New English-Irish Dictionary
Similar words: lash · leach · lease · least · unleash · leased · abash · ash · awash · bash
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leash

noun (especially US)iall fem2  c m u to keep a dog on a leash madra a choimeád ar iall
phrases

to be on a tight leash

(also

to be on a short leash

) bheith ar iall ghearrnow banks are on a tighter leash níl an tsaoirse chéanna ag na bainc anois, tá níos lú scóipe ag na bainc anois

to keep sb on a tight leash

(also

to keep sb on a short leash

) duine a choinneáil ar iall ghearrsúil ghéar a choinneáil ar dhuine

to be straining at the leash

bheith ar bísthey're straining at the leash to get the work started tá siad ar bís chun tosú ar an obair, tá siad ag tnúth go mór le tosú ar an obair