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root around

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root about

) 1 (v + adv) rummage around INTRANSITIVEtochail thartrútáil thartto be rooting around for food bheith ag tochailt thart ar lorg biahe rooted around in his pockets for the keys bhí sé ag póirseáil trína phócaí ar lorg na n-eochracha, ransaigh sé a phócaí ag lorg na n-eochracha 2 (v + adv) rummage through TRANSITIVEcuardaigh verb  c m uransaigh verb  c m uthey were rooting around the garden bhí siad ag póirseáil tríd an ngairdín, bhí siad ag cuardach thart sa ghairdín 3 (v + adv) explore, research INTRANSITIVEto root around in files bheith ag cuardach i gcomhaid, bheith ag ransú trí chomhaid → see root