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nudge

1. verb person (with elbow etc)2. verb move3. verb push gently4. verb push towards action5. verb with number, amount, etc6. verb prices, rate, etc7. noun gentle push8. noun persuasion, reminder
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1 verb person (with elbow etc) TRANSITIVEbroid verbsonc a thabhairt dobroideadh a thabhairt dohe nudged me with his knee thug sé broideadh dom lena ghlúinshe nudged him with her elbow thug sí uillinn dó, thug sí sonc dá huillinn dó 2 verb move INTRANSITIVEbrúigh romhatdo bhealach a bhrúhe nudged through the crowd bhrúigh sé a bhealach tríd an slua
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3 verb push gently TRANSITIVEthe boat nudged the bank chuimil an bád den bhruachhe nudged the ball on chuir sé an liathróid ar aghaidhshe nudged him out of the way bhrúigh sí i leataobh é 4 verb push towards action TRANSITIVEhe was trying to nudge both sides into a solution bhí sé ag iarraidh tabhairt ar an dá thaobh teacht ar réiteachto nudge sb in the right direction comhairle a leasa a thabhairt do dhuine, duine a chur ar bhealach a leasa, duine a chur ar an mbóthar ceartshe was nudging him into giving money to a charity bhíodh sí ag tathant air airgead a thabhairt do charthanashe nudged the country towards peace chuir sé an tír ar bhóthar na síochána 5 verb with number, amount, etc
TRANSITIVEbheith ag druidim lebheith ag tarraingt arprices are nudging €75 tá praghsanna ag druidim le €75
INTRANSITIVEthe temperature was nudging towards 30 degrees bhí an teocht ag druidim le 30 céim
6 verb prices, rate, etc TRANSITIVEthey nudged prices up d'ardaigh siad na praghsanna, bhrúigh siad suas na praghsanna 7 noun gentle pushsonc masc4  c m ubroideadh masc  c m uto give sb a nudge sonc a thabhairt do dhuine 8 noun persuasion, reminderugach masc1brú masc4  c m uhe needs the odd nudge to study teastaíonn corrbhrú uaidh le staidéar a dhéanamh
phrases

nudge, nudge, wink, wink

informal, humorous they wanted to spend some time together, nudge, nudge, wink, wink! bhí siad ag iarraidh beagán ama a chaitheamh le chéile, tá a fhios agat féin!; bhí siad ag iarraidh beagán ama a chaitheamh le chéile, mar a dúirt an té a dúirt!