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reputation

nouncáil fem2  c m uclú masc4  c m uhe has that reputation tá an cháil sin air, tá an clú sin air, tá an t-ainm sin air, tá sin amuigh airthey achieved a good reputation as fishermen bhain siad dea-cháil amach mar iascairí, bhain siad clú amach mar iascairíthe course has a bad reputation tá droch-chlú ar an gcúrsa to give sb/sth a bad reputation droch-cháil a tharraingt ar dhuine/rud, míchlú a tharraingt ar dhuine/ruda poet with an international reputation file a bhfuil cáil idirnáisiúnta airby reputation, she was a bully bhí sé de cháil uirthi gur maistín a bhí inti, bhí sé amuigh uirthi gur bulaí a bhí intithey have a reputation for high quality food tá cáil an dea-bhia orthu
phrases

to have a (bit of a) reputation

droch-chlú a bheith ortshe had a bit of a reputation bhí droch-chlú uirthi, bhí a cáil amuigh

to live up to your reputation

the hotel lives up to its reputation tá an t-óstán chomh maith lena cháil, tá an t-óstán chomh maith is a deirtear

sb's/sth's reputation has gone before them

his reputation went before him bhí a cháil roimheI'll make sure your reputation goes before you cuirfidh mé do chlú le do chois

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