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grass

1. noun HORT, AGR vegetation in garden, pasture etc2. noun SPOR playing surface3. noun cannabis4. noun informer5. verb cover with
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1 noun HORT, AGR vegetation in garden, pasture etcféar masc1  c m uthe grass is a bit long tá an féar rud beag fada to cut the grass (also to mow the grass) an féar a bhaint, an féar a ghearradh, an gairdín a lomadhkeep off the grass ná siúil ar an bhféar, coinnigh amach ón bhféar
modifierféir  c m uwe have three full-size grass pitches tá trí pháirc lánmhéide féir againn
2 noun SPOR playing surfaceWimbledon is played on grass is ar an bhféar a imrítear in Wimbledon
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3 noun informal cannabisraithneach fem2  c m u 4 noun informal informerbrathadóir masc3  c m u 5 verb cover with TRANSITIVEto grass sth over rud a chur faoi fhéar, féar a fhás ar rudthe yard has been grassed over tá an clós faoi fhéar anois
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at grass

ar féarach

the grass is always greener

(also

the grass is always greener on the other side of the fence

) proverb is glas iad na cnoic i bhfad uainnbíonn adharca fada ar na ba thar learis glas na cnoic informal

to not let the grass grow under your feet

she doesn't let the grass grow under her feet ní chuireann sise am ar bith amúhe didn't let the grass grow under his feet níor lig sé an fhaill thairis, thapaigh sé an deis

to put sb out to grass

informalduine a chur ar féarachduine a chur amach ar scor

to put sth out to grass

AGRhe put his cattle out to grass chuir sé a chuid eallaigh ar féarach

to hear the grass grow

informalhe'd hear the grass grow ní théann dada amú air, níl a dhath ag dul thairis

to kick something into the long grass

informalrud a chur ar an méar fhada

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