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piggyback

1. noun 2. adverb 3. verb carry (sb)4. verb sth on/onto sth else5. verb take advantage of (sth)6. verb be attached to sth (for advantage) 1 nounhaighdeá masc to give sb a piggyback duine a iompar ar do dhroim, marcaíocht a thabhairt do dhuine ar do dhroim, haighdeá a thabhairt do dhuine 2 adverbhe carried her piggyback d'iompair sé ar a dhroim í, thug sé marcaíocht di ar a dhroim, thug sé haighdeá di
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3 verb carry (sb) TRANSITIVEiompair ar do dhroimhaighdeá a thabhairt dothey piggybacked him down the stairs d'iompair siad síos staighre é ar a ndroim, thug siad marcaíocht síos staighre dó ar a ndroim 4 verb sth on/onto sth else TRANSITIVEtar i dtír arthe government piggybacked on our campaign tháinig an rialtas i dtír ar an bhfeachtas s'againne, léim an rialtas ar an bhfeachtas s'againne 5 verb pejorative take advantage of (sth) TRANSITIVEleas a bhaint asthey were piggybacking wireless networks bhí siad ag baint leasa as gréasáin gan sreang 6 verb be attached to sth (for advantage) INTRANSITIVEto piggyback onto sth leas a bhaint as rud