creasa 2 noun IND, AUTO continuous moving stripcrios masc3  c m ubeilt fem2  c m u
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3 noun AUTO security strap in car etccrios masc3  c m ubeilt fem2  c m uthree-point belt crios trí phointe 4 noun SPOR in martial artscrios masc3  c m ubeilt fem2  c m ushe's a black belt in judo tá crios dubh aici sa júdó 5 noun BOX boxing titlecrios masc3  c m ubeilt fem2  c m uworld championship belt crios chraobh an domhain 6 noun strap for punishmentleathar masc1  c m ucrios masc3  c m uto give sb the belt an leathar a thabhairt do dhuine, an tslat a thabhairt do dhuine, duine a bhualadh leis an gcrios 7 noun informal hard blow buille masc4  c m uflíp fem2  c m uhe gave me a belt with the brush thug sé buille den scuab dom 8 noun zone of landcrios masc3  c m uagricultural belt crios talmhaíochtacotton belt crios an chadáisbelt of land stráice talaimh 9 noun line or chaincrios masc3  c m usraith fem2  c m ubelt of mountains sliabhraon, crios sléibhte 10 noun ASTRON of stars etccrios masc3  c m uBelt of Orion Crios Oiríon 11 noun MET of weather featurecrios masc3  c m ubelt of low pressure crios lagbhrú 12 noun informal draught, gulpbolgam masc1taoscán masc1  c m u
verb
13 verb fasten or be fastened with belt
INTRANSITIVEthis coat belts at the waist tá crios faoi mo choim ar an gcóta seoshe'd prefer a coat that belts at the waist b'fhearr léi cóta a bhfuil crios ag a coim air
TRANSITIVEshe belted her raincoat cheangail sí crios a cóta báistí
14 verb punish (sb) with strap TRANSITIVEan leathar a thabhairt dobuail leis an leathar 15 verb informal hit (sb) hard TRANSITIVEbuille a thabhairt dohe belted her one over the head thug sé buille sa chloigeann di, thug sé flíp sa cheann dishe belted him on the side of the head thug sí cluasóg mhaith dó 16 verb SPOR, informal kick or hit (sth) hard TRANSITIVElasc verb  c m uhe belted three goals past them lasc sé trí chúl isteach orthu 17 verb informal move fast INTRANSITIVElasc verb  c m uimigh sna firmimintíimigh crochta verbI belted along the motorway thiomáin mé ar luas lasrach ar an mótarbhealach
phrases

to be below the belt

that criticism was below the belt ní féidir an cáineadh sin a chosaint, ní féidir glacadh leis an gcáineadh sin, bhí an cáineadh sin éagórach

to hit below the belt

1 act unfairly, unsportinglybuille fealltach a thabhairtbualadh faoin gcriosbualadh faoin mbeilt 2 BOX hit too lowbuille íseal a bhualadh

to hit sb below the belt

1 treat sb unfairlybheith éagórach le duinebuille fill a thabhairt do dhuineduine a bhualadh faoin mbeilt 2 BOX hit sb too lowhe hit him below the belt thug sé buille íseal dó

belt and braces

(also

belt-and-braces

) beilt is gealasachawhat we need is a real belt and braces approach is é atá de dhíth orainn ná cur chuige nach bhfuil lúb ar lár ar bith ann

to tighten your belt

(also

pull in your belt

) gearradh siarwe all need to tighten our belts ní mór dúinn ar fad bheith barainneach, caithfimid ar fad bheith spárálach

to have sth under your belt

1 have (experience etc) to your creditrud a bheith faoi do bheilt agatrud a bheith agat i do thiachógyou need to get a win or two under your belt quickly tá bua gasta nó dhó de dhíth ort 2 have eaten or drunk (sth)he has three brandies under his belt already tá trí bhranda ólta aige cheana féin, tá trí bhranda caite siar aige cheana féinshe had a full breakfast under her belt by six o'clock bhí bricfeasta iomlán ite aici ar a sé a chlog, bhí bricfeasta iomlán curtha siar aici ar a sé a chlog

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