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earth

1. noun ASTRON, GEOG planet2. noun REL as opposed to heaven or hell3. noun AGRI, HORT soil4. noun PHIL, HIST ancient element5. noun ELECTRIC electrical connection to ground6. noun ZOOL of fox, badger etc7. verb ELECTRIC connect to ground
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1 (also Earth, the earth, the Earth) noun ASTRON, GEOG planetan domhan  c m uan chruinne  c m u 2 noun REL as opposed to heaven or helltalamh masc  c m uheaven and earth neamh agus talamh
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3 noun AGRI, HORT soilcré fem4  c m ucréafóg fem2  c m uithir fem5úir fem2  c m uthere's good earth in that field tá ithir mhaith sa gharraí sinhe dug into the earth thochail sé sa chré, chart sé an chré 4 noun PHIL, HIST ancient elementtalamh masc  c m u 5 noun ELECTRIC electrical connection to groundtalmhú masc4  c m u 6 noun ZOOL of fox, badger etcleaba dhearg  c m ubrocach fem2  c m u 7 verb ELECTRIC connect to ground TRANSITIVEtalmhaigh verb  c m u
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to bring sb back to earth

(also

to bring sb down to earth

) the price brought her back to earth chuir an praghas deireadh lena cuid brionglóidí, dhúisigh an praghas suas í

to come back to earth

(also

to come down to earth

) she came down to earth with a bang b'in deireadh tobann lena cuid taibhrimh, d'oscail sé sin a cuid súl

to go to earth

dul i bpolldul i bhfolach

to be like nothing on earth

it looked like nothing on earth ní raibh dada faoin spéir cosúil leisthe noise was like nothing on earth bhí an torann dochreidte amach agus amach, ní chreidfeá an callán, níor chuala mé a leithéid de thrup riamh

on earth

informalfaoin spéiró thalamh na cruinneó thalamh an domhainhow on earth did it happen? conas ó thalamh an domhain a tharla sé?where on earth are you? cá bhfuil tú, sa diabhal?; cén áit sa mhí-ádh a bhfuil tú?what on earth is wrong with her? cad é faoin spéir atá uirthi?

to run sb/sth to earth

informalteacht ar dhuine/rudduine/rud a aimsiú

the earth moved

humorous euphemistic bhí mé sna flaithis bheagabaineadh croitheadh as an domhan

did the earth move?

humorous euphemistic an bhfuair tú do shásamh?ar baineadh croitheadh as an domhan?

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