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imagine

1 verb picture in your mind TRANSITIVEsamhlaigh verb  c m uit's hard to imagine it is deacair é a shamhlú, is doiligh é a shamhlúhe imagined having to leave his job shamhlaigh sé conas a bheadh sé dá mbeadh air éirí as a phosthe imagined his mother as a young girl shamhlaigh sé a mháthair agus í ina cailín óg 2 verb suppose sth is true TRANSITIVEsamhlaigh verb  c m uI was taken aback, as you might imagine baineadh siar asam, mar a shamhlófá; baineadh siar asam, mar a bheifeá ag súil leisshe imagined him to be a reporter cheap sí gur iriseoir a bhí ann, ghlac sí leis gur iriseoir a bhí ann
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3 verb wrongly think sth exists TRANSITIVEsamhlaigh verb  c m uI must have imagined it caithfidh gur á shamhlú dom a bhí sé, caithfidh sé gur ar mo shúile a bhí sé, caithfidh sé gur ag brionglóideach a bhí mé 4 verb in surprise, disbelief TRANSITIVEsamhlaigh verb  c m uimagine being that rich! samhlaigh bheith chomh saibhir sin!just imagine! samhlaigh é!, féach air sin anois!, an gcreidfeá?

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