New English-Irish Dictionary
Similar words: calve · carve · caver · crave · cafe · cage · cake · cane · cape · care
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cave

1 noun GEOG hollow placepluais fem2  c m uuaimh fem2  c m u 2 verb SPOR explore caves INTRANSITIVEbheith ag uaimheadóireacht 3 verb informal yield to pressure INTRANSITIVEgéill verb  c m utabhair isteach  c m u
phrasal verbs

cave in

1 (v + adv) (of roof etc) collapse INTRANSITIVEtabhair uaidhtit anuas  c m uthe roof caved in on them thit an díon anuas sa mhullach orthu, thug an díon uaidh sa mhullach orthu 2 (v + adv) yield to pressure INTRANSITIVEgéill verb  c m utabhair isteach  c m ufinally he caved in to her request sa deireadh ghéill sé dá hiarratasthe government caved in to their demands ghéill an rialtas dá gcuid éileamh, thug an rialtas isteach dá gcuid éileamh

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