New English-Irish Dictionary
Similar words: bling · cling · f-ing · flint · ling · sling · flinch · baffling · fling on · flipping
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fling

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1 verb throw TRANSITIVEcaith verb  c m urad verb  c m uteilg verb  c m uthey flung stones at the windows chaith siad clocha leis na fuinneoga, rad siad clocha leis na fuinneogashe was flung to the ground leagadh go talamh í, caitheadh go talamh í, buaileadh faoin talamh íhe flung it against the wall bhuail sé faoin mballa é, chaith sé i gcoinne an bhalla éshe flung her arms around his neck chaith sí a lámha thart ar a mhuineál, rug sí barróg airhe flung himself onto the bed chaith sé é féin ar an leaba to fling yourself at sb's feet tú féin a chaitheamh ag cosa duine 2 verb insults, accusation, etc TRANSITIVEcaith verb  c m uto fling insults at sb achasáin a chaitheamh le duine
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3 verb open abruptly TRANSITIVEthe door was flung open osclaíodh an doras de phléasc, osclaíodh an doras de rap, osclaíodh an doras de phleisthe flung aside the curtains bhrúigh sé na cuirtíní as an mbealach 4 verb into prison etc TRANSITIVEcaith verb  c m uthey were flung into prison caitheadh i bpríosún iad, sacadh isteach sa phríosún iad 5 verb pejorative make advances TRANSITIVEhe was flinging himself at her bhí sé á chaitheamh féin uirthi, ba mhór an seó é ina diaidh 6 verb start doing sth TRANSITIVEshe flung herself into her work thug sí faoina cuid oibre le flosc, leag sí ar a cuid oibre go díbhirceach
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7 noun brief affairhe had a fling with the boss bhí caidreamh gearr idir é féin agus an bas, bhí spallaíocht bheag idir é féin agus an bas 8 noun short time of funpíosa spraoiwe went on a fling last night chuamar ar an spraoi aréir, chuamar ar ragairne aréirthey went on a shopping fling chuaigh siad ar ruaig shiopadóireachtayouth must have its fling ní thagann ciall roimh aois proverb to have a final fling (also to have a last fling) an bhaois dheireanach a dhéanamh 9 noun attemptiarracht fem3  c m uiarraidh fem3  c m uto take a fling at sth iarracht a dhéanamh rud a dhéanamh they had a final fling at breaking the record thug siad an iarracht dheireanach ar an gcuriarracht a shárú 10 noun MUS music formflaing  c m u 11 noun MUS, DANC danceflaing  c m u