New English-Irish Dictionary
Similar words: plunger · lunge · plumage · plunder · splurge · flange · gunge · lounge · plume · plunge in
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plunge

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verb
1 verb fall steeply TRANSITIVEtit verb  c m ushe plunged off a cliff to her death thit sí le haill agus maraíodh í, thit sí le fána aille chun a báiswe were plunged into the lake caitheadh i ndiaidh ár gcinn amach sa loch sinn 2 verb make sb fall TRANSITIVEthe driver plunged us off the road chuir an tiománaí síos le fána den bhóthar sinn
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3 verb dive into water TRANSITIVEtum verb  c m uléim i ndiaidh do chinnléim i ndiaidh do mhullaighshe plunged from the diving board léim sí i ndiaidh a cinn den chlár tumadóireachtahe plunged into the waterfall thum sé isteach san eas 4 verb slope steeply INTRANSITIVEtit le fána  c m ucaith le fánathe mountain plunged steeply into the valley bhí fána ghéar leis an gcnoc síos sa ghleann 5 verb pour down with force INTRANSITIVEtit le fána  c m uscaird le fánathe waterfall plunged straight into the sea scaird an t-eas isteach díreach san fharraige 6 verb sink suddenly INTRANSITIVEtit de thapaigeanísligh go tobannthe temperature plunges at night titeann an teocht go tobann san oíche 7 verb become depressed INTRANSITIVEstaff morale has plunged tá meanma na foirne tite go damanta 8 verb move suddenly/quickly INTRANSITIVEruathar a thabhairtthe horse plunged forward thug an capall ruathar chun tosaighdon't plunge straight for the cheapest price ná pioc an ceann is saoire faoi dheifir 9 verb of ship etc in water INTRANSITIVEbheith guagachbheith míshocairthe ship was plunging heavily in the sea bhí an long an-mhíshocair ar an bhfarraige 10 verb DIY unblock drain etc TRANSITIVEshe plunged the sink ghlan sí an doirteal le suncaire, réitigh sí an doirteal le loine
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11 noun sudden, swift falltitim fem2  c m u 12 noun dive into water tumadh masc  c m uhe heard a loud plunge chuala sé tuairt mhór tumthaa brief plunge into the sea tumadh beag san fharraige, folcadh beag san fharraige 13 noun in value, etc FINgéarthitimthis plunge in temperature an ghéarthitim seo sa teocht, an titim thobann seo sa teocht
phrases

to plunge into action

dul i mbun gnímh láithreach bonnthe party plunged into action chuaigh an páirtí i mbun gnímh láithreach bonn

to take a plunge

my morale took a plunge thit an lug ar an lag orm, chaill mé mo mhisneach, theip mo mheanma ormthe exchange rate took a plunge thit an ráta malairte go tubaisteach

to take the plunge

dul san fhiontardul sa seansbeart a dhéanamhdo bhó a chur thar abhainnI took the plunge and rang the doctor rinne mé an beart agus ghlaoigh mé ar an dochtúir, rinne mé cinneadh agus ghlaoigh mé ar an dochtúir

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