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drown out

(v + adv) TRANSITIVEmúch verb  c m uplúch verb  c m u → see drown

drown

1. verb die in water2. verb kill by immersing3. verb add too much liquid4. verb be overwhelmed5. verb make (sound) inaudible6. verb flood
phrases
1 verb die in water
INTRANSITIVEhe drowned in the lake bádh é sa loch
TRANSITIVEbáigh verb  c m uall the passengers were drowned bádh na paisinéirí ar fad
2 verb kill by immersing TRANSITIVEbáigh verb  c m uthey get drowned in the nearest river báitear san abhainn is gaire iad
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3 verb add too much liquid TRANSITIVEbáigh verb  c m uhe likes to drown his chips in vinegar is breá leis a chuid sceallóg a bhá i bhfínéagar 4 verb be overwhelmed TRANSITIVEbáigh verb  c m uwe're drowned in bureaucracy táimid báite sa mhaorlathas, táimid ar maos sa mhaorlathashe was drowned in his own thoughts bhí sé báite ina chuid smaointe féin 5 (also drown out) verb make (sound) inaudible TRANSITIVEmúch verb  c m uplúch verb  c m uhis words were drowned by the noise bhí a chuid cainte múchta ag an torann 6 verb flood TRANSITIVEfág faoi uiscethe floods drowned the town d'fhág na tuilte an baile faoi uisce
phrases

to drown your sorrows

do bhuaireamh a chur as do cheann leis an óldul ar an ól chun faoiseamh a fháil

to drown the shamrock

an tseamróg a fhliuchadh

like a drowned rat

he looked like a drowned rat bhí sé ina líbín báite, bhí sé báite go craiceann, bhí sé fliuch báite