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roof

1 noun ARCHIT top part of a building, cave, minedíon masc1  c m uceann masc1  c m u on the roof ar an díonthatched roof ceann tuí 2 noun AUTO top part of a vehicledíon masc1  c m u
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3 verb CONSTR
TRANSITIVEdíon verb  c m udíon a chur arceann a chur ar
INTRANSITIVEdíon verb  c m u

roofed

adjective CONSTRfaoi dhíon  c m u red-roofed house teach díon dearg
phrasal verbs

roof over

(v + adv) CONSTR TRANSITIVEdíon verb  c m udíon a chur ar
phrases

a roof over your head

to have a roof over your head díon a bheith os do chionn, scraith a bheith os do chionnhe was without a roof over his head bhí sé gan dídean, ní raibh teach ná áras aige

to go through the roof

(of prices etc) to rise greatly and suddenlydul ó smachtardú go rábachimeacht ó smachtardú as cuimse

to hit the roof

1 suddenly become very angrydul ar deargbhuileimeacht le báiníspréachadh 2 (of prices, etc) rise very suddenly and a lotardú go géarardú go rábach

to raise the roof

1 make a lot of noisean ceann a thógáil den teach 2 complain in an angry noisy wayracán uafásach a thógáilgleo mór a thógáilraic a tharraingt

the roof of the mouth

ANATcarbad

the roof of the world

literary díon an domhainmullaí na spéire

under sb's roof

I wouldn't like to live under your roof níor mhaith liom bheith i mo chónaí tigh s'agatsa, níor mhaith liom bheith faoi chaolach do thísehe was lodging under my roof bhí sé ar lóistín agam, bhí sé ag stopadh agam

under the same roof

(also

under one roof

) san áit chéannasan aon áit amháinto be under one roof with sb bheith faoin aon díon le duine, bheith in aontíos le duine

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