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fault

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noun
1 noun responsibility for sthlocht masc3  c m umilleán masc1  c m uwhose fault is it? cé air a bhfuil an locht?, cé air a bhfuil an milleán?it's not my fault ní ormsa atá an locht, ní ormsa atá an milleánit's your own fault you fell ort féin an locht gur thit tú, ort féin an milleán gur thit tú, tú féin is ciontaí gur thit túhe was at fault for the delay airsean a bhí an locht as an moill, airsean a bhí an milleán as an moill, eisean ba chiontaí leis an moill in this case, the fault lies with the parents ar na tuismitheoirí atá an locht sa chás seo, ar na tuismitheoirí atá an milleán sa chás seo 2 noun flawlocht masc3  c m uhis only fault is that he's too slow níl de locht air ach go bhfuil sé rómhallwe all have our faults níl duine ar bith againn saor ó lochtone of the major faults of the system ceann de na lochtanna móra atá ar an gcóras
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3 noun defect, malfunctionfabht masc4  c m ulocht masc3  c m uthere must be a technical fault caithfidh go bhfuil fabht teicniúil annthey're dealing with a minor mechanical fault tá siad ag déileáil le mionfhabht meicniúilif there's a fault in the wiring má tá fabht sa sreangú 4 noun mistakemeancóg fem2  c m uearráid fem2  c m udearmad masc1  c m uit's a common fault among young drivers is meancóg é a dhéanann tiománaithe óga go minic 5 noun wrongful actioncion masc3  c m ucoir fem2  c m uhe should atone for his fault ba cheart dó leorghníomh a dhéanamh ina chion 6 noun SPOR in tennis etcfeall masc1  c m u 7 noun SPOR in showjumpinglochtmharc masc1locht masc3  c m u 8 noun GEOL in rock formationéasc masc1  c m ufault zone éasc-chrios
verb
9 verb criticise TRANSITIVEcáin verb  c m ulochtaigh verb  c m ulocht a fháil arI'm not faulting the police níl mé ag cáineadh na bpóilíní, níl aon locht agam ar na póilíníit couldn't be faulted ní fhéadfaí locht a fháil airI wouldn't fault him for leaving ní bheinn á lochtú faoi imeacht, ní bheinn ina dhiaidh air as imeachtI can't fault them on their handling of the incident ní fhéadfainn iad a lochtú mar gheall ar an tslí ar láimhsigh siad an eachtra 10 verb GEOL be broken TRANSITIVEthe rock was faulted during the earthquake éascadh an charraig le linn an chreatha talún
phrases

all sb's fault

it's all Paul's fault is ar Phól atá an locht uilig, is ar Phól atá an milleán ar fadthe row was all your fault ortsa an locht uilig as an achrann, tusa ba chiontaí leis an achrann

to find fault

locht a fháilbheith ag cáineadhbheith ag clamhsánshe's always finding fault bíonn sí de shíor ag fáil lochta, bíonn sí de shíor ag clamhsán to find fault with sb/sth locht a fháil ar dhuine/rud, duine/rud a cháineadh, duine/rud a lochtú

for all sb's faults

(also

for all sth's faults

) for all his faults in ainneoin a chuid lochtanna uilig, dá mhéad locht atá air

sb's own silly fault

informalit's your own silly fault is ort féin atá an locht, tú féin is ciontaí

through no fault of sb

(also

through no fault of sb's

, through no fault of sb's own

) we were late through no fault of our own ní raibh a dhath dá locht orainn féin go rabhamar mall, níorbh aon mhilleán orainn féin é go rabhamar déanach

to a fault

he's generous to a fault tá sé rófhial ar fad

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