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overhear

verb
TRANSITIVEclois ag dul tharatcluin de thaismeI overheard them talking about it in the shop chuala mé ag dul tharam é sa siopa, tharla gur chuala mé iad ag caint faoi sa siopaNora was overheard to say she was leaving chualathas Nóra á rá go raibh sí ag fágáil
INTRANSITIVEclois ag dul tharat'How did you know about it?' 'I overheard.' 'Cén chaoi a raibh a fhios agatsa faoi?' 'Chuala mé ag dul tharam é.'; 'Cén dóigh a raibh a fhios agatsa faoi?' 'Mhothaigh mé duine éigin ag caint faoi.'

overheard

adjectivea chualathas de thimpistea chualathas go fánachan overheard conversation comhrá a chualathas de thimpiste, comhrá a chualathas de thaisme