New English-Irish Dictionary
Similar words: dine on · live on · pick on · pile up · pillion · pin on · pull on · ride on · tie on · dilate on
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pile on

1 (v + adv) increase by large amount TRANSITIVEthey piled on the pressure in the second half chuir siad an-troid suas sa dara leath, neartaigh siad ar na maidí sa dara leaththey're piling on the debt tá na fiacha á gcarnadh acu, níos doimhne i bhfiacha atá siad ag dullife's stressful enough without piling it on tá an saol sách crua gan tuilleadh brú a chur ort féin 2 (v + adv) gain a lot of (weight) TRANSITIVEhe's really begun to pile on the pounds tá sé ag titim chun feola go mór, tá sé ag cur suas go leor meáchain 3 (v + adv) (of weight) increase a lot INTRANSITIVEmeáchan a chur suasthe weight just piled on chuir mé go leor meáchain suas, thit mé chun meáchain i ngan fhios dom féin → see pile

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