New English-Irish Dictionary
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lost is a grammatical form of: lose »

lost

adjective
phrases
adjective
1 adjective not knowing where you arecaillte adj3  c m uwe were lost bhíomar caillte, bhíomar imithe ar strae, bhíomar imithe amúhe got lost on the way chuaigh sé ar strae ar an mbealach, chuaigh sé amú ar an mbealach 2 adjective unable to be foundatá cailltethe letters are now lost tá na litreacha caillte anois, níl na litreacha ar marthain anoisthey found my lost purse tháinig siad ar an sparán a bhí caillte agam
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3 adjective of earnings, income etccaillte adj3  c m ulost revenue ioncam caillte 4 adjective of opportunity etc: wasteda cailleadh  c m ua cuireadh amúanother lost opportunity deis eile a cuireadh amúthe chance was lost bhí an seans caillte 5 adjective not woncaillte adj3  c m ua cailleadh  c m uhe referenced the lost battles rinne sé tagairt do na cathanna a cailleadhthe game was lost by then bhí an cluiche caillte faoin am sin 6 adjective ill at easecaillte adj3  c m uhe looked lost whenever he had the ball bhí an chuma air nach raibh a fhios aige cad a dhéanfadh sé nuair a bhí an liathróid aige 7 adjective lacking focus or purpose in lifecaillte adj3  c m uyoung people sometimes feel lost in life in amanna ní léir do dhaoine óga aon bhealach rompu sa saol 8 adjective unable to understand sthcaillte adj3  c m utrína chéile  c m uI was lost with the theoretical side of it bhí mé caillte i dtaca leis an taobh teoiriciúil de, bhí mé as m'eolas ó thaobh na teoirice deI'm still totally lost tá mearbhall iomlán orm go fóill, tá mé trína chéile ceart fós, ní thuigim ó thalamh an domhain é go fóill 9 adjective killeda maraíodhmarbh adj1  c m ua cailleadh  c m ucaillte adj3  c m uthe two lost soldiers were from the same regiment ba as an reisimint chéanna don bheirt saighdiúirí a maraíodhthey were presumed lost ceapadh go raibh siad caillte 10 adjective absorbed in sthhe was lost in the music bhí sé gafa leis an gceol, bhí sé sáite go huile is go hiomlán sa cheolshe was lost in thought bhí sí ag meabhrú go domhain, bhí sí go domhain ina cuid smaointeI was lost to the world bhí speabhraídí orm, bhí mé ag brionglóideach, ag taibhreamh a bhí mé 11 adjective of artistic work etc: finally discoveredcaillte adj3  c m u 12 adjective destroyed, irrecoverablescriostathe building was lost bhí an foirgneamh scriosta 13 adjective no longer possessedatá caillteher lost faith didn't return níor fhill an creideamh a bhí caillte aici
phrases

all is not lost

níl deireadh caillte fósní fíon faoi lár é

get lost!

1 dismissing what sb saysan ag magadh atá tú?bíodh ciall agat!éist leat! 2 telling sb to go awaytéigh i dtigh an diabhail!gread leat!bain as!

to give sth/sb up for lost

1 assume that sb is dead we'd given them up for lost bhíomar cinnte go raibh siad caillte, ní raibh aon súil againn go raibh siad fós beo, bhí deireadh dúile bainte againn díobh 2 assume that sb will diethey gave me up for lost cheap siad nach dtiocfainn as, mheas siad go raibh mo phort seinnte, cheap siad go raibh deireadh liom 3 assume that sth is irrecoverablethe original has been given up for lost glactar leis go bhfuil an bunleagan caillte

lost for words

he was lost for words níor fágadh focal aige, fágadh ina staic é, rinneadh stangaire deshe stared at him, lost for words stán sí air gan focal féin fanta aici

lost on sb

the humour of the poem was lost on her níor léir di an greann sa dán, bhí sí dall ar an ngreann sa dán, chuaigh an greann sa dán amú uirthi

lost without sth/sb

I'd be lost without her bheinn caillte murach í, bheinn caillte dá huireasahe feels lost without his computer airíonn sé caillte gan a ríomhaire

to make up for lost time

cúiteamh a dhéanamh ar an am a cuireadh amúan t-am a cuireadh amú a thabhairt isteach

to make up lost ground

(also

to recover lost ground

) an bhris a thabhairt isteach

not lost on sb

the irony wasn't lost on them ba mhaith ba léir dóibh an íoróin, ní dheachaigh an íoróin amú orthu

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