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reply

1 verb to letter, remark, question, etc INTRANSITIVEfreagair verb  c m ufreagra a thabhairthe didn't reply níor fhreagair sé, níor thug sé freagra'Have you seen him?' 'No,' she replied. 'An bhfaca tú é?' 'Ní fhaca,' a d'fhreagair sí.we should reply to his letter ba cheart dúinn a litir a fhreagairt, ba cheart dúinn freagra a thabhairt ar a litir, ba cheart dúinn freagra a chur ar a litirI replied in writing d'fhreagair mé i scríbhinn, thug mé freagra i scríbhinn 2 verb to situation INTRANSITIVEI shouted at him but he only replied by laughing bhéic mé air ach ní dhearna sé ach gáirethe soldiers replied with plastic bullets scaoil na saighdiúirí piléir phlaisteacha ar ais
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3 noun to letter, remark, question, etcfreagra masc4  c m uwhat was the reply? cén freagra a fuarthas?, cén freagra a tugadh?we've received 200 replies to the survey tá 200 freagra faighte againn ar an suirbhéwhat have they to say in reply to that? cén freagra atá acu air sin?in reply to your application mar fhreagra ar d'iarratas 4 noun to situationfreagra masc4  c m uhis only reply was to walk out ní raibh de fhreagra aige ach siúl amachthe only reply to the speech was laughter gáire an t-aon fhreagra a tugadh ar an óráidit was set up in reply to public demand bunaíodh é de bharr éileamh ón bpobal
phrases

to make a reply

freagra a thabhairtshe made some reply thug sí freagra éiginthat was the only reply they made ba é sin an t-aon fhreagra a thug siad

to make no reply

I made no reply níor thug mé freagra ar bith, d'fhan mé i mo thost

to reply in kind

he hit me and I replied in kind bhuail sé mé agus bhuail mise ar ais é, bhuail sé mé agus thug mé comaoin a láimhe féin dóthe gunman began shooting and the police replied in kind thosaigh an fear gunna ag scaoileadh agus scaoil na póilíní ar ais, thosaigh an fear gunna ag scaoileadh agus níor thaise leis na póilíní é

to reply to a toast

she replied to the toast by thanking the speaker mar fhreagra ar a sláinte a ól ghabh sí buíochas leis an gcainteoir

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