New English-Irish Dictionary
Similar words: budge up · buoy up · buy up · cuddle up · huddle up · add up · bead up · bid up · bind up · buck up
  • EN > GA
  • GA > EN

buddy up

1 (v + adv) team up
INTRANSITIVEtéigh i bpáirt le chéileto buddy up with sb dul i bpáirt le duine
TRANSITIVEcuir i bpáirt le chéilewe buddy up the new pupils with the senior pupils cuirimid na daltaí nua agus na daltaí sinsearacha ag obair le chéile
2 (v + adv) pejorative cultivate INTRANSITIVEthe government is keen to buddy up to the Chinese tá an rialtas ag iarraidh bheith mór leis na Sínigh → see buddy