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heap

1. noun AGR, HORT, IND pile2. noun lot or lots3. noun old vehicle4. verb pile (sth) somewhere5. verb shower (sth) on sb
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1 noun also AGR, HORT, IND pilecarn masc1  c m ucnap masc1  c m ucarnán masc1  c m uthe books were in a heap bhí na leabhair caite ina gcnap, bhí na leabhair ina gcarnán we piled everything in a heap in the middle of the floor chaitheamar gach rud ina chnap i lár an urláirthe documents were thrown in a heap bhí na cáipéisí caite i gcarna heap of stones carn cloch, lód clocha heap of manure carn aoiligh 2 noun (also heaps) informal lot or lotsneart masc1  c m ulear mór  c m ugo leor  c m ucuimse fem4he had heaps to do bhí neart le déanamh aige, bhí go leor le déanamh aigeI got heaps of cards fuair mé lear mór cártaí, fuair mé airde cártaíheaps of money na múrtha airgid
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3 noun informal, pejorative (also heap of junk) old vehiclegliogar masc1seanghliogarseancharrhe's trying to sell that heap of junk tá sé ag iarraidh an seanghliogar sin a dhíol, tá sé ag iarraidh an seanrud sin a dhíol 4 verb pile (sth) somewhere TRANSITIVEcuir i gcarncarn verb  c m ucarn a dhéanamh dehe heaped the old newspapers chuir sé na sean-nuachtáin i gcarn, rinne sé carn de na sean-nuachtáinshe heaped spaghetti on the plates chuir sí carn spaigití ar na plátaí, chuir sí neart spaigití ar na plátaíthe soil was heaped up behind the wall bhí an chré carntha taobh thiar den bhalla 5 verb shower (sth) on sb TRANSITIVEhe heaped praise on the doctors mhol sé na dochtúirí go hard na spéireshe heaped criticism on them cháin sí go géar iadthey're heaping ridicule on him tá siad ag déanamh ceap magaidh de, tá siad ag déanamh bambairne de
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a heap of shit

(also

a heap of crap

, a heap of rubbish

) amaidíthat film is a heap of shit! ní fiú tráithnín an scannán sin!, ní fiú a dhath an scannán sin!, ní fiú deich triuf an scannán úd!, ní fiú cac madra an scannán sin! informal, ní fiú cac an diabhail an scannán sin! informal

at the bottom of the heap

ag bun an dréimireshe started at the bottom of the heap thosaigh sí ag bun an dréimire, thosaigh sí in íochtar ar fad

at the top of the heap

ar bharr an dréimirein uachtar ar fadhe finished at the top of the heap chríochnaigh sé in uachtar ar fad

to collapse in a heap

titim i do chnaptitim de phleisthe collapsed in a heap on the sofa thit sé de phleist ar an tolg

to fall in a heap

titim i do chnaptitim de phleisttitim i gceann do chosshe fell in a heap on the road thit sí ina cnap ar an mbóthar

to land in a heap

titim i do chnaptitim de phlimptitim de phleisthe landed in a heap thit sé de phleist, thuirling sé de phlimp