New English-Irish Dictionary
Similar words: kettle · nettle · settle · mottled · nettled · settled · settler · battle · beetle · bottle
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mettle

nounteacht aniar  c m umiotal masc1  c m umianach masc1  c m uthe first half tested the mettle of the teams léirigh an chéad leath an teacht aniar a bhí sna foirnethey have the mettle to win tá sé ar a gcumas buachan
phrases

to be on your mettle

bheith os cionn do bhuillebheith ar do mhine ghéiredíocas a bheith ortthe play was on its mettle bhí an dráma thar barr

to put sb on their mettle

dúshlán duine a thabhairt

to keep sb on their mettle

a dhóthain a thabhairt le déanamh do dhuineduine a choinneáil ar a fhaichill