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continue

1. verb carry on without interruption 2. verb remain in post 3. verb keep (tradition, business etc) going 4. verb last 5. verb resume after break 6. verb resume speaking7. verb keep moving in same direction 8. verb (of road, line etc) extend in same direction 1 verb carry on without interruption
INTRANSITIVElean ar aghaidh  c m ulean ort  c m ulean le PhrV  c m ucoinnigh ort  c m ucoinnigh ag dul  c m ushe continued as she was lean sí uirthi mar a bhíthe story continues leanann an scéal ar aghaidh, leanann an scéal airlong may it continue! go maire sé!, nár stada sé!the rain will continue over the weekend coinneoidh sé air ag báisteach i rith an deireadh seachtaine, beidh sé ag cur fearthainne leis i rith an deireadh seachtaine, leanfaidh an bháisteach ar feadh an deireadh seachtaineI'm not going to let this continue ní ligfidh mé dó seo dul ar aghaidh, ní ligfidh mé dó seo leanúint ar aghaidhwe'll continue with the treatment leanfaimid leis an gcóir leighishe continued with his moaning lean sé air ag geonaíl, choinnigh sé air ag criongánthe list continues to grow tá an liosta ag dul i méid i gcónaí, tá an liosta ag méadú leis
TRANSITIVElean ar aghaidh lelean le PhrV  c m ulean de PhrV  c m ushe continued her studies lean sí ar aghaidh lena cuid staidéir, lean sí dá cuid staidéirthe Gardaí continued the investigation lean na Gardaí leis an bhfiosrúchán, lean na Gardaí den fhiosrúchán
2 verb remain in post INTRANSITIVElean ort  c m ulean ar aghaidh leshe continued as team captain lean sí uirthi ina captaen foirne, lean sí ar aghaidh mar chaptaen foirneI'd like to continue in my current role ba mhaith liom leanúint ar aghaidh sa ról atá agam faoi láthair, ba mhaith liom fanacht sa ról atá agam faoi láthair
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3 verb keep (tradition, business etc) going TRANSITIVElean le PhrV  c m ulean de PhrV  c m ucoinnigh ag imeacht  m ushe continued the tradition choinnigh sí an traidisiún ag imeacht, lean sí leis an traidisiúnhe wanted to continue the business theastaigh uaidh an gnó a choinneáil ag imeacht 4 verb last INTRANSITIVElean ar aghaidh VP  c m umair verb  c m utéigh ar aghaidh VPthe conversation continued for hours lean an comhrá ar aghaidh ar feadh cúpla uair an chloig, mhair an comhrá ar feadh cúpla uair an chloigthe roadworks will continue until Monday leanfar leis na hoibreacha bóthair go dtí an Luan, beidh na hoibreacha bóthair ar siúl go dtí an Luan, seasfaidh na hoibreacha bóthair go dtí an Luan 5 verb resume after break
TRANSITIVElean ar aghaidh lelean ort  c m uhe continued his journey lean sé ar aghaidh lena aistearthey continued their conversation in the kitchen lean siad lena gcomhrá sa chistinshe continued building the wall lean sí uirthi ag tógáil an bhalla, choinnigh sí uirthi ag tógáil an bhallato be continued tuilleadh le teacht, ar leanúintcontinued on the next page ar leanúint ar an gcéad leathanach eile
INTRANSITIVEthe trial continues on Friday leanfaidh an triail ar aghaidh Dé hAoine
6 verb resume speaking
INTRANSITIVElean ar aghaidh  c m ulean ort  c m ucoinnigh ort  c m uif I may continue más féidir liom leanúint ar aghaidh, más féidir liom coinneáil ormshe continued with the story lean sí ar aghaidh leis an scéal
TRANSITIVE'And what's more,' he continued. 'agus rud eile,' ar seisean; 'agus rud eile,' a dúirt sé ansin
7 verb keep moving in same direction INTRANSITIVElean ar aghaidh  c m ulean ort  c m ucoinnigh ort  c m uhe continued towards the end of the road lean sé ar aghaidh go dtí ceann an bhóthair, ar aghaidh leis go dtí ceann an bhóthair, choinnigh sé air go barr an bhealaighcontinue across the field lean ort trasna na páirce, coinnigh ort trasna na páirce, coinnigh ag dul trasna an chuibhrinnthey continued on to Galway lean siad orthu go Gaillimh, ar aghaidh leo go Gaillimh, choinnigh siad orthu go Gaillimh 8 verb (of road, line etc) extend in same direction INTRANSITIVElean ort  c m ucoinnigh ort  c m utéigh ar aghaidhthe road continues west for two miles coinníonn an bóthar air siar ar feadh dhá mhíle, téann an bóthar siar ar feadh dhá mhíle eile, tá an bealach ag dul siar dhá mhíle

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