New English-Irish Dictionary
Similar words: laid · Eid · aid · bid · kid · lad · lie · lip · lit · mid
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lid

1. noun cover for container2. noun eyelid3. noun COOK pastry cover for pie
phrases
1 noun cover for containerclár masc1  c m uclaibín masc4  c m uclúdach masc1  c m uhe took the lid off the pot bhain sé an clár den phota, d'ardaigh sé an barr den photathe lid of the pipe claibín an phíopa 2 noun eyelidmogall masc1  c m ucaipín súilemogall súile
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3 noun COOK pastry cover for piebarr masc1  c m u

lidded

1 adjective having a lida lidded pan friochtán a bhfuil clár airthe box is lidded tá clár ar an mbosca 2 adjective covered by eyelidher eyes were lidded bhí a súile dúnta aici
phrases

to keep a lid on sth

(also

to keep the lid on sth

) 1 keep sth under controlrud a choimeád faoi smachtguaim a choinneáil ar rudstiúir a choinneáil ar rud 2 keep sth secretrud a choinneáil faoi do hatarud a choimeád ina rún

to lift the lid off sth

(also

to take the lid off sth

, to lift the lid on sth

, to blow the lid on sth

) rud a nochtadh don saol móreolas a nochtadh faoi rudit lifted the lid on the abuse nocht sé an mhí-úsáid don saol mór, thug sé an mhí-úsáid chun solais

to put a lid on sth

(also

to put the lid on sth

) rud a bhrú faoi choisstop a chur le rud

to put the lid on sth

(also

to put the tin lid on sth

) brachán ceart a dhéanamh de scéalcocstí a dhéanamh de rudthat remark put the tin lid on it rinne an chaint sin praiseach cheart den scéal, ba í an chaint sin a rinne cocstí uile den scéal

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