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muck

1 noun informal dirtclábar masc1láib  c m upuiteach masc1  c m ulábán masc1  c m ulathach fem2  c m u 2 noun AGR, HORT animal excrementaoileach masc1  c m uleas masc3  c m ubird muck salachar éancow muck bualtrach, tuar bódog muck cac madra
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3 noun informal, pejorative sth worthless or unpleasanttruflais fem2  c m udon't waste your money on this muck ná cuir do chuid airgid amú ar an truflais seoI can't eat this muck ní thig liom an dros seo a ithe, ní fhéadfainn an phraiseach seo a ithe
phrasal verbs

muck about

(also

muck around

) informal 1 (v + adv) waste time INTRANSITIVEbheith ag amaidí thartbheith ag pleidhcíocht thart 2 (v + adv) play with INTRANSITIVEbheith ag amaidíbheith ag méiseáildon't muck about with matches ná bí ag amaidí le cipíní, ná bí ag útamáil le cipíní 3 (v + adv) person TRANSITIVEcaith go dona lehe really mucked her about chaith sé go holc léi, rinne sé amadán di, rinne sé beithé di

muck in

(v + adv) informal INTRANSITIVEyou must be prepared to muck in caithfidh tú bheith sásta lámh chuidithe a thabhairt, ní mór duit bheith sásta lámh chúnta a thabhairt, is éigean duit bheith sásta luí isteach ar an obair leis an gcuid eileeverybody mucks in here déanann gach duine a chion anseo, cuireann gach duine a nguaillí le chéile anseo

muck out

(v + adv) INTRANSITIVE & TRANSITIVEcart verb  c m uglan verb  c m u

muck up

informal 1 (v + adv) make a mess of sth
INTRANSITIVEpraiseach a dhéanamhhe's mucked up again tá praiseach eile déanta aige
TRANSITIVEpraiseach a dhéanamh debrachán a dhéanamh dewe'll try not to muck it up this time déanfaimid iarracht gan praiseach a dhéanamh de an iarraidh seo
2 (v + adv) damage, spoil TRANSITIVEloit verb  c m uscrios verb  c m uI don't want to muck up my computer níor mhaith liom mo ríomhaire a scriosadhthey're dear but you can't muck them up tá siad daor ach seasfaidh siad an aimsir 3 (v + adv) dirty (sth) TRANSITIVEsalaigh verb  c m udon't muck up my nice clean floor ná salaigh m'urlár deas glan, ná fág m'urlár deas glan ina chiseach
phrases

where there's muck there's brass

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