New English-Irish Dictionary
Similar words: ego · erg · edge · edgy · egis · ergo · mega
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egg

1 noun BIOL reproductive body laid by birds, reptiles etc; cell produced in females, ovumubh fem2  c m u 2 noun FOODubh fem2  c m uboiled egg ubh bhruite, ubh bheirithepoached egg ubh scalltaegg sandwich ceapaire uibheacha
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3 noun egg-shaped objectubh fem2  c m uchocolate egg ubh sheacláide
phrasal verbs

egg on

(v + adv) TRANSITIVEgríosaigh verb  c m uspreag verb  c m uthey were egging him on to leave bhí siad á ghríosadh le himeacht
phrases

as sure as eggs is eggs

informalcinnte le Diachomh cinnte agus atá an Cháisc ar an Domhnachchomh cinnte agus atá cluas ar do leiceann

to be a good/bad egg

she's a good egg is duine breá í, duine breá atá intihe's a bad egg is drochdhuine é, ní duine deas atá ann

to have egg on your face

(also

to get egg on your face

) cuma amaideach a bheith ort

to put all your eggs in one basket

bheith ag brath ar rud amháin

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