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bust

noun
verb
adjective
phrases
noun
1 noun statuedealbh bhrádbusta masc4 2 noun breastsbrollach masc1  c m uwhat bust size are you? cén uimhir sa bhrollach thú?
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3 noun informal police raidruathar masc1  c m ushe died in a botched bust fuair sí bás le linn ruathair a chuaigh mícheartIreland's greatest ever heroin bust an urghabháil hearóine is mó dár tharla in Éirinn riamh 4 noun informal (especially US) failureteip fem2  c m uhe's a bust teip atá ann, tá sé gan mhaith, níl aon mhaith ann
verb
5 verb informal catch sb TRANSITIVEgabh verb  c m ubeir ar PhrV  c m u they got busted while going through customs gabhadh iad agus iad ag dul tríd an gcustam, rugadh orthu agus iad ag dul tríd an gcustam 6 verb informal raid sth TRANSITIVEruathar a thabhairt faoi their house got busted tugadh ruathar faoina dteach 7 verb informal stop (gang, union etc) TRANSITIVEdeireadh a chur le 8 verb informal stop (crime etc) TRANSITIVEstop a chur ledeireadh a chur leto bust inflation stop a chur leis an mboilsciú, an boilsciú a stopadhto bust crime deireadh a chur le coiriúlacht 9 verb informal break, damage TRANSITIVEbris verb  c m uI'll bust your nose for you! brisfidh mé do shrón duit!, scoiltfidh mé do ghaosán duit!I'll bust him! déanfaidh mé píosaí de!, déanfaidh mé a chuid cnámh a roinnt ar a chéile!, déanfaidh mé ciolar chiot de!
adjective
10 adjective informal bankruptbancbhriste the firm went bust d'imigh an gnólacht bancbhriste 11 adjective informal brokenbriste adj3  c m umy phone's bust tá mo ghuthán briste, tá m'fhón scriosta 12 adjective informal injuredgortaithe  c m uscoilte  c m uhe has a bust lip tá a liopa scoilte
phrases

to bust a gut

informal (also

to bust your ass

vulgar (especially US) do sheacht ndícheall a dhéanamhdo bhundún dearg a chur amach

... or bust

it's all or bust for her this time ní shásóidh aon ní í ach an chraobh an uair seo, bainfidh sí é an iarraidh seo nó an diabhal as a craiceann

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