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lapse into

1 (v + prep) become inactive TRANSITIVEthey lapsed into silence thost siad, chuaigh a gcuid comhrá in éagshe lapsed into a coma chaill sí an aithne, d'imigh an mothú aisti 2 (v + prep) become worse TRANSITIVEtéigh chun PhrVtit le PhrV  c m udon't let it lapse into farce ná déan mugadh magadh de, coinnigh ón mugadh magadh éwe were lapsing into sentimentality bhíomar ag dul chun maoithneachais, bhí an maoithneachas ag fáil greim orainn 3 (v + prep) resume TRANSITIVEtéigh ar ais chuigthey were beaten if they lapsed into Irish bhuailtí iad dá dtiontóidís ar ais ar an nGaeilge → see lapse