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notch up

(v + adv) informal TRANSITIVEbain verb  c m ubuaigh verb  c m uhe's notched up 6 goals tá 6 chúl faighte aige, tá 6 chúl bainte aige → see notch

notch

1. noun cut, indentation2. noun for keeping count3. noun hole in belt4. noun level on scale5. noun GEOG narrow pass6. verb make cut or indentation7. verb achieve total, score etc 1 noun cut, indentationeang fem3eitre fem4  c m ushe cut a notch in the rafter ghearr sí eang sa rachtathere's a notch in the knife tá mant bainte as an scian, tá an scian mantachwe haven't seen him here before: put a notch in the crossbeam! ní fhacamar eisean anseo riamh: cuir eang sa mhaide mullaigh! 2 noun for keeping countscór masc1  c m uscoradh masc  c m ueang fem3notches on the tally-stick scóir ar an mbata scóirhe's another notch on her bed post tá an chluain curtha aici ar fhear eile, amadán eile curtha leis an liosta aici
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3 noun hole in beltpoll masc1  c m uto loosen your belt a notch or two do chrios a scaoileadh poll nó dhó 4 noun level on scalemy opinion of her dropped a few notches laghdaigh mo mheas uirthi, is lú mo mheas uirthiwe'll have to raise our game a couple of notches caithfimid ár gcuid imeartha a fheabhsú 5 noun GEOG narrow passbearnas masc1  c m umám masc3  c m u 6 verb make cut or indentation TRANSITIVEeang a chur ieang a ghearradh ieangaigh verb 7 (also notch up) verb informal achieve total, score etc TRANSITIVEbain verb  c m ubuaigh verb  c m uwe notched two more goals fuaireamar dhá chúl eile, d'éirigh linn dhá chúl eile a fháil