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lot

noun
adverb
pronoun
determiner
phrases
noun
1 noun fate, destinycinniúint fem3  c m udán masc1  c m uthat was her lot sin é a bhí sa chinniúint aici, sin é a bhí i ndán di, sin é a bhí leagtha amach dithey're happy with their lot in life tá siad sásta lena saol to throw your lot in with sb dul i bpáirtíocht le duine 2 noun informal whole amountthey bought the lot cheannaigh siad an t-iomlán, cheannaigh siad a raibh annthat's our lot for today tá ár gcuidne déanta don lá inniu, sin é ár gcuidne don lá inniushe's the funniest of the lot is ise is greannmhaire ar an iomlán acu, is í is greannmhaire astu ar fad
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3 noun informal group of peopledream masc3  c m ubaicle fem4  c m uour lot are fine tá an dream s'againne go breá, tá an mhuintir s'againne go breáthey're a smart lot is dream cliste iadwell done, you lot! maith sibh!, maith sibh féin!what about us lot? cad é fúinne?, céard fúinne? 4 noun informal entire group of peopleshe was proud of the lot of them bhí sí bródúil as an iomlán acu, bhí sí bródúil astu ar fad 5 noun batch, bundle, set etcbeart masc1  c m ubaisc fem2  c m ulucht masc3  c m ulasta masc4  c m uthe first lot was returned cuireadh an chéad bheart ar aisthat was the last lot of money she got ba í sin an chrág dheireanach airgid a fuair sí, ba í sin an mhám dheireanach airgid a fuair sí they were sold in lots of three díoladh iad i mbearta de thrí cinn; díoladh iad, trí cinn le chéile 6 noun informal MED dose, coursebabhta masc4  c m uhe had another lot of chemo bhí babhta eile ceimiteiripe aige 7 noun group of specific type of personthe first lot of climbers an chéad bhaicle dreapadóirí, an chéad ghrúpa dreapadóirí 8 noun (US) plot of landlota masc4  c m ugabháltas masc1  c m upaiste masc4  c m ua lot of land paiste talún, gabháltas talún it was sold in lots díoladh é ina ghabháltais, díoladh é ina lotaí 9 noun (US) land for specific purposesuíomh masc1  c m uláithreán masc1  c m uthe car was parked on the lot bhí an carr páirceáilte sa charrchlóshe owns a building lot tá láithreán tógála aige 10 noun CINE land housing film setsláthair scannán  c m usuíomh scannán  c m u 11 noun auction itemmír fem2  c m uluchtóg fem2  c m u 12 noun drawing straws etcit was decided by lot cuireadh ar crannchur é we drew lots bhí crannchur againn, chuireamar ar crainn é it fell to my lot is ormsa a thit sé, ar mo chrannsa a thit sé
adverb
13 adverb frequently it happens a lot tarlaíonn sé go minic, is minic a tharlaíonn séthey went out a lot chuaigh siad amach go minic 14 adverb significantlyi bhfad  c m uwe're a lot healthier táimid i bhfad níos sláintiúlahis handwriting has improved a lot tá a chuid scríbhneoireachta i bhfad níos fearr, tá feabhas mór ar a chuid scríbhneoireachta 15 adverb great dealthey speak a lot bíonn go leor cainte acu, déanann siad go leor cainte, déanann siad an-chuid caintehaving a car helps a lot is mór an cuidiú é carr a bheith agatthanks a lot go raibh míle maith agat, míle buíochas
pronoun
16 pronoun great deal a lot go leor, a lán, mórán, cuid mhórhe ate a lot d'ith sé go leor, d'ith sé an t-uafásshe has a lot to do tá go leor le déanamh aici, tá mórán le déanamh aicithere's not a lot to say níl mórán le rá there's an awful lot happening tá go leor leor ag tarlú, tá an t-uafás ag tarlú, tá an-chuid ag tarlú he knows quite a lot tá go leor ar eolas aige rather a lot cuid mhaith, roinnt mhaith, cuid mhór, an-chuid not a whole lot has changed níl mórán athraithe, is beag atá athraithe
determiner
17 significant amount or number determiner a lot of go leor, lear mór, neartI don't have a lot of time níl mórán ama agam, níl an t-uafás ama agam what a lot of rubbish a leithéid de sheafóid
phrases

to be all over the lot

(US), informal bheith ar fud na háitebheith trína chéile

to be a bad lot

pejorative they're a bad lot is olc an dream iad, is olc an éadáil iad, tá drochbhraon iontu, drochdhaoine atá iontu

to be the best of a bad lot

it's the best of a bad lot níl de rogha ann ach é, rogha an dá dhíogha is ea é

to have a lot on your mind

she has a lot on her mind tá go leor ar a hintinn, tá go leor ag déanamh imní di, tá go leor ag cur as di

to have a lot on your plate

he has a lot on his plate tá go leor ar a aire, tá go leor le déanamh aige

to have a lot to answer for

they have a lot to answer for tá go leor le cúiteamh acu

to make the best of a bad lot

they had to make the best of a bad lot bhí orthu teacht leis, bhí orthu déanamh leis

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