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fist

1 noun ANATdorn masc1  c m uhe hit me with his fist bhuail sé lena dhorn mé, thug sé buille dá dhorn dom, bhuail sé dorn orm to make a fist do dhorn a dhúnadh, do dhorn a dhruidim he shook his fist at them bhagair sé a dhorn orthu, chroith sé a dhorn orthu pump your fist in the air! (especially US) dorn san aer! 2 verb SPOR TRANSITIVEbuail le do dhorndo dhorn a chur lehe fisted the ball bhuail sé an pheil lena dhorn
phrases

fists flying

he went for him, fists flying chuaigh sé de dhoirne air, ghabh sé de dhoirne air, bhí sé á rúscadh lena dhoirne

fists were flying

fists were flying in the pub bhí sé ina rúscadh sa teach tábhairne, bhí sé ina chath tuairgní sa teach ósta

to make a ... fist of sth

informal she made a good fist of running the business d'éirigh léi an gnó a rith go maith, rinne sí jab maith den ghnó, rinne sí go maith ag reáchtáil an ghnó

to make money hand over fist

informal cual airgid a dhéanamhlab airgid a dhéanamhdo shaibhreas a dhéanamh

to lose money hand over fist

informal cual airgid a chailleadhna múrtha airgid a chailleadhwe're losing money hand over fist táimid ag cailleadh airgid mar a chaithfeá i bhfarraige é

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