New English-Irish Dictionary
Similar words: caret · carpel · carpeted · carport · parapet · scarper · carat · career · carer · caries
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carpet

1 noun for floor cairpéad masc1  c m ubrat urláir  c m ufitted carpet cairpéad feistithe 2 noun of flowers, snow, etcbrat masc1  c m ua carpet of wild flowers brat bláthanna fiáine
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3 verb floor, ground, etc TRANSITIVEcairpéad a chur arclúdaigh le PhrVshe carpeted the bedroom floor chuir sí cairpéad ar urlár an tseomra leapathe path was carpeted with leaves bhí an cosán clúdaithe le duilleoga, bhí brat duilleog ar an gcosán 4 verb reprimand TRANSITIVEíde béil a thabhairt dohe was carpeted for a drinking session tugadh íde béil dó de bharr babhta ólacháin, fuair sé loscadh na ladhar i ngeall ar bhabhta ólacháin
phrases

to be called on the carpet

(US), informal he was called on the carpet over his absences labhair an bhainistíocht leis mar gheall ar a dhrochthinreamh

to brush sth under the carpet

(also

to sweep sth under the carpet

) rud a chur faoi cheiltrud a choimeád faoi choim

on the carpet

she was on the carpet bhí sí i dtrioblóid, bhí sí ar a cuntas

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