New English-Irish Dictionary
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roost

1 noun ORNITH, ZOOLfara masc4  c m utheir winter roosts are in caves is in uaimheanna a bhíonn fara an gheimhridh acu 2 verb ORNITH, ZOOL INTRANSITIVEfáir verbtéigh ar an bhfarathere were bats roosting in the old castle bhí ialtóga ag fáireadh sa seanchaisleán
phrases

to rule the roost

an lámh in uachtar a bheith agatbheith i mbun an bhaicbheith i gceannasyou wouldn't know who rules the roost in that house ní fios cé atá i mbun an bhaic sa teach sin, ní fios cé aige a bhfuil an maide leitean sa teach sintechnology rules the roost in business now ag an teicneolaíocht atá an lámh in uachtar i gcúrsaí gnó anois

the chickens come home to roost

filleann an feall ar an bhfeallaireshe was asked not to do it and soon the chickens came home to roost iarradh uirthi gan é a dhéanamh agus níorbh fhada gur fhill an feall ar an bhfeallaire, iarradh uirthi gan é a dhéanamh agus níorbh fhada go raibh a shliocht uirthi