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1 preposition of movement away or extent ó prep  c m uas prep  c m uhe went from the yard to the house chuaigh sé ón gclós go dtí an teachI saw it on my way home from school chonaic mé é ar mo bhealach abhaile ón scoilthere'll be a bus coming from Waterford beidh bus ag teacht ó Phort Láirge, beidh bus ag teacht as Port Láirgeshe jumped from the truck léim sí den trucail he drove from London to Paris thiomáin sé ó Londain go Páras, thiomáin sé as Londain go Párashe backed away from the bull chúlaigh sé ón tarbhit runs down from the mountain tagann sé anuas ón sliabh, tagann sé anuas den sliabhthey went from house to house chuaigh siad ó theach go teachthe road came from the glen tháinig an bóthar ón ngleann, tháinig an bóthar as an ngleannit leads from the farm to the main road téann sé ón bhfeirm go dtí an príomhbhótharthe cliffs rise up from the sea éiríonn na haillte ón bhfarraige in airde 2 preposition indicating a place that sth/sb was ó prep  c m uas prep  c m ude prep  c m uhe took it from a box thóg sé ó bhosca é, thóg sé as bosca éit disappeared from the garden d'imigh sé ón ngairdínthe smile faded from her face d'imigh an meangadh gáire dá haghaidhhe wiped the sweat from his brow ghlan sé an t-allas dá éadanthey took it away from me thóg siad uaim é, bhain siad díom é
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3 preposition direction of attentionó prep  c m uthey looked from one to the other d'fhéach siad ó dhuine go duineI watched from behind the curtain bhí mé taobh thiar den chuirtín ag fairehe looked up from his chair d'fhéach sé aníos óna chathaoirit drew our attention away from the war tharraing sé ár n-aird ón gcogadh 4 preposition where one end of sth is secured ó prep  c m uas prep  c m uamach as  c m uweeds grew from the cracks d'fhás fiailí amach as na scoilteannait was hung from the ceiling crochadh ón tsíleáil é, crochadh den tsíleáil éit was falling from his pocket bhí sé ag titim óna phóca, bhí sé ag titim amach as a phócathe flag was flying from the highest tower bhí an brat crochta ar an túr ab airde 5 preposition place of origin or home of sbwhere are you from? cad as duit?, cárb as thú?, cá as thú?it was attended by teachers from across the country d'fhreastail múinteoirí ó cheann ceann na tíre air 6 preposition organisation, unit to which sb belongsó prep  c m uas prep  c m uI spoke to a representative from the Department labhair mé le hionadaí ón Roinn, labhair mé le hionadaí de chuid na Roinne 7 preposition place where sth originated ó prep  c m uas prep  c m uwine from France fíon ón bhFrainc, fíon de chuid na Frainceit didn't come from here níor tháinig sé as an áit seo, níor tháinig sé ón áit seo, ní as seo a tháinig sé, ní uaidh seo a tháinig séit's on loan from the museum tá sé ar iasacht ón iarsmalann 8 preposition place where sth was originally foundas prep  c m uó prep  c m uan extract from a book sliocht as leabharthe DVD has live music from the concert tá ceol beo ón gceolchoirm ar an DVDthis is from one of his letters is as ceann dá chuid litreacha é seo, is ó cheann dá chuid litreacha é seo 9 preposition source of sound, growth, information etcó prep  c m uas prep  c m ua noise came from the hallway tháinig gleo ón hallathe light came from a small window tháinig an solas ó fhuinneog bheagthe funding for it will come from borrowings ó iasachtaí a mhaoineofar éit was grown from seed fásadh ón síol éwhere does your interest in it come from? cad as a dtagann do spéis ann?, cad é mar a chuir tú suim ann?she read from her notes léigh sí óna cuid nótaí 10 preposition indicating sb who givesó prep  c m uhe got a present from Eoin fuair sé bronntanas ó Eoinbuy it from a reliable source ceannaigh ó fhoinse iontaofa éyou'll get no sympathy from me ní bhfaighidh tú trua ar bith uaimse, níl aon trua agamsa duit 11 preposition deduction of an amountó prep  c m uas prep  c m ude prep  c m usubtract 5 from 10 bain 5 ó 10, dealaigh 5 as 10it was deducted from my pay baineadh amach as mo phá é, baineadh de mo phá é 12 preposition selection or qualificationas prep  c m uó prep  c m uthe first three from each race got a prize fuair an chéad triúr as gach rás duaishere are some samples for you to choose from seo roinnt samplaí duit le roghnú astuthey were eliminated from their group díbríodh óna ngrúpa iad 13 preposition indicating what sth is made ofde prep  c m uas prep  c m uit's made from recycled paper tá sé déanta de pháipéar athchúrsáilte, as páipéar athchúrsáilte atá sé déanta 14 preposition beginning of a period of timeó prep  c m uI was there from the beginning bhí mé ann ón túsI worked from morning to night d'oibrigh mé ó mhaidin go hoíche, d'oibrigh mé ó dhubh go dubhthey travelled from July until Christmas thaistil siad ó mhí Iúil go Nollaig, thaistil siad ó mhí Iúil go dtí an Nollaig from now on as seo amach, uaidh seo amach, feasta from then on as sin amach, uaidh sin amach, uaidh sin ar aghaidh, ón am sin i leith from that day on (also from that day) ón lá sin amach, ón lá sin ar aghaidh from that day to this ón lá sin i leith, ón lá sin go dtí an lá inniu as from 6 April ón 6 Aibreán, ón 6 Aibreán ar aghaidh, ón 6 Aibreán amach it changes from day to day athraíonn sé ó lá go lá, athraíonn sé lá ar lá I look at it from time to time féachaim air ó am go ham, scrúdaím é ó am go chéilehe's blind from birth tá sé dall ó rugadh é, tá sé dall ón lá a saolaíodh é, tá sé dall ó tháinig sé ar an saolthey start competing from the age of eight tosaíonn siad ag iomaíocht ó ocht mbliana d'aois 15 preposition sth's provenanceó prep  c m ua sword dating from the tenth century claíomh ón deichiú céad, claíomh de chuid an deichiú haois 16 preposition either of two points in a numerical scaleó prep  c m uit rose from €50,000 to €70,000 d'ardaigh sé ó €50,000 go dtí €70,000it's at 3.4%, up from 3.2% tá sé ag 3.4%, suas ó 3.2% 17 preposition end points in range or sequenceI drove from Spain to Slovenia thiomáin mé ón Spáinn go dtí an tSlóivéin he was soaking from head to toe bhí sé báite ó bhaithis go bonn, bhí sé báite ó bhun go barr from start to finish (also from beginning to end) ó thús go deireadh, ó thús deireadh 18 preposition position at a distanceó prep  c m uit's three kilometres from the road tá sé trí chiliméadar ón mbótharhe got an easy goal from a few metres out fuair sé cúl éasca ó chúpla méadar amachshe lives just across from me tá sí ina cónaí díreach trasna uaimit's not far from here níl sé rófhada ón áit seo, níl sé rófhada as seo 19 preposition indicating place of activityó prep  c m uas prep  c m uhe works from home oibríonn sé ón mbaileshe rang me from the hospital ghlaoigh sí orm ón ospidéalit's good from a security point of view tá sé go maith ó thaobh na slándála de 20 preposition distance in timeó prep  c m uit's half an hour from here tá sé leathuair an chloig ón áit seo, tá sé leathuair an chloig ar shiúl, tá sé leathuair an chloig ar shiúl ón áit seoI was only moments away from home ní raibh mé ach roinnt nóiméad ón mbaileten years from now i gceann deich mbliana, deich mbliana agus an lá inniu 21 preposition causeó prep  c m uI know from experience tá fhios agam ó mo thaithí féinshe still has scars from the accident tá marcanna fós uirthi ón timpiste, tá coilm na timpiste fós uirthimy back is sore from picking potatoes tá mo dhroim tinn ó bheith ag piocadh prátaíhe's suffering from malaria tá maláire air 22 preposition basis of judgement or opinionó prep  c m ufrom what I hear, he was angry ón méid a chloisim, bhí fearg airyou'd think I was deaf from the way you're shouting cheapfadh duine go raibh mé bodhar ón mbéicíl agatI can tell from your expression that it's bad news aithním ar do ghnúis gur drochscéala atá ann 23 preposition sth undesirableprotect yourself from disease cosain thú féin ar ghalairhe saved us from ruin thug sé slán ón anachain sinnI was prevented from leaving cuireadh cosc orm imeacht, níor ligeadh dom imeacht 24 state before a changeó prep  c m uthere has been a change from the old ways táthar tar éis athrú ó na seanslite, tá athrú air ó na seandóigheannait's improved from the original tá sé feabhsaithe ón mbunleaganit changed from a caterpillar into a moth d'iompaigh sé ó bholb ina leamhan 25 preposition distinction, comparisonit's what makes them different from the other banks is é sin an difríocht idir iad agus na bainc eile, is é sin a dhealaíonn ó na bainc eile iadnobody spoke apart from me níor labhair aon duine taobh amuigh díom féin, níor labhair aon duine ach mé féin, níor labhair aon duine seachas mé féin, níor labhair duine ar bith diomaite díom féin 26 preposition separationó prep  c m uas prep  c m uthey want independence from China tá siad ag lorg saoirse ón tSínhe was suspended from the club cuireadh ar fionraí ón gcumann éit kept her away from drugs for years choimeád sé í amach ó na drugaí ar feadh na mblianta 27 preposition especially SPOR indicating who does sthag prep  c m uó prep  c m ua great goal from O'Neill an-chúl ag Ó Néill, an-chúl ón Niallach
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to be far from

1 not at allbheith i bhfad óit was far from the truth bhí sé i bhfad ón bhfírinne; níorbh é an fhírinne é, ná baol airit's far from over níl sé thart ná baol air, is fada ó bheith thart atá sé 2 contrary tofar from fixing it he made it worse ní hé amháin nár dheisigh sé é, rinne sé níos measa é

from time to time

ó am go hamanois is arísó am go chéileI meet him from time to time buailim leis anois is arís

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