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pocket

noun
verb
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noun
1 noun in garment, bag, file, etcpóca masc4  c m uRónán had his hands in his pockets bhí a lámha ina phócaí ag Rónánit has large pockets tá pócaí móra aircheck your front pockets seiceáil do phócaí tosaighshe had it in her coat pocket bhí sé i bpóca a cóta aiciit's in your seat pocket bíonn sé i bpóca do shuíocháin 2 noun finances, budgetpóca masc4  c m uthat comes out of your own pocket as do phóca féin a thagann sé sin, tú féin a íocann as sinthey have money in their pocket tá neart airgid acu, tá a bpócaí teannit's time he put his hand in his pocket! is mithid dó a lámh a chur ina phóca!it puts more money into the pockets of the big companies cuireann sé breis airgid i bpócaí na gcomhlachtaí móra, saothraíonn sé tuilleadh airgid do na comhlachtaí móra
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3 noun GAMES in snooker etcpóca masc4  c m ucorner pocket póca cúinne, póca coirnéilmiddle pocket póca láir 4 noun cavity, recesspóca masc4  c m ucuas masc1  c m upóicéad masc1 5 noun small area of sthpaiste masc4  c m uthere's a pocket of land beside the house tá píosa beag talún le taobh an tí, tá geadán beag talaimh in aice leis an teachthere's a pocket of woodland there tá coillearnach bheag ann 6 noun small area of air, gas, etcpóca masc4  c m uthere are pockets of gas tá pócaí gáis ann 7 noun small amountthere were pockets of resistance within his own party bhí freasúra áirithe anseo is ansiúd ina pháirtí féinthere are pockets of unemployment in the city tá áiteanna thall is abhus sa chathair atá buailte ag an dífhostaíochtthe language is spoken in pockets of the county tá an teanga á labhairt i bpócaí den chontae 8 noun small in size
modifierpóca gs as adj  c m u
pocket camera ceamara póca
verb
9 verb put in your pocket TRANSITIVEcuir i do phócasac i do phócasáigh i do phócahe pocketed the change chuir sé an briseadh ina phóca, shac sé an tsóinseáil ina phóca 10 verb steal pejorative TRANSITIVEgoid verb  c m ucuir i do phóca féinsciob verb  c m uhe was pocketing some of the petty cash bhí sé ag cur roinnt den mhionairgead ina phóca féin 11 verb earn, make TRANSITIVEdéan verb  c m utuill verb  c m ushe pocketed a million from the deal rinne sise milliún ar an margadh 12 verb win TRANSITIVEbuaigh verb  c m ubain verb  c m utabhair leat  c m uthey pocketed the title bhuaigh siad an chraobh, chroch siad an chraobh leo, thug siad an chraobh leo 13 verb GAMES ball TRANSITIVEcuir sa phóca
phrases

in pocket

they're already in pocket tá siad ag déanamh brabúis cheana féin, tá siad ag gnóthú cheana féinthe organisers were €750 in pocket rinne an lucht eagraithe €750 de bhrabús air, rinne an lucht eagraithe brabach €750 air

to put your hand in your pocket

do lámh a chur i do phóca

in your pocket

we have the award in our pocket tá an duais againnthey had the win in their pocket by half-time bhí an bua leo faoi leath ama

in sb's pocket

he's in her pocket tá sé faoi bhos an chait aici, tá sé i ladhar an chasúir aici, tá sé faoina hordóg aici

to live in each other's pockets

they lived in each other's pockets bhí siad thíos i bpóca a chéile, bhí siad mar a bheadh dhá dhreancaid ann, ba gheall le seanbhó agus coca féir iad

to be easy on the pocket

(also

to be easy on sb's pocket

) bheith saorthat place is easy on the pocket níl an áit sin daorit won't be easy on the pocket beidh sé costasach, beidh pingin mhaith air

out of pocket

as pócaI was out of pocket because of it bhí mé as póca mar gheall air, chaill mé airgead air

out of your own pocket

as do phóca féin

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