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monkey wrench

noun (especially US)rinse insocraithe

wrench

1. verb pull sharply2. verb remove3. verb injure4. noun sharp pull5. noun emotional trauma6. noun spanner7. noun adjustable spanner
phrases
1 verb pull sharply TRANSITIVEsrac verb  c m ustróic verb  c m utarraing verb  c m uI wrenched the bag from his grasp shrac mé an mála as a lámha 2 verb remove TRANSITIVEsrac verb  c m utarraing verb  c m ushe was wrenched away from her family sracadh ar shiúl óna teaghlach í
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3 verb injure TRANSITIVEstangadh a bhaint ascasadh a bhaint ashe wrenched his back bhain sé stangadh as a dhroim, bhain sé casadh as a dhroim, shníomh sé a dhroim 4 noun sharp pullsracadh  c m utarraingt fem  c m uwith a single wrench d'aon sracadh amháinshe gave my arm a wrench bhain sí sracadh as mo lámh, bhaint sí tarraingt thréan as mo lámh 5 noun emotional traumait was a wrench for me to leave Kerry bhí sé an-deacair orm Ciarraí a fhágáil, bhris sé mo chroí Ciarraí a fhágáil 6 noun spannerrinse masc4 7 (also monkey wrench) noun (especially US) adjustable spannerrinse insocraithe
phrases

to throw a wrench into sth

(also

to throw a monkey wrench into sth

) (US), informalrud a chur trína chéilerud a chur ó rath