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overcome

1 verb deal with successfully TRANSITIVEsáraigh verb  c m ubua a fháil arhe overcame the difficulties sháraigh sé na deacrachtaíI overcame the problem réitigh mé an fhadhb, d'fhuascail mé an fhadhbfirstly, you have to overcome the fear ar dtús, caithfidh tú bua a fháil ar an eagla; ar dtús, caithfidh tú an ceann is fearr a fháil ar an bhfaitíos 2 verb defeat
TRANSITIVEbuail verb  c m ubuaigh ar PhrV  c m ucloígh verb  c m uthey overcame the enemy chloígh siad an namhaid, fuair siad an ceann is fearr ar an namhaid
INTRANSITIVEbain verb  c m ubuaigh verb  c m ugnóthaigh verb  c m uwe overcame in the end bhaineamar sa deireadh, bhí an bua againn sa deireadh
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3 verb make sb feel weak, etc TRANSITIVEbua a fháil aran ceann is fearr a fháil arsleep overcame her fuair an codladh bua uirthi, fuair an codladh an ceann is fearr uirthi, fuair an codladh a buahe was overcome by the smoke sháraigh an toit é, chuir an toit dá dhroim éI was overcome by hunger bhí mé marbh ag an ocras
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to be overcome with sth

the boy's father was overcome with tears bhris an gol ar athair an bhuachallashe was overcome with shame ní raibh tógáil a cinn aici le náirethey were overcome with fear bhí siad sioctha leis an eagla

we will overcome!

beidh an bua againn!beidh an lá linn!tiocfaidh ár lá!

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