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heavy

adjective
phrases
1 adjective weigh a lottrom adj1  c m ushe was carrying a heavy bag bhí sí ag iompar mála tromthat box is heavy tá an bosca sin tromit's too heavy for you tá sé róthrom agatwhich is the heaviest? cé acu is troime?mine is heavier than yours tá mo cheannsa níos troime ná do cheannsa how heavy are you? cé chomh trom agus atá tú?, cén meáchan atá ionat? 2 adjective CLOTH thick and warmtrom adj1  c m uheavy shoes bróga troma
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3 adjective FOOD of food, fatty, solidtrom adj1  c m ua heavy meal béile trom 4 adjective strong in flavour, smelltrom adj1  c m uláidir adj1  c m u 5 adjective bulky, solidtrom adj1  c m utoirtiúil adj2  c m u 6 adjective difficult to hold up or open when tiredtrom adj1  c m uher eyes felt heavy with sleep bhí a súile marbh le codladhhis arms and legs felt heavy mhothaigh a lámha agus a chosa trom 7 adjective of feelingtrom adj1  c m uhe left with a heavy heart d'imigh sé go tromchroíoch 8 adjective of force, weighttrom adj1  c m uláidir adj1  c m ucrua adj3  c m ushe dealt him a heavy blow bhuail sí buille trom air, ba chrua an buille a bhuail sí airhe gave a heavy sigh of relief lig sé osna throm faoisimh 9 adjective demanding, hard to beartrom adj1  c m udian adj1  c m uhe has a heavy burden to bear tá ualach trom le hiompar aigethe manager bears a heavy responsibility tá cúram trom ar an mbainisteoir 10 adjective abundant, copioustrom adj1  c m ufras adj1  c m uthere was heavy rain today bhí báisteach throm ann inniuheavy bleeding came from the wound bhí fuil ag sileadh go fras ón gcneá 11 adjective of large number, amountmór adj1  c m usuntasach adj1  c m uhis business is making heavy losses tá a ghnólacht ag cailleadh go tromthe army suffered heavy casualties bhí an-chuid taismeach ag an arm 12 adjective intensivethere was heavy fighting at the front bhí dianchomhrac ar siúl ag an bhfrontathere was heavy security at the conference bhí dianslándáil ar an gcomhdháilthere was heavy demand for the product bhí an-éileamh ar an táirge 13 adjective to a great degreemór adj1  c m unach beag  c m uthey place heavy emphasis on training cuireann siad an-bhéim ar an oiliúint, tá béim nach beag acu ar an oiliúintthey have a heavy reliance on technology tá siad ag brath go mór ar an teicneolaíocht 14 adjective consuming a lothe's a heavy drinker tá sé trom ar an ól, ólann sé a lándue to their heavy drinking de bharr a gcuid ólacháinshe's a heavy smoker tá sí trom ar an tobac 15 adjective severe, harshtrom adj1  c m udian adj1  c m ua heavy fine fíneáil thromheavy punishment was meted out to them gearradh pionós trom orthuthey paid a heavy price for the mistake is daor a dhíol siad as an mbotún 16 adjective large, powerfultrom adj1  c m uheavy artillery airtléire throm, gunnaí móra familiarheavy machinery innealra trom 17 adjective of physical efforttrom adj1  c m umaslach adj1  c m uheavy work obair throm, obair mhaslach 18 adjective MET humidmeirbh adj1  c m umarbhánta adj3  c m u 19 adjective MET dark, thicktrom adj1  c m utiubh adj1  c m uheavy fog ceo dlúth, ceo trom, ceo tiubhheavy clouds scamaill dhorcha 20 adjective HORT thick, stickytrom adj1  c m uheavy soil ithir throm 21 adjective also HORSE wet, muddybog adj1  c m uthe ground is very heavy here tá an talamh an-bhog anseo 22 adjective AGR, HORT abundanttrom adj1  c m ufairsing adj1  c m uflúirseach adj1  c m uwe had a heavy crop this year bhí barr maith i mbliana againn, bhí barr mór i mbliana againn 23 adjective PUBL boldtrom adj1  c m uheavy type cló trom 24 adjective literary of qualityhis speech was heavy with meaning bhí a óráid lán de bhríthe occasion was heavy with atmosphere bhí an ócáid ar maos in atmaisféar 25 adjective informal containing a lot oftheir diet is heavy on fruits and vegetables tá cuid mhór torthaí agus glasraí ina réim biathis newspaper is heavy on local news tá an-bhéim ar nuacht áitiúil sa nuachtán seo 26 adjective MET well below zerotrom adj1  c m uthere was a heavy frost last night rinne sé sioc trom aréir, bhí siocán trom ann aréir 27 adjective NAUT roughgarbh adj1  c m usuaite adj1  c m u 28 adjective MED bad, with much mucustrom adj1  c m udroch- prefshe has a heavy cold tá slaghdán trom uirthi, tá drochshlaghdán uirthi 29 adjective informal serious, complextrom adj1  c m udomhain adj1  c m usome of the subjects are a bit heavier than others tá cuid de na hábhair níos troime ná a chéileavoid any heavy conversation with her seachain aon chomhrá domhain léi
phrases

to do the heavy lifting

an chuid is troime den obair a dhéanamhtrom na hoibre a dhéanamh

to get heavy

dul i muinín na láimhe láidrethe security forces decided to get heavy with the protesters shocraigh na fórsaí slándála an lámh láidir a úsáid ar na hagóideoirí

a heavy hand

lámh láidir

to be heavy with child

bheith torrachbheith ag iompar clainne

to lay heavy on sb

(also

to weigh heavy on sb

, to lie heavy on sb's mind

, to weigh heavy on sb's mind

) luí go trom ar intinn duineluí go trom ar aigne duinethe job is weighing heavy on his mind tá an post ag déanamh tinnis dó, tá sé faoi chian ag an bpost

to make heavy weather of sth

obair chrua a dhéanamh de rudrud a bheith ina shaothar mór agatyou made heavy weather of that rinne sibh obair chrua de sin, bhí bhur sáith ansin agaibh

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