New English-Irish Dictionary
Similar words: dodgem · dodger · dodgy · lodge · codger · doddle · dredge · drudge · lodger · dislodge
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dodge

1 verb avoid being hit, caught, seen etc
TRANSITIVEseachain verb  c m uéalaigh ó PhrV  c m uthe marchers had to dodge the stones b'éigean do na máirseálaithe na clocha a sheachainthe dodged the police d'éirigh leis na póilíní a sheachaint, thug sé an cor do na póilíní
INTRANSITIVEcor a thabhairttéigh i leataobhshe dodged to her right thug sí céim i leataobh ar dheis, thug sí cor ar dheishe dodged out of sight d'éalaigh sé as radharc, d'imigh sé as radharcshe dodged behind a tree chuaigh sí i bhfolach taobh thiar de chrannhe dodged through the traffic rinne sé a bhealach anonn is anall tríd an trácht
2 verb avoid duty, question etc TRANSITIVEéalaigh ó PhrV  c m useachain verb  c m uto dodge your responsibilities éalú ó do chuid freagrachtaíhe's dodging the issue tá sé ag seachaint na ceistehe dodged the fare níor íoc sé an táille, d'éalaigh sé gan an táille a íocyou can't dodge this one! ní féidir leat dul timpeall ar an gceann seo!, níl bealach ar bith thart air seo!to dodge tax cáin a sheachaint
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3 noun evasive movementcor i leataobhcéim i leataobh 4 noun way to avoid duty etcseachaint fem3  c m ucor seachantait's a tax dodge cor atá ann le cáin a sheachaint
phrases

to dodge the bullet

na cosa a thabhairt leatteacht as gábhan mhaidhm a scaoileadh tharat