New English-Irish Dictionary
Similar words: pedalo · medal · peal · penal · petal · bipedal · feudal · pedant · peddle · pedlar
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pedal

1 noun CYCL, AUTO, MUS, ETCtroitheán masc4clutch pedal troitheán cráigehe put the pedal to the floor chuir sé an troitheán go hurlár, chuir sé an bhróg go hurláran organ pedal troitheán orgáina swell pedal borrthroitheán 2 verb CYCL move by pressing pedal(s)
INTRANSITIVEtroitheánaigh verbna troitheáin a oibriú
TRANSITIVEna troitheáin a chur i bhfeidhm arna troitheáin a oibriú arto pedal a bike na troitheáin a oibriú ar rothar
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3 verb CYCL, TOUR, ECOL cycle
INTRANSITIVEshe pedalled through the town chuaigh sí tríd an mbaile mór ar a rothar, chuaigh sí ag rothaíocht tríd an mbaile mór
TRANSITIVEI pedalled the two miles to the beach chuaigh mé an dá mhíle go dtí an trá ar mo rothar
phrases

to put the pedal to the metal

informal (especially US) an bhróg a chur síosan bhróg a chur go hurlár

to take your foot off the pedal

informal do shuaimhneas a ghlacadhdo scíth a ligeanI've no intention of taking my foot off the pedal yet níl rún ar bith agam mo shuaimhneas a ghlacadh go fóill, níl aon rún agam suí siar fós