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coin

1 noun metal disc used as moneybonn masc1  c m ubonn airgidhe had notes and coins in his wallet bhí nótaí agus boinn ina sparán aige 2 noun type of currencythey were paid in coin le boinn a íocadh iad
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3 verb make coins TRANSITIVEto coin money mona a bhualadh, boinn a bhualadh 4 verb new words etc TRANSITIVEcum verb  c m uceap verb  c m uhe coined a new term chum sé téarma nua
phrases

to toss a coin

(also

to flip a coin

) pingin a chaitheamhif we have a tie we'll toss a coin má bhímid cothrom caithfimid pingin

the other side of the coin

(also

the flip side of the coin

) it looks awful but, on the other side of the coin, it's cheap níl cuma rómhaith air ach, ar an láimh eile, tá sé saor; tá droch-chuma air ach os a choinne sin tá sé saor; tá droch-chuma air ach, ar an taobh eile den scéal, tá sé saorevery coin has a flip side tá dhá thaobh ar gach scéal, tá dhá insint ar gach scéal

to be two sides of the same coin

they're two sides of the same coin is ionann iad, mar a chéile iad, cuid den mhuc an t-eireaball, deartháir don sac an mála

to be coining it (in)

informalbheith ag déanamh na múrtha airgidbheith ag saothrú go leor airgidbheith ag carnadh airgidbheith ag déanamh clais airgidsoccer players are coining it tá imreoirí sacair ag déanamh na múrtha airgid, tá imreoirí sacair ag déanamh a saibhris

to coin a phrase

mar a dúirt an té a dúirtfaoi mar a déarfadh an fearmar a deirtearto coin a phrase, you'll get nothing for nothing faoi mar a déarfadh an fear, ní bhfaighidh tú dada in aisce; mar a dúirt an té a dúirt, ní bhfaighidh tú a dhath gan a dhath; tá sé ráite nach bhfuil dada le fáil in aisce

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