New English-Irish Dictionary
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game

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noun
1 noun structured activity for enjoyment or for competitioncluiche masc4  c m ubridge is a card game is cluiche cártaí é beiristechess is a complicated game is cluiche casta í an fhicheallchildren love playing games is breá le páistí cluichí a imirtonline game cluiche ar líne 2 noun individual session of game etc cluiche masc4  c m uwe didn't finish the game níor chríochnaíomar an cluichewho won the first game? cé a bhuaigh an chéad chluiche?
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3 noun set, equipment for gamecluiche masc4  c m umake sure all parts of the game are in the box déan cinnte go bhfuil gach páirt den chluiche sa bhosca 4 noun SPOR competitive sporting activitycluiche masc4  c m uhurling is the national game is í an iomáint an cluiche náisiúntarugby is a physical game is cluiche fisiciúil é an rugbaíthe native games na cluichí dúchasachathe women's game is constantly developing tá cluiche na mban ag forbairt an t-am ar fadthe new rules aren't good for the game ní chun leas an chluiche na rialacha nua 5 noun competitive session of sport cluiche masc4  c m ushe played in the game against Dublin d'imir sí sa chluiche i gcoinne Bhaile Átha CliathI played a game of snooker last night d'imir mé cluiche snúcair aréirthe game between Fermanagh and Clare an cluiche idir Fear Manach agus an Clárhe had a fine game today bhí an-chluiche aige inniu 6 noun scoring subsection of a matchcluiche masc4  c m u game, set, and match cluiche, seit agus comórtas 7 noun child's or animal's activityspraoi masc4  c m usúgradh masc  c m uchildren make up their own games cumann páistí a gcluichí féindogs love chasing games is breá le madraí cluichí tóraíochta 8 noun performance, style etcshe's on top of her game at the moment tá sí ag imirt thar cionn faoi láthair, tá sí i mbarr a maitheasa faoi láthairthe Irish game is very defensive tá imirt na hÉireann an-chosantachyou put him off his game chuir tú dá bhuille é 9 noun activity likened to a game cluiche masc4  c m uyou're playing a dangerous game tá tú ag imirt cluiche contúirteachthey were playing games with him bhí siad ag imirt cluichí leishe's fairly new to the politics game níl mórán taithí aige ar chluiche na polaitíochta 10 noun caper, bit of craicshe thought it was all just a game shíl sí nach raibh ann ach craic, cheap sí nach raibh ann ach píosa spraoi, cheap sí nach raibh ann ach magadhthis isn't the time to be playing silly games ní hé seo an t-am don chleasaíocht, ní tráth amaidí é 11 noun informal method, objectiveI don't know what his game is but I don't like it níl a fhios agam cad é an plean atá aige ach ní maith liom é, ní heol dom cad atá ar bun aige ach ní maith liom é, níl a fhios agam cad atá ar siúl aige ach ní maith liom é 12 noun HUNT, ZOOL, COOK animals that are huntedgéim masc4  c m ugame fishing géimiascaireachtgame pie pióg ghéim
verb
13 verb play computer games INTRANSITIVEbheith ag imirt cluichí 14 verb gamble INTRANSITIVEbheith ag cearrbhachashe loves gaming is aoibhinn leis bheith ag cearrbhachas
adjective
15 adjective up for it, eagerI'm game tá mise sásta, tá mé sásta tabhairt faoishe's always been game for a laugh bhí an-ghéim inti i gcónaí, bhí an-spraoi ag baint léi i gcónaíhe's game for anything dhéanfadh sé rud ar bith, bhainfeadh sé triail as rud ar bith 16 adjective plucky, spiritedmisniúil adj2  c m umiotalach adj1  c m uhe's game tá croí mór aige, tá sé miotalach 17 adjective damagedhe had a game leg bhí céim bhacaí ann, bhí cos leis gambachshe has a game arm tá a lámh craptha, tá éalang ar a lámh, tá máchail ar a lámh
phrases

to be ahead of the game

bheith chun tosaighbheith i bhfad chun cinntheir business is ahead of the game tá an gnó s'acusan ar thús cadhnaíochta, tá a ngnósan chun tosaighshe wants to be ahead of the game teastaíonn uaithi bheith chun tosaigh

all part of the game

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all in the game

) that's all part of the game sin cuid den chúram, sin cuid den chraic

anybody's game

it was anybody's game bhí an cluiche idir dhá cheann na meá, ní raibh oiread na fríde idir an dá fhoireann

to beat sb at their own game

buille dá bhata féin a bhualadh ar dhuineslat dá thomhas féin a thabhairt do dhuine

to give the game away

rún a sceitheadhan cat a scaoileadh as an málathe children gave the game away sceith na leanaí an rún, lig na páistí an cat as an mála

to be on the game

informalbheith ag obair mar striapachbheith i do striapach

to play sb at their own game

cor in aghaidh an chaim a thabhairt do dhuine

to play the game

1 play fairlycothrom na Féinne a thabhairtbheith ionraicyou must play the game when dealing with people caithfidh tú cothrom na Féinne a thabhairt do dhaoine, caithfidh tú bheith díreach le daoine 2 do what is expectedan cluiche a imirtcloí leis na rialachanever mind your notions, play the game caith uait do chuid seafóide agus imir an cluiche

the game is up for you

tá do chosa nitetá do rás riteshe saw the police and knew the game was up chonaic sí na póilíní agus bhí a fhios aici go raibh a cosa nite

the game is worth the candle

is fiú an tairbhe an trioblóid

the name of the game

croí an scéiltús agus deireadh an scéilbun agus barr an scéil

the only game in town

informalbun agus barr gach scéilthis is the only game in town this week seo é bun agus barr gach scéil an tseachtain seo, níl aird ar aon rud eile an tseachtain seo

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