New English-Irish Dictionary
Similar words: least · best · jest · last · leat · left · less · let · list · lost
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lest

1 conjunction for fear thatar eagla goar fhaitíos gohe wouldn't go out lest he catch cold ní rachadh sé amach ar eagla go dtiocfadh slaghdán airI took them in lest they be broken thug mé isteach iad sula mbrisfí iad 2 conjunction in casear eagla goar fhaitíos goI'll be there, lest you think I won't beidh mé ann, ar eagla go gceapfá nach mbeinnlest anyone think she isn't serious ar fhaitíos go gceapfadh aon duine nach bhfuil sí dáiríre
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3 conjunction should it happen thatgo  c m ushe was concerned lest you got hurt bhí sí buartha go ngortófaí thúhe feared lest the bridge should collapse bhí eagla air go dtitfeadh an droichead
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lest we forget

1 literary in memory of sbar eagla go ndéanfaimis dearmad 2 also humorous drawing attention to sthná déan dearmadlest we forget, there are hundreds of them ná déan dearmad go bhfuil na céadta acu ann, cuimhnigh go bhfuil na céadta acu ann