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least

1 determineris lú  c m ushe spends the least amount of time in the office caitheann sise an méid is lú ama san oifig, caitheann sise an t-am is lú san oifigthey have the least chance of survival tá an seans is lú ann go dtiocfaidh siad slán, is lú ar fad an seans atá acusan teacht slán 2 adjectivedá laghad  c m uis lú  c m uI hadn't the least idea what would happen ní raibh tuairim dá laghad agam cad a tharlódh, ní raibh barúil beo agam céard a tharlódhthe least thing annoys him cuireann an rud is lú isteach air, cuireann an rud is fánaí as dóthere's not the least chance of her coming back níl baol ar bith go dtiocfaidh sí ar ais, níl seans dá laghad go bhfillfidh sí, níl seans faoin spéir go bhfillfidh síthey don't bear the least resemblance to their father níl cosúlacht ar bith acu lena n-athair, níl siad ar dhóigh ar bith cosúil lena n-athairI don't feel the least bit of attachment to him níl dáimh ar bith agam leis, níl aon luí agam leis ar chor ar biththis doesn't make the least bit of sense níl ciall dá laghad leis seo, níl ciall ná réasún leis seo
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3 pronounis lú  c m umoney is the least of his worries is é an t-airgead an rud is lú atá ag cur imní air, is é an t-airgead an chloch is lú ar a phaidrínthe least said the better dá laghad a deirtear, sin mar is fearr éthere were many reasons for it, not the least being his youth is iomaí cúis a bhí leis, a óige a bhí sé, go háirithe 4 adverbis lú  c m uit's the least important subject is é an t-ábhar is lú tábhacht é, is é an t-ábhar is lú é a bhfuil tábhacht leisthat's my least favourite song sin é an t-amhrán is lú a bhfuil dúil agam annit happens when you least expect it tarlaíonn sé nuair nach mbíonn súil ar bith agat leis'Does that bother you?' 'No, not in the least.' 'An gcuireann sé sin isteach ort?' 'Ní chuireann, ar chor ar bith.'; 'An gcuireann sé sin isteach ort?' 'M'anam nach gcuireann in aon chor.'she wasn't in the least surprised by it ní raibh iontas ar bith uirthi faoi, ní raibh iontas dá laghad uirthi faoi, níor chuir sé lá iontais uirthithe course is not in the least bit boring níl an cúrsa leadránach ar chor ar bith, níl an cúrsa leadránach beag ná mórhe's not the least worried about it níl imní dá laghad air faoi, níl a dhath imní air faoinobody knew what was going on, least of all the audience ní raibh a fhios ag aon duine céard a bhí ar siúl, go háirithe an lucht féachanait was a tough job, not least because of the pressure ba phost crua é, mar gheall ar an mbrú thar aon ní eile
phrases

at least

1 anywayar aon nóscibépé scéal éat least that's what she told her parents b'in a dúirt sí lena tuismitheoirí ar aon nós, b'in a dúirt sí lena tuismitheoirí cibé 2 if nothing elsear a laghad ar bithar a laghadthey could at least have thanked you níor mhiste dóibh buíochas a ghabháil leat ar a laghad ar bith, thiocfadh leo buíochas a ghlacadh leat ar a laghad 3 minimum quantity or sizear a laghadhe was at least an hour late bhí sé uair an chloig mall ar a laghad

at the least

ar a laghadthere were ten people present at the least bhí deichniúr ar a laghad i láthair

at the very least

ar a laghad ar bithshe wants to pass the exam, at the very least tá sí ag iarraidh pas a fháil sa scrúdú, ar a laghad ar bith

last but not least

(also

last but by no means least

) agus an meall mór ar deireadh

least said, soonest mended

proverb is binn béal ina thost

least worst

adjectiveI think it's the least worst option of the two sílim gurb é rogha an dá dhíogha é

to say the least

(also

to say the least of it

) to say the least of it, he treated her badly ní haon áibhéil a rá gur chaith sé go dona léi

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