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full

adjective
adverb
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adjective
1 adjective containing maximum quantitylán adj1  c m uthe bag is full tá an mála lánthe pot was full of water bhí an pota lán uisce, bhí an pota lán le huiscea full tank of petrol tanc iomlán peitril, lán tanc de pheitrealdon't talk with your mouth full ná bí ag caint agus do bhéal lán the glass is full up tá an ghloine lán go barr the restaurant was chock-full bhí an bhialann lán go doras, bhí an bhialann lán go béal, bhí an bhialann lán go barra bachall full to the brim (also full to the top) lán go barr, lán go béal, lán go bruach full to overflowing (also full to bursting) ag cur thar maoil the hall was full to capacity bhí an halla lán go doras, bhí lán an tí sa halla 2 adjective in relative termslán adj1  c m uhow full is the car park? cé chomh lán agus atá an carrchlós?it was a quarter full bhí an ceathrú cuid de lánthe glass is only half full níl an ghloine ach leathlán
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3 adjective after eatinglán adj1  c m usách adj1  c m uI'm full tá mé lán, tá mo bholg lán, tá mé sách they're full up tá siad lán go béal, tá siad ag pléascadhshe went swimming on a full stomach chuaigh sí ag snámh ar bholg lán 4 adjective having a lot of sthlán adj1  c m uit's full of holes tá sé lán de phoillthe house is full of pictures tá an teach lán de phictiúir, tá an teach lán pictiúrshe's full of ideas tá sí lán smaointe, tá a lán smaointe aici 5 adjective having a lot of a particular qualitylán adj1  c m ushe was full of energy bhí sí lán fuinnimh, bhí sí lán le bríthe garden is full of colour tá an gairdín lán le dathanna, tá mórán dathanna sa ghairdín 6 adjective with an emotionthe kids are full of excitement tá na páistí an-tógtha, tá sceitimíní ar na páistíhe was full of hope bhí sé lán dóchais 7 adjective eager to talk about sththey were full of the match bhí siad lán cainte faoin gcluiche, ní raibh as a mbéal ach an cluiche she's full of it since her course finished tá sí an-tógtha leis ó chríochnaigh a cúrsa 8 adjective of questions etcthey were full of praise for the show thug siad ardmholadh don seó, mhol siad an seó go haershe was full of questions bhí go leor ceisteanna aici, bhí airde ceisteanna aici 9 adjective day, schedule, etclán adj1  c m ugnóthach adj1  c m ubroidiúil adj2  c m umy diary is full tá mo dhialann lánwe have a full day tomorrow tá lá gnóthach romhainn amárach 10 adjective completeiomlán adj1  c m ulán- prefar fad  c m ugo léir  c m uthe full range of products an réimse iomlán táirgíhe took full responsibility ghlac sé lánfhreagracht, ghlac sé leis an bhfreagracht iomlánat full cost ar lánchostasthey have a full list of accommodation tá liosta iomlán lóistín acu he made a full recovery tháinig biseach iomlán air, bhí sé ar ais ar a sheanléimthe report will be published in full foilseofar an tuairisc ina hiomláine 11 adjective maximumiomlán adj1  c m ulán- prefina iomláine  c m uthe full force of the wind fórsa iomlán na gaoithe, fórsa na gaoithe ina iomláine he turned the radio on full blast chas sé air an raidió chomh hard agus ab fhéidir she was running at full speed (also at full pelt) bhí sí ag rith ar lánluas, bhí sí ag rith an méid a bhí ina corp to take full advantage of sth lántairbhe a bhaint as rud she reached her full potential bhain sí barr a cumais amach 12 adjective membership, rights, etciomlán adj1  c m ulán- preffull membership ballraíocht iomlán, lánbhallraíochtthey became full members of the EU bhain siad ballraíocht iomlán amach san AE 13 adjective description, accountiomlán adj1  c m uwe demand a full report táimid ag éileamh tuairisc iomlánthey've got the full story tá an scéal iomlán acu, tá an scéal ina iomláine acu 14 adjective emphasising amountiomlán adj1  c m uhe was sick for two full years bhí sé tinn ar feadh dhá bhliain iomlán 15 adjective figure, part of bodytéagartha adj3  c m utoirtiúil adj2  c m ushe has a full figure tá sí téagarthathe jacket suits fuller figures oireann an chasóg do dhaoine téagartha 16 adjective FASH skirt, sleeves, etclán adj1  c m uthe dress has a full skirt tá sciorta lán ar an ngúna, tá sciorta atá ag dul amach ar an ngúna 17 adjective hair: ampletiubh adj1  c m uhe has a full head of hair tá ceann tiubh gruaige air, tá folt tiubh gruaige air 18 adjective flavour etcláidir adj1  c m uthis wine has a fuller flavour tá blas níos láidre ar an bhfíon seo 19 adjective informal drunkar meisce  c m uólta  c m u
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20 adverb directlydíreach  c m uhe kissed her full on the lips phóg sé í díreach ar a beolahe was staring at her full in the face bhí sé ag stánadh díreach isteach ina haghaidh
phrases

full of beans

lán brí agus fuinnimhlán de chroí agus d'aigne

to be full of yourself

(also

to be full of your own importance

) bheith lán díot féinbheith mórchúiseachbheith lán mórtaisbheith leitheadach

to be full of shit

(also

to be full of crap

) vulgar bheith lán de chac vulgarbheith lán caca vulgar

full steam ahead

(also

full speed ahead

) ar aghaidh ar lánluasar aghaidh faoi lán seoilwe went full steam ahead ar aghaidh linn faoi lán seoil

to the full

oiread agus is féidirto enjoy sth to the full lántaitneamh a bhaint as rudshe used her opportunity to the full bhain sí lántairbhe as a deis he lived life to the full bhain sé oiread sásaimh agus ab fhéidir as an saol, bhain sé cion céadach as an saol

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