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lend

1. verb person2. verb FIN institution3. verb library etc4. verb confer (particular quality)5. verb offer (help etc)
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1 verb person TRANSITIVEtabhair ar iasacht doiasacht a thabhairt doI asked her to lend me twenty euro d'iarr mé iasacht fiche euro uirthi, d'iarr mé fiche euro ar iasacht uirthishe lent him her notes thug sí a cuid nótaí ar iasacht dó 2 verb FIN institution
INTRANSITIVEiasacht a thabhairtthe banks are willing to lend tá na bainc sásta iasachtaí a thabhairt
TRANSITIVEtabhair ar iasacht doiasacht a thabhairt doshe lent him the deposit thug sí an éarlais ar iasacht dó
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3 verb library etc
INTRANSITIVEtabhair ar iasachtiasacht a thabhairtwe'll continue lending leanfaimid orainn ag tabhairt ábhar ar iasacht, leanfaimid orainn ag tabhairt iasachtaí
TRANSITIVEtabhair ar iasachtiasacht a thabhairtwe lend pictures tugaimid pictiúir ar iasacht
4 verb confer (particular quality) TRANSITIVEtabhair verb  c m ua good suit lends you an air of authority tugann culaith mhaith údarás duit, cuireann culaith mhaith cuma údarásach ort 5 verb offer (help etc) TRANSITIVEtabhair verb  c m utairg verb  c m uhe lent us his support thug sé a thacaíocht dúinn, thairg sé a chuid tacaíochta dúinn
phrases

to lend an ear to sb or sth

éisteacht le duinecluas a thabhairt do dhuinecluas le héisteacht a thabhairt do dhuinehe lent me a sympathetic ear d'éist sé go tuisceanach liom

to lend sb a hand

(also

lend a helping hand to sb

) lámh chuidithe a thabhairt do dhuinelámh chúnta a thabhairt do dhuine

to lend your voice to sth

tacaíocht a thabhairt dotacú leshe's lending her voice to the campaign tá sí ag tacú leis an bhfeachtas

to lend itself to sth

this book doesn't lend itself to being read out loud níl an leabhar seo fóirsteanach lena léamh os ard, níl sé éasca an leabhar seo a léamh os ard

to lend your name to sth

1 endorse sth with your named'ainm a chur le rudtacú le rud 2 have sth named after youshe lent her name to the trophy ainmníodh an trófaí aisti, is aisti atá an trófaí ainmnithe

to lend weight to sth

(also

to lend substance to sth

, to lend support to sth

) rud a neartútreisiú le rudthat lent weight to my argument threisigh sé sin le m'argóint, chuir sé sin le m'argóint

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