New English-Irish Dictionary
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clue

noun aid to solve crime or mysteryleid fem2  c m unod masc1  c m ugive me a clue tabhair leid dom, tabhair nod domthe Gardaí discovered more clues tháinig na Gardaí ar a thuilleadh leideannathe car held no clues as to their identity ní raibh aon leid le fáil sa charr maidir le cérbh iad féinit provided a clue as to what causes cancer nod a bhí ann faoin gcúis a bhíonn le hailsehard work was the clue to his success obair chrua an chúis a raibh ag éirí go maith leishe solved the clues d'fhuascail sé na cruacheisteanna, d'fhuascail sé na dúcheisteannacrossword clue leid chrosfhocailcryptic clue leid chasta
phrasal verbs

clue in

1 (v + adv) start to understand INTRANSITIVEtuig verb  c m ushe finally clued in that she was very ill thuig sí sa deireadh go raibh sí an-tinn, tuigeadh di sa deireadh go raibh sí an-tinn 2 (v + adv) give information about sb or sth TRANSITIVEcuir ar an eolasthanks for cluing me in go raibh maith agat as a rá liom, go raibh maith agat as mé a chur ar an eolasthe title should clue you in to the theme of the film ba cheart go dtuigfeá ón teideal cén téama atá sa scannán
phrases

to not have a clue

1 have no knowledge about sthshe hasn't a clue! níl tuairim aici!, níl barúil aici!, níl cliú aici! familiarI hadn't a clue about it ní raibh barúil agam faoi, ní raibh tuairim agam faoi, bhí mé dall ar fad air, ní raibh cliú agam faoi familiar 2 be incompetentbheith gan mhaithbheith gan úsáidmy teacher hasn't a clue when it comes to French tá mo mhúinteoir gan mhaith ag an bhFraincis, níl maith ar bith i mo mhúinteoir ag an bhFraincis, níl cliú dá laghad ag mo mhúinteoir faoin bhFraincis familiar