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collapse

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verb
1 verb (of structure) fall down INTRANSITIVEtit verb  c m utabhair uait  c m uthe roof collapsed thit an díon anuas, thug an díon uaidhthe walls collapsed thit na ballaí isteach, thug na ballaí uathu 2 verb (of person) fall because ill, weak INTRANSITIVEtit as do sheasamhtit i laigetit i bhfanntais he collapsed in a heap thit sé ina chnap
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3 verb let yourself drop INTRANSITIVEtú féin a chaitheamhI collapsed into bed chaith mé mé féin ar an leaba 4 verb fail, end suddenly INTRANSITIVEthe economy collapsed thit an eacnamaíocht as a chéilethe talks collapsed thit na cainteanna as a chéile, theip ar na cainteanna 5 verb drop in value INTRANSITIVEthe euro collapsed thit luach an euro, thit an tóin as an euro 6 verb (of furniture etc) fold or be folded
INTRANSITIVEfill verb  c m uit collapses to make a bed is féidir é a fhilleadh le leaba a dhéanamh as
TRANSITIVEfill verb  c m uto collapse a table tábla a fhilleadh
7 verb treat (separate ideas) as one TRANSITIVEcumaisc verb  c m ucuir le chéile  c m u 8 verb lose air and go flat INTRANSITIVEthe balloon collapsed d'imigh an t-aer as an mbalún 9 verb laugh uncontrollably INTRANSITIVE we collapsed into laughter phléascamar amach ag gáire, bhíomar sna trithí ag gáire, bhíomar lag ag gáire, bhíomar lagaithe ag gáire
noun
10 noun failure, sudden endcliseadh masc  c m uteip fem2  c m uthe collapse of the empire cliseadh na himpireachta it's on the point of collapse tá sé ar tí titim as a chéile, tá sé ar an dé deiridh 11 noun of structuretitim fem2  c m uwhat was responsible for the collapse of the bridge? cad ba cúis leis an droichead titim?, cén tsiocair a bhí ag droichead titim?, cén fáth ar thug an droichead uaidh?collapse of the wall may result d'fhéadfadh an balla titim dá bharr 12 noun of person, through illness etctitim as do sheasamhwithin 20 minutes of my collapse laistigh de 20 nóiméad ón uair ar thit mé as mo sheasamhshe suffered a collapse thit sí as a seasamh, tháinig lagar uirthi 13 noun fall in valuecliseadh masc  c m uteip fem2  c m uthe collapse of the euro titim luach an euro, cliseadh an euro
phrases

in a state of collapse

1 in very bad repairag titim as a chéile 2 very illi riocht titim as do sheasamhshe arrived home in a state of collapse tháinig sí abhaile agus í i riocht titim as a seasamh, tháinig sí abhaile agus í réidh le titim 3 about to fail ar tí titim as a chéilear an dé deiridh

to be close to collapse

1 about to failbheith ar tí titim as a chéilebheith ar an dé deiridh 2 about to become very illbheith i riocht titim as do sheasamh

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