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Similar words: holed · whole · bole · cole · dole · hale · hoe · hold · holm · holt
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hole

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noun
1 noun also MED, MUS hollow or opening in sthpoll masc1  c m uthey dug a large hole in the ground thochail siad poll mór sa talamhhe fell into a hole thit sé isteach i bpollit's riddled with holes tá sé lán poll, tá sé lán de phoill, tá sé lán le poillthere was a hole in the roof bhí poll sa díonhe drilled a hole in it dhruileáil sé poll annthey filled the hole in the wall líon siad an poll a bhí sa bhallait had a hole in the middle bhí poll ina lárthere are four screw holes tá ceithre pholl scriú ann 2 noun ZOOL animal's burrowpoll masc1  c m ucró masc4  c m uthe mouse escaped into its hole d'éalaigh an luch isteach ina pollbadger hole brocachrabbit hole poll coiníní
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3 noun potholepoll masc1  c m usclaig fem2  c m uwe struck a hole in the road bhuaileamar poll sa bhóthar, bhuaileamar sclaig ar an mbóthar 4 noun CLOTH in clothingpoll masc1  c m uthere's a hole in your sock tá poll i do stocathe button is too big for the hole tá an cnaipe rómhór don pholl 5 noun omissionlúb ar lár  c m uthere's a hole in the plot tá lúb ar lár sa phlota 6 noun GOLF where the ball is to drop intopoll masc1  c m u 7 noun GOLF section of course or gamepoll masc1  c m uthe 18th hole an 18ú pollwe played nine holes d'imríomar naoi bpoll 8 noun informal awful placepoll masc1  c m uthat place is a real hole is poll ceart é an áit sin, níl ansin ach poll d'áitI hate this hole of a country is fuath liom an poll seo de thír, is fuath liom an tír shuarach ghránna seo 9 noun informal difficult situationsáinn fem2  c m ucruachás masc1they were in a hole about money bhí siad i sáinn ó thaobh airgid de, bhí siad i gcruachás airgid, bhí siad san fhaopach ó thaobh airgid de, bhí cruas airgid orthuthey got him out of a hole chuidigh siad leis é féin a tharraingt as an tsáinn ina raibh sé, thóg siad maide as uisce dó 10 noun vulgar anuspoll vulgar masc1  c m upoll tóna vulgarclasán very informal masc1  c m uhe sat on his hole all day shuigh sé ar a thóin an lá ar fadget off your hole and do something éirigh de do thóin agus déan rud éigin
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11 verb make a hole in TRANSITIVEpoll a dhéanamh ipoll a chur ipoll verb  c m uthe ship was holed by a torpedo chuir toirpéad poll sa long 12 verb GOLF strike ball into the hole TRANSITIVEan liathróid a chur sa phollshe holed from forty feet chuir sí an liathróid sa pholl ó dhaichead troigh to hole in one an liathróid a chur sa pholl d'aon bhuille, an liathróid a chur sa pholl d'aon iarracht
phrases

to make a hole in sth

informalthe wedding made a hole in his wallet d'fhág an bhainis an sparán lag aige, d'fhág an bhainis sparán éadrom aige

like a hole in the head

informalthey need more work like a hole in the head tuilleadh oibre an rud is lú atá ag teastáil uathu

my hole!

vulgarmo thóin! very informalmo pholl! vulgari mo pholl thiar! vulgarhe's working, my hole! tá sé ag obair, mo thóin! very informal; tá sé ag obair, mo pholl! vulgar

a pain in the hole

vulgarpian sa tóin informalcrá croíshe's a pain in the hole if ever there was one! is pian sa tóin í má bhí a leithéid riamh ann!

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