New English-Irish Dictionary
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rat

1. noun ZOOL rodent2. noun deceitful or unfaithful person3. noun informer4. verb inform (on sb)5. verb desert cause or group
phrases
1 noun ZOOL rodentfrancach masc1  c m uluchóg mhór 2 noun deceitful or unfaithful personcneámhaire masc4fealltóir masc3  c m ulúbaire masc4  c m uhe's a love rat ní bhíonn sé dílis, tá sé tugtha don bhradaíl
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3 noun informal informerbrathadóir masc3  c m uspiaire masc4  c m u 4 verb informal inform (on sb) INTRANSITIVEsceith verb  c m ubraith verb  c m u 5 verb informal desert cause or group INTRANSITIVEtréig verb  c m ufeall a dhéanamh ar
phrases

to not give a rat's arse

vulgar I don't give a rat's arse about that is cuma liom sa sioc faoi sin, is ríchuma liom faoi sin

rats deserting a sinking ship

(also

rats leaving a sinking ship

) nuair a imíonn an séan, imíonn na cairdethey were like rats leaving a sinking ship when I needed them nuair ba mhó mo chruóg, ní raibh fáil orthu; cairde a chodail amuigh a bhí iontu nuair ba mhó mo chall

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