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choice

1. noun right, ability to choose2. noun act of choosing3. noun variety to pick from4. noun person, thing chosen5. adjective of high quality6. adjective of language, words
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1 noun right, ability to chooserogha fem4  c m uit's your choice is é do roghasa é, is fútsa atá sé to have a choice rogha a bheith agat she had no choice but to agree ní raibh de rogha aici ach aontú, ní raibh aon dul as aici ach aontú, ní raibh an dara rogha aici ach aontú she gave me a choice thug sí rogha dom given the choice, I'd stay dá mba ar mo chomhairle féin a bheadh sé, d'fhanfainn; dá mbeadh rogha agam, d'fhanfainn you have freedom of choice tá do rogha féin agat, féadfaidh tú do chomhairle féin a leanúint 2 noun act of choosingrogha fem4  c m uI had the choice of helping or not bhí de rogha agam cabhrú nó gan cabhrú, bhí de rogha agam cuidiú nó gan cuidiúhe was faced with a choice between them b'éigean dó rogha a dhéanamh eatarthu he outlined the choices open to me mhínigh sé na roghanna a bhí ar fáil dom, leag sé amach na roghanna a bhí agam
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3 noun variety to pick fromrogha fem4  c m uthere are three choices per person tá trí rogha an duine ann there's a choice of three desserts tá rogha de thrí mhilseog ann 4 noun person, thing chosenrogha fem4  c m uit's an odd choice rogha aisteach atá ann, is rogha ait éthe choice of hotel was too small bhí an t-óstán a roghnaíodh róbheag he's my second choice eisean an dara rogha atá agamit's not an ideal choice ní hé an rogha is fearr ar domhan é 5 adjective of high qualityit's a beautiful book with choice illustrations leabhar álainn atá ann le léaráidí den scothshe ate only the choicest of foods níor ith sí ach togha an bhia, níor ith sí ach bia den chéad scoth 6 adjective of language, words choice language teanga gharbh, drochtheanga, drochbhéal he had a few choice words for us at half-time níor chuir sé fiacail ann ag leath-am, bhí cúpla focal le rá aige linn ag leath-am
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the ... of choice

the drink of choice was lemonade líomanáid an deoch ba rogha le daoine, líomanáid ba mhó a bhíothas a ólheroin is the drug of choice in that part of the city hearóin an druga is mó a bhfuil tóir air sa chuid sin den chathair, hearóin an druga mór sa chuid sin den chathairit's the newspaper of choice for those with money sin é an nuachtán is mó a bhfuil tóir ag lucht an airgid air, is é an nuachtán is fearr le lucht an airgid é

by choice

(also

through choice

) she lived alone by choice chónaigh sí ina haonar dá deoin féin, ba rogha léi cónaí ina haonarhe wasn't there by choice ní raibh sé ann dá thoil féin, ní raibh sé ann dá dheoin féin, dá ainneoin a bhí sé ansin

to be spoilt for choice

an iliomad roghanna a bheith agatwe were spoilt for choice when it came to hotels bhí an iliomad roghanna againn ó thaobh óstán de, ní raibh aon easpa óstán orainn

to have no other choice

informalI had no other choice ní raibh an dara rogha agam, ní raibh an dara suí sa bhuaile agam, ní raibh rogha ar bith eile agam

to leave sb no choice (but to...)

he was left with no choice but to run ní raibh an dara rogha aige ach rith, ní raibh de rogha aige ach rith

of sb's choice

an essay on the subject of your choice aiste ar do rogha ábharyou may consult with a person of your choice is féidir leat dul i gcomhairle le do rogha duine, féadfaidh tú comhairle a fháil ó pé duine is maith leat

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