New English-Irish Dictionary
Similar words: lead on · leap on · lay on · leap in · let on · clean down · clean off · clean out · leap upon · clean up
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lean on

1 (v + prep) rely on INTRANSITIVEbheith ag brath arI don't have a sister to lean on níl deirfiúr agam ar féidir liom brath uirthihe offered her a shoulder to lean on thug sé tacaíocht dishe leans heavily on others bíonn sí ag brath go mór ar dhaoine eile 2 (v + prep) informal pressurise TRANSITIVEbrú a chur arthe bank was leaning on her bhí an banc ag cur brú uirthi 3 (v + prep) press heavily TRANSITIVEbrúigh verb  c m ubrúigh ar PhrVhe leaned on the doorbell bhrúigh sé ar an gcloigín → see lean