New English-Irish Dictionary
Similar words: doll up · roll-up · jolly up · roll out · ball up · boil up · call up · coil up · fill up · foul up
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roll up

1 (v + adv) bend (sth) into tube or ball TRANSITIVEcorn verb  c m uroll verb  c m uhe rolled up the rug chorn sé suas an ruga, rinne sé corna den rugashe rolled herself up into a ball rinne sí liathróid di féin, chuach sí suas ina meall í féin 2 (v + adv) bend to form tube or ball INTRANSITIVEcrap verb  c m ucuach suashe rolled up in the corner as best as he could chrap sé é féin sa chúinne chomh maith agus a bhí sé in ann
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3 (v + adv) shorten by folding (clothes) TRANSITIVEcrap suas  c m utiontaigh suasiompaigh suasroll up your sleeves crap suas do mhuinchillí 4 (v + adv) wrap (yourself) in sth TRANSITIVEfill verb  c m ucas verb  c m ushe rolled herself up in a blanket d'fhill sí pluid thart uirthi féin, chas sí blaincéad thart uirthi féin 5 (v + adv) close (window etc) TRANSITIVEdún verb  c m udruid verb  c m ucuir suas  c m uardaigh verb  c m u 6 (v + adv) informal arrive late or unexpectedly INTRANSITIVEtar verb  c m uthey rolled up when the meeting was over seo isteach leo nuair a bhí an cruinniú thart, tháinig siad nuair a bhí an cruinniú thart agus gan aon mhairg orthu 7 (v + adv) encouraging spectators etc INTRANSITIVEroll up, roll up! gabhaigí anseo, gabhaigí anseo; tagaigí i leith, tagaigí i leith → see roll

roll

verb
noun
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verb
1 verb move while turning over and over INTRANSITIVEroll verb  c m urolláil verb  c m urabhláil verb  c m uthe ball rolled over the line roll an liathróid thar an líneboulders were rolling down the hill bhí mulláin ag rolladh le fána, bhí bolláin ag titim le fána 2 verb move (sth/sb) by turning them TRANSITIVEroll verb  c m urothlaigh verb  c m urabhláil verb  c m uthey rolled the stone away from the path rothlaigh siad an chloch ón gcosán, bhrúigh siad an chloch as an mbealach
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3 verb move on wheels INTRANSITIVEtwo buses rolled by chuaigh dhá bhus thartthey kept the trains rolling choinnigh siad na traenacha ag imeachtthe car rolled down the slope rabhláil an carr le fána, d'imigh an carr le fána 4 verb make (sth) move on wheels TRANSITIVEthe army rolled the tanks in thug an t-arm na tancanna isteachhe rolled his wheelbarrow down the path bhrúigh sé a bhara rotha síos an cosán 5 verb turn repeatedly in same place INTRANSITIVEiomlaisc verb  c m ubheith ag únfairtroll thartthe children were rolling about on the grass bhí na páistí á n-únfairt féin ar an bhféar, bhí na páistí á n-iomlasc féin ar an bhféar, bhí na páistí á rolladh féin thart ar an bhféar 6 verb make (sth/sb) turn repeatedly in same place TRANSITIVEroll verb  c m uroll the herb between your finger and thumb cuimil an luibh idir do chorrmhéar agus d'ordóg 7 verb move forward while swaying INTRANSITIVEluasc verb  c m ubheith ag máinneáilhe was rolling down the street bhí sé ag máinneáil síos an tsráid 8 (also roll over) verb change lying position INTRANSITIVEcas verb  c m uiompaigh verb  c m utiontaigh verb  c m uhe rolled over on his other side chas sé thart ar an taobh eilehe rolled over in the bed d'iompaigh sé thart sa leaba, thiontaigh sé thart sa leaba 9 (also roll over) verb change lying position of sb/sth TRANSITIVEcas verb  c m uiompaigh verb  c m utiontaigh verb  c m ushe rolled the patient over on his side d'iompaigh sí an t-othar anall ar a thaobh, chas sí an t-othar anall ar a thaobh, chuir sí an t-othar ar a thaobh 10 verb move (body part) around TRANSITIVEcas verb  c m uhe rolled his eyes chas sé a shúile, d'amharc sé suas chun na bhflaitheas 11 verb (of body part) move around INTRANSITIVEcas verb  c m utiontaigh verb  c m uiompaigh verb  c m u 12 verb informal AUTO overturn (vehicle) TRANSITIVEiompaigh verb  c m utiontaigh verb  c m u 13 verb informal AUTO (of vehicle) be overturned INTRANSITIVEiompaigh verb  c m utiontaigh verb  c m uthe car rolled d'iompaigh an carr, d'iompaigh an carr bunoscionn 14 verb (of drop of liquid) move smoothly INTRANSITIVErith verb  c m usil verb  c m utit verb  c m uthe sweat was rolling off me bhí an t-allas ag sileadh liom, bhí mé ag bárcadh allaisthe tears were rolling down his cheeks bhí na deora ina rith lena ghrua, bhí sé ag sileadh na ndeor 15 verb (of waves, fog, cloud etc) move steadily INTRANSITIVEtar verb  c m ugluais verb  c m uthe black clouds rolled swiftly towards us rinne na scamaill dhubha orainn go tapathe mist rolled in dhruid an ceo isteach, thit an ceothe waves were rolling onto the shore bhí na tonnta ag briseadh ar an gcladach 16 verb GAMES (dice) throw; score TRANSITIVEcaith verb  c m u 17 (also roll up) verb bend (sth) to form tube or ball TRANSITIVEcorn verb  c m ucuach verb  c m uburláil verbroll the paper into a ball déan liathróid den pháipéar, corn suas an páipéar ina liathróid 18 (also roll up) verb be bent over forming tube or ball INTRANSITIVEcorn verb  c m ucuach verb  c m ushe rolled into a ball rinne sí liathróid di féin, chuach sí ina meall í féin 19 verb make (cigarette) TRANSITIVEroll verb  c m urolláil verb  c m u 20 (also roll up) verb shorten (clothes) by folding TRANSITIVEcas aníos  c m ulúb suasfill suas  c m utiontaigh suashe had to roll up the legs of the trousers b'éigean dó cosa an bhríste a lúbadh suas, b'éigean dó cosa an bhríste a thiontú suas 21 verb turn (sth) in substance to cover TRANSITIVEroll verb  c m uroll the fish in the flour cuimil an t-iasc sa phlúr, tiontaigh an t-iasc sa phlúr 22 (also roll up) verb wrap (yourself) in sth TRANSITIVEfill orthe rolled himself in his blanket d'fhill sé a phluid thart air féin, chas sé é féin sa phluid, d'fháisc sé a bhlaincéad thart air féin 23 verb (of drum, thunder etc) make long low sound INTRANSITIVEbheith ag tormáilbheith ag tormánthe drums were rolling bhí na drumaí ag bualadh 24 verb (of machine) operate INTRANSITIVErolláil verb  c m uwhen the cameras started rolling nuair a thosaigh an cheamaradóireacht, nuair a thosaigh an scannánaíocht, nuair a thosaigh na ceamaraí ag rolláilare we ready to roll? an bhfuil muid réidh?, an bhfuil muid ullamh?, an bhfuil muid faoi réir? 25 verb operate (machine) TRANSITIVEtosaigh verb  c m ucuir ar siúlcuir ag gabháilcuir ag dulroll it there, Róisín tosaigh é, a Róisín; scaoil chugainn é, a Róisín; cuir ag dul é, a Róisín 26 verb CINE, TV-RAD (of end credits) show or be shown on screen
INTRANSITIVEcraol verb  c m utaispeáin verb  c m uwhen the credits rolled nuair a tháinig na teidil chreidiúna aníos ar an scáileán
TRANSITIVEcraol verb  c m utaispeáin verb  c m uroll the credits taispeáin na teidil chreidiúna
27 (also roll out) verb flatten (sth) with roller TRANSITIVEroll amachroll the pastry with a rolling pin roll an taos le crann fuinte, déan an taos a rolladh amach le crann fuinteto roll steel cruach a rolladh 28 verb (especially US), informal rob (sb) TRANSITIVErobáil verb  c m uhe was rolled when he was drunk goideadh a raibh aige nuair a bhí sé ar meisce
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29 noun movement while turningcasadh masc1  c m uiompú masc4  c m ua roll of the wheel casadh an rotha 30 noun AERO rotation of aircraftiompú masc4  c m uiomlasc masc1  c m u 31 noun action of turning in placeiomlasc masc1  c m uúnfairt fem2  c m uthe dog enjoyed his roll in the mud thaitin a chuid únfairte sa láib leis an madra, bhí an-spórt ag an madra á únfairt féin sa láib 32 noun somersaultmullach gróigeáincleas an chaitaer-rothlú technical term  c m uhe did two perfect rolls rinne sé dhá chleas an chait iontach 33 noun side-to-side motion luascadh masc  c m ulongadán masc1  c m uthe roll of the ship longadán na loinge, tuairteáil na loinge 34 noun GAMES throw of dicecaitheamh masc1  c m uthe roll of a dice caitheamh dísle, urchar dísle 35 noun cylinder of paper, film, cloth etcrolla masc4  c m ucorna masc4  c m u 36 noun FOOD cylinder of sweets etcrolla masc4  c m u 37 noun long low soundtormáil fem3  c m utormán masc1  c m uroll of thunder tormáil toirní 38 noun FOOD small loaf for onerolla masc4  c m urollóg fem2  c m u 39 noun list or register of namesrolla masc4  c m u to take the roll an rolla a ghlaoch 40 noun number of people inscribedrolla masc4  c m urollú masc  c m u falling roll laghdú ar an líon daltaí, laghdú rollúcháin technical term 41 noun loose fat or skinceaig masc4  c m umeilleog fem  c m urolla masc4  c m uslapar masc1  c m urolls of fat meilleoga feola
phrases

to get rolling

informalit's time for us to get rolling is mithid dúinn dul ina cheann, tá sé in am againn tosú

to get sb/sth rolling

informalto get the scheme rolling tús a chur leis an scéim, an scéim a chur ar siúl to keep things rolling rudaí a choinneáil ag imeacht, rudaí a choinneáil ag dul

let's roll

informalseo linnbuailimis faoitugaimis faoi

on a roll

informal he's on a roll! tá ag éirí thar cionn leis!, tá an t-ádh ina rith air!

a roll in the hay

informal usually humorous she brought him for a roll in the hay thug sí sa choca féir é

to be ready to roll

informalbheith réidh le seoladhbheith ullamh le tosúbheith réidh le tabhairt faoi

to roll back the years

1 revive past memoriesdul siar ar bhóithrín na smaointe 2 behave as when youngerdul in aois na hóige

rolled into one

(also

all rolled into one

) informalhe was a producer, director and writer all rolled into one bhí sé ina léiritheoir, ina stiúrthóir agus ina scríbhneoir chomh maith

rolling in the aisles

informalthey were rolling in the aisles bhí siad sna trithí ag gáire, bhí siad lagaithe ag gáirehe had them rolling in the aisles bhí siad sna trithí ag gáire aige, bhí siad lagaithe ag gáire aige

to be rolling in it

(also

be rolling in money

) informalthey're rolling in it tá siad lofa le hairgead, tá na múrtha airgid acu, tá tréan airgid acu, tá a bpócaí teann

to roll your own

do chuid toitíní féin a rolladhdo chuid toitíní féin a dhéanamh

to roll your r's

fad a bhaint as do chuid r-anna

to roll up your sleeves

(also

to roll your sleeves up

) do chuid muinchillí a chrapadh suascuma na hoibre a chur ort féinbheith réidh le dul i gceann oibrebheith faoi réirbheith ullamh

to roll with the punches

1 adapt to difficult situationglacadh leis an gcinniúint 2 BOX move with punch to lessen forcedul leis na buillí

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