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ride

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noun
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verb
1 verb sit on and control (animal) TRANSITIVEmarcaigh verb  c m uI ride a horse called Réalta bím ag marcaíocht ar chapall darb ainm Réaltahave you ever ridden an elephant? an ndeachaigh tú ag marcaíocht ar eilifint riamh?Lasair ridden by Liam Lasair agus Liam sa diallait, Lasair agus Liam á marcaíochtshe rode the horse straight at them thiomáin sí an capall caol díreach ina dtreoI rode all the way here ar chapall a tháinig mé an bealach ar fad anseoto ride a horse bareback capall a mharcaíocht droimnochta 2 verb ride horse etc INTRANSITIVEmarcaigh verb  c m ubheith ag marcaíochtmarcaíocht a dhéanamhcan you ride? an bhfuil tú ábalta marcaíocht?he rides with great skill is an-mharcach go deo éshe rides eight and a half stone tá sí ocht gcloch go leith meáchain sa diallait to ride on a donkey dul ar mhuin asail, dul ar dhroim asail, dul ar marcaíocht ar asal to ride on sb's knee capaillín a dhéanamh ar ghlúin duineto ride astride marcaíocht ar scaradh gabhail to ride like the wind sodar a bhaint as do chapall, marcaíocht mar a bheadh an ghaoth Mhárta ann
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3 verb TRANSP travel on (bike, motorbike)
TRANSITIVErothaigh verb  c m uhe rode his bike into work chuaigh sé chuig a chuid oibre ar a rotharshe'd ridden 20 miles bhí 20 míle déanta aici ar a rothar
INTRANSITIVErothaigh verb  c m ubheith ag rothaíochthe was riding about on his bicycle when he fell bhí sé ag rothaíocht thart nuair a thit sé, ag dul thart ar a rothar a bhí sé nuair a thit sé
4 verb TRANSP ride a motorbike INTRANSITIVEgluaisrothaigh verb  c m u 5 verb SPOR race or compete on horse, bike etc
TRANSITIVEbheith ag rásaíochtto ride a race bheith ag marcaíocht i rás, bheith páirteach i rásI won the first race riding a 250 cc bike bhain mé an chéad rás agus mé ar rothar 250 ccGerard rode his first winner yesterday bhuaigh Gearóid a chéad rás ar dhroim capaill innéshe wants me to ride her bike in the championship tá sí ag iarraidh orm dul ar a rothar sa chraobhchomórtas, tá sí ag iarraidh orm páirt a ghlacadh sa chraobhchomórtas ar a rothar
INTRANSITIVEhe was riding at Gowran yesterday bhí sé ag rásaíocht i nGabhrán inné
6 verb TRANSP travel in vehicle INTRANSITIVEtaistil verb  c m utéigh i PhrV  c m uto ride in a car taisteal i gcarrto ride on buses dul ar bhusanna, taisteal ar bhusanna 7 verb (US) TRANSP use (form of transport) TRANSITIVEtaistil ar PhrVto ride the train taisteal ar an traein, dul ar an traein 8 verb TRANSP travel across (place) using bike, animal, vehicle etc TRANSITIVEtaistil verb  c m uriding the streets ag taisteal na sráideanna 9 verb go on (fairground ride) TRANSITIVEtéigh ar PhrV  c m utéigh ag marcaíocht ar 10 verb float on (water, air) TRANSITIVEthe ship was riding the waves bhí an long ag seoladh ar bharr na dtonn 11 verb very informal have sex with (sb) TRANSITIVEtéigh in airde ar very informalcraiceann a bhualadh le very informalleathar a bhualadh le very informal 12 verb (especially US) nag at (sb) TRANSITIVEbheith sa droim arbheith anuas ardon't be riding them so hard ná bí anuas orthu an oiread sin
noun
13 noun act of riding an animalmarcaíocht fem3  c m ua ride on a camel marcaíocht ar chamallto have a ride on a pony marcaíocht a dhéanamh ar chapaillín 14 noun (especially US) lift in sb's carsíob fem  c m ubealach masc1  c m umarcaíocht fem3  c m u to give sb a ride síob a thabhairt do dhuine, bealach a thabhairt do dhuinehe offered me a ride home in his car thairg sé síob abhaile ina charr domshe hitched a ride to Scotland with a truck driver d'iarr sí suíochán go hAlbain ar thiománaí leoraí 15 noun informal carcarr masc1  c m ugluaisteán masc1  c m u 16 noun informal motorbikegluaisrothar masc1  c m u 17 noun TRANSP journey on bike, in vehicleaistear masc1  c m uturas masc1  c m utrain ride turas ar an traein, turas traenachit's only a short taxi ride from the station níl ann ach aistear gearr i dtacsaí ón stáisiúnto take a ride on a bus turas a dhéanamh ar bhus to go for a ride in a car geábh a thabhairt i gcarr, dul amach ag tiomáint i gcarr to go for a bike ride in the countryside dul ar thuras rothaíochta faoin tuath 18 noun fairground attractionmarcaíocht fem3  c m ufairground ride marcaíocht siamsaíochta 19 noun session on fairground rideto take a ride on a roller coaster dul ag marcaíocht ar rollchóstóir 20 noun exciting and varied experiencethe holiday was a ride bhí an-chraic go deo againn ar an tsaoire, bhí an tsaoire thar barr 21 noun very informal act of having sexmarcaíocht very informal fem3  c m ubualadh craicinn very informalbualadh leathair very informal 22 noun very informal sexually attractive personleadhb fem2  c m uhe's a ride is leadhb cheart é, is breá an staic é
phrases

to be ridden by fear

greim a bheith ag an eagla ortbheith scanraitheeagla do chroí agus do chraicinn a bheith ort

to be riding for a fall

she's riding for a fall tá sí ag dul lom ar an ngaoth, tá sí ag rith ar an tanaí, tá treascairt i ndán di

to be riding high

bheith ar mhuin na muicebheith ar rothaí an tsaoilhis team is riding high in the league tá ag éirí thar barr lena fhoireann sa tsraith

to go along for the ride

(also

to come along for the ride

, to be along for the ride

) I went along for the ride chuaigh mé ann go bhfeicfinn cad é a bhí ar siúl, chuaigh mé ann le haghaidh an chraic

to let sth ride

she'll let things ride ligfidh sí le rudaí, scaoilfidh sí rudaí thairsti, fanfaidh sí go bhfeicfidh sí léi

to ride an idea to death

an seamsán céanna a bheith i gcónaí agatseanscéal agus meirg air a bheith agatan smior chailleach a bhaint as rud

to ride at anchor

NAUTródáilbheith ar ancaire

to ride off into the sunset

imeacht leat ar thóir saol nua

to ride the crest of sth

he's riding the crest of public dissatisfaction tá ag éirí go geal leis de bharr mhíshásamh an phobail

to ride shotgun

1 ride in front passenger seatsuí chun tosaighsuí sa tosach 2 accompany or support sbthe woman landed in with her husband riding shotgun isteach leis an mbean agus a fear in éineacht léi mar chrann taca, isteach leis an mbean agus a fear ar chúl láimhe aici

to ride the storm

(also

to ride out the storm

) teacht slán as contúirtan chontúirt a chur díot

to ride two horses at the same time

dhá thrá a fhreastalyou can't ride two horses at the same time ní féidir leis an ngobadán an dá thrá a fhreastal, is deacair dhá éan a mharú le hurchar amháin

a rough ride

(also

an easy ride

) to give sb a rough ride bheith dian ar dhuine, dul go crua ar dhuineto give sb an easy ride dul go réidh ar dhuine, bheith bog ar dhuine

to take sb for a ride

informal 1 make a fool of sbamadán a dhéanamh de dhuinebeithé a dhéanamh de dhuine 2 cheat or trick sbbob a bhualadh ar dhuine 3 abduct and murder sbduine a ardú leat lena mharú

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