New English-Irish Dictionary
Similar words: get past · get out · get about · get after · get by · get in · get on · get on at · get to · get up
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get at

1 (v + prep) discover TRANSITIVEtar ar PhrV  c m uaimsigh verb  c m uI want to get at the truth here is é is mian liom teacht ar an bhfírinne anseo 2 (v + prep) access TRANSITIVEtar ar PhrV  c m uto get at private information teacht ar eolas príobháideachshe can't get at her money níl teacht aici ar a cuid airgid, níl fáil aici ar a cuid airgidthey can't get at the chocolate up here ní thig leo an tseacláid a aimsiú thuas anseoto get at the root of the problem dul go croí na ceiste, dul go bunrúta an scéillet me get at him! fan go bhfaighidh mise greim air!
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3 (v + prep) informal criticise TRANSITIVEpioc ar PhrV  c m uhe's always getting at me bíonn sé i gcónaí ag piocadh orm, bíonn sé i gcónaí anuas ormwhy are you getting at me about it? cad chuige a bhfuil tú ar mo dhroim faoi?, cén fáth a bhfuil tú ag gabháil dom faoi? 4 (v + prep) informal intimidate TRANSITIVEhe was got at oibríodh air, ceannaíodh é 5 (v + adv) informal insinuate TRANSITIVEwhat are you getting at? céard atá i gceist agat?, cad é atá tú a mhaíomh? 6 (v + prep) damage, interfere with TRANSITIVEthe dog got at my dinner bhain an madra do mo dhinnéarthe cat was trying to get at the fish bhí an cat ag iarraidh an t-iasc a itheit was lovely until developers got at it bhí sé go hálainn go dtí gur leag forbróirí a lámha air → see get

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