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perish

1 verb literary die INTRANSITIVEbás a fháil  c m uéag verb  c m ubásaigh verbmillions perished fuair na milliúin duine bás, cailleadh na milliúin duine 2 verb food, natural substance INTRANSITIVEmeath verb  c m ulobh verb  c m uthe food perishes after a period meathann an bia tar éis tamaill, téann an bia ó mhaith i ndiaidh tamaillthe potatoes perished in the ground lobh na prátaí sa talamhthe vegetables had perished with the frost bhí na glasraí dóite ag an siocthe rubber in the tyres perishes feonn an rubar sna boinn
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3 verb literary end, be destroyed INTRANSITIVEéag verb  c m utar chun deiridhthe vision perished with him d'éag an fhís in éineacht leis, thug sé an fhís chun na huaighe leis
phrases

to be perished

(also

to get perished

, to be perished with cold

) informal bheith strompthabheith préachtabheith leatawe're perished with cold táimid préachta leis an bhfuacht

perish the thought

nár lige DiaDia idir sinn agus an t-olc

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