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impress

1 verb earn admiration, respect
TRANSITIVEtéigh i bhfeidhm artéigh i gcion arhe impressed the guests chuaigh sé i bhfeidhm ar na haíonna, chuaigh sé i gcion ar na haíonna, bhí na haíonna tógtha leisshe impressed the audience with her voice chuaigh sí i bhfeidhm ar an lucht féachana lena glór, bhí an lucht féachana tógtha lena guththe judges were very impressed by the standard bhí na moltóirí an-tógtha leis an gcaighdeánshe's not easily impressed is deacair í a shásamh, ní furasta í a shásamh, ní sé éasca dul i gcion uirthi
INTRANSITIVEwhat impresses the most is their honesty a n-ionracas an rud is mó a théann i bhfeidhm ortas a speaker he never fails to impress is iontach go deo an cainteoir é, an-chainteoir atá ann
2 verb stamp a mark on sth TRANSITIVEmúnlaigh verb  c m uhe impressed the image onto the cover mhúnlaigh sé an íomhá ar an gclúdach, ghrean sé an íomhá ar an gclúdachhis stamp was impressed on the back bhí a stampa curtha ar chúl aige, bhí sé stampáilte ar chúl aige
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3 noun markmarc masc1  c m ustampa masc4  c m u 4 noun literary influencerian masc1  c m ulorg masc1  c m ushe stamped her impress on the school d'fhág sí a rian go láidir ar an scoil, d'fhág sí lorg a láimhe ar an scoil
phrases

to not impress sb

1 be regarded as unimpressiveshe wasn't overly impressed by his behaviour níor thaitin a iompar rómhór léi, ní raibh sí róthógtha lena iompar 2 be regarded as unconvincinghe wasn't impressed by the explanation ní raibh sé an-tógtha leis an míniú, níor shásaigh an míniú é

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