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round

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preposition
1 preposition expressing locationtimpeall  c m uthart  c m uthart faoi  c m uwe sat round the table shuíomar timpeall an bhoird, shuíomar thart ar an mbordthe house was round the back of the shop bhí an teach taobh thiar den siopathey never helped round the house níor chabhraigh siad timpeall an tí riamhis there any fun round there? an bhfuil spraoi ar bith thart ansin? 2 preposition enclosing, encirclingtimpeall ar  c m uthart ar  c m uthart faoi  c m uthey tied a rope round my waist cheangail siad rópa timpeall ar mo choim, cheangail siad rópa thart faoi mo bhástawear it round your neck caith timpeall do mhuiníl é, caith thart ar do mhuineál éshe put a wall round her garden chuir sí balla timpeall ar a gairdín, chuir sí balla thart ar a gairdínI wrapped the bandage round my hand chas mé an bindealán timpeall ar mo lámh, chas mé an bindealán thart ar mo lámh
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3 preposition partially encirclingthart timpeall artimpeall ar  c m uthart ar  c m uhe put his arm round her chuir sé a lámh thart timpeall uirthi 4 preposition in the vicinity ofthart timpeall arthart ar  c m utimpeall ar  c m uin aice  c m uthe area round the station is quite rough tá an ceantar timpeall an stáisiúin garbh go maithwe gathered round the fire bhailíomar thart ar an tine, bhailíomar cois tineyou're not from round here, are you? ní ón áit seo thú, an ea?; ní as an áit seo duit, an ea? 5 preposition expressing movement around sthtimpeall  c m uI live just round the corner tá cónaí orm díreach timpeall an chúinnehe put his head round the door sháigh sé a cheann isteach an doras 6 preposition indicating visit, tourtimpeall  c m uthart ar  c m uthart faoi  c m umórthimpeall  c m uI took them round the whole town thug mé timpeall an bhaile uile iad, thug mé mórthimpeall an bhaile iadshe walked round the hospital checking patients shiúil sí thart ar an ospidéal ag seiceáil ar othairshe showed us round the new flat thaispeáin sí an t-árasán nua dúinn 7 preposition in order to fit in withthart ar  c m utimpeall ar  c m uit's arranged round our schedules tá sé socraithe timpeall ar ár sceidilmy whole life is organised round basketball tá mo shaol go léir eagraithe timpeall ar an gcispheil 8 preposition on all sides oftimpeall ar  c m uthart ar  c m uthart timpeall armórthimpeall  c m uwe put leaves round the top chuireamar duilleoga thart timpeall ar barrthere are trees all round the hill tá crainn thart ar an gcnoc go léir, tá crainn mórthimpeall an chnoic 9 preposition from place to placear fud  c m utimpeall  c m uthart ar  c m uI went round the fields chuaigh mé thart ar na goirt, chuaigh mé ó ghort go gortwe went round the estates looking for wood chuamar ar fud na n-eastát ag lorg adhmaidhe wandered round the parish shiúil sé thart ar an bparóiste, thug sé camchuairt an pharóiste 10 preposition expressing idleness, inactivitytimpeall  c m uthart ar  c m ushe just lazes round the house ní dhéanann sí faic ach leisceoireacht timpeall an tíwe used to hang round the shop after school bhímis ag máinneáil timpeall ar an siopa tar éis na scoile, bhímis ag leadaíocht thart ar an siopa tar éis na scoile 11 preposition involving consulting different peopletimpeall  c m uthart  c m ushe phoned round the local employers ghlaoigh sí thart ar na fostóirí áitiúlaI went round the old people of the parish chuaigh mé thart chuig seanóirí an pharóistethe teacher went round the class chuaigh an múinteoir timpeall an ranga 12 preposition in a circular motionthart timpeall  c m uthart ar  c m utimpeall ar  c m umórthimpeall  c m uwe went round the island chuamar thart timpeall ar an oileán, chuamar mórthimpeall an oileáinthe Earth goes round the Sun téann an Domhan thart ar an nGrian 13 preposition in different areasthart timpeall  c m uthart ar  c m utimpeall  c m uar fud  c m uthe houses were scattered round the parish bhí na tithe scaipthe ar fud an pharóiste, bhí na tithe scaipthe thart timpeall an pharóiste 14 preposition search etctimpeall  c m uthart ar  c m uwe searched round the garden chuardaíomar timpeall an ghairdín, chuardaíomar thart ar an ngairdín 15 preposition forming a circle aroundtimpeall ar  c m uthart ar  c m uthart timpeall armórthimpeall ar  c m uwe all gathered round him bhailíomar go léir thart airthe class gathered round the computer chruinnigh an rang thart timpeall ar an ríomhaire 16 preposition by an indirect routetimpeall  c m uthart  c m uthart timpeall  c m uI went round the long way chuaigh mé an tslí fhada timpeall, chuaigh mé thart an bealach fadahe went round the other side chuaigh sé an thart timpeall an taobh eile 17 preposition around the perimeter, girth of thart ar  c m utimpeall ar  c m uit's 60 metres round the base tá sé 60 méadar thart ar a bhun
adverb
18 adverb to sb's house or specific locationthart timpeall  c m uthart  c m utimpeall  c m uI'll be round in half an hour tiocfaidh mé timpeall faoi cheann leathuairebring the car round to meet me tabhair an carr thart timpeall chugam to invite sb round cuireadh chun an tí a thabhairt do dhuineshe invited us round to her house for tea dúirt sí linn bualadh isteach go dtí an teach chuici i gcomhair cupán taeI got dinner round at Seán's place fuair mé mo dhinnéar tigh Sheáin 19 adverb to the other sidethart  c m utimpeall  c m uhe ran round to the back door rith sé timpeall chuig an doras cúil 20 adverb present in placethart  c m uwe've the builders round at the moment tá na tógálaithe sa teach againn faoi láthair 21 adverb to face in opposite directionthart  c m utimpeall  c m uthart timpeall  c m umórthimpeall  c m ushe turned round chas sí timpeall, chas sí tharthe was gone when I looked round bhí sé imithe nuair a chas mé thart timpeall 22 adverb from one place to anotherthart  c m utimpeall  c m uthart timpeall  c m uhe's been following me round all day tá sé do mo leanúint thart ar feadh an laeI still can't find my way round ní féidir liom mo shlí a dhéanamh timpeall go fóill 23 adverb consulting different people, sourcesthart  c m utimpeall  c m uI asked round but no-one knew d'fhiafraigh mé thart ach ní raibh a fhios ag duine ar bith 24 adverb coming closethart  c m utimpeall  c m uthey gathered round to comfort her chruinnigh siad timpeall le sólás a thabhairt di 25 adverb in an idle waythart  c m utimpeall  c m uhe hung round with a rough crowd bhíodh sé ag crochadh thart le drochdhreamshe sat round doing nothing shuigh sí timpeall gan faic ar siúl aici 26 adverb expressing circular movementthart timpeall  c m utimpeall  c m uthart  c m uhe looked round at us d'fhéach sé thart timpeall orainnshe handed round the paper thug sí an páipéar amach 27 adverb as part of cycle, processit grows all year round fásann sé ó cheann ceann na bliana, fásann sé i rith na bliana ar fadI'm not sure it'll work this time round nílim cinnte go n-oibreoidh sé an babhta seowe'll do it next time round déanfaimid é an chéad uair eileit'll be ready when winter comes round beidh sé ullamh nuair a thiocfaidh an geimhreadh 28 adverb describing relationship, directiontimpeall  c m uthart  c m uyou work for me, not the other way round tusa a oibríonn domsa, ní an bealach eile thartturn it the right way round cas timpeall sa treo ceart éyour jumper is the wrong way round tá do gheansaí siar agus aniar agat, tá do gheansaí droim ar ais ort 29 adverb in circumferencetimpeall  c m uthart timpeall  c m uthe pond is 20 metres round tá an linn fiche méadar timpeall 30 adverb covering 360-degree angletimpeall  c m uthart  c m uwe walked all the way round shiúlamar an bealach iomlán thartthere's a fence the whole way round tá claí an tslí ar fad timpeall
noun
31 noun regular route, beatturas masc1  c m ucúrsa masc4  c m utimpeall masc1  c m uthe postman set off on his round thosaigh fear an phoist ar a thimpeall the doctor is out on his rounds tá an dochtúir amuigh ar a chuairteanna, tá an dochtúir amuigh ar a chamchuairt the guard did the rounds of the fence thug an garda cúrsa an chlaí 32 noun GOLF of golfbabhta masc4  c m udreas masc3  c m uwe went out and played a round of golf chuamar amach agus d'imríomar babhta gailf 33 noun BOX in boxing, wrestlingbabhta masc4  c m uhe fell in the fourth round thit sé sa cheathrú babhta 34 noun GAMES in bridgeseal masc3  c m u 35 noun SPOR of equestrian coursecuairt fem2  c m u 36 noun POL of election babhta masc4  c m uthere are two rounds of voting tá dhá bhabhta vótála ann 37 noun of elimination processbabhta masc4  c m uwe got knocked out in the first round díbríodh sinn sa chéad bhabhta, leagadh amach muid sa chéad bhabhtathe second round draw has been made tá an tarraingt don dara babhta déanta 38 noun phase of activity babhta masc4  c m udreas masc3  c m uher round of diplomacy proved successful bhí rath ar a babhta taidhleoireachta, d'éirigh lena babhta taidhleoireachta 39 noun recurring sequence of eventsthe daily round gnáthchúrsa an laethere used to be a regular round of parties bhíodh cóisirí ann go rialtawe used to attend the usual round of book signings at the time ba ghnách linn freastal ar na hócáidí sínithe leabhar a bhíodh coitianta ag an am 40 noun of drinkshe bought a round, then I bought a round sheas sé siúd deoch, ansin sheas mise deochwhose round is it? cé atá ag seasamh?, cé leis an babhta?she bought a round of drinks for the band sheas sí deoch don bhanna, cheannaigh sí deoch don bhanna 41 noun MUS songrothlam masc1  c m ucanóin rothlamach NP  c m u 42 noun of ammunitionurchar masc1  c m u 43 noun of applause etc a round of applause bualadh bos a round of laughter babhta gáire a round of cheers gártha molta 44 noun COOK of cheesecruinneán masc1  c m ua round of cheese cruinneán cáise 45 noun circular-shaped piececruinneán masc1  c m uciorcal masc1  c m u 46 noun COOK of meatspóla masc4  c m ua round of beef spóla mairteola
adjective
47 adjective circularcruinn adj1  c m uciorclach adj1  c m urabhnáilte adj3  c m uhe had a big round face bhí aghaidh mhór chruinn aira round table bord cruinn 48 adjective spherical, curvedcruinn adj1  c m u 49 adjective wine, food: mellowmaothlach adj1  c m u 50 adjective sound, instrument: full, richlán adj1  c m u 51 adjective numbergarbh adj1  c m ucan you give me a round figure? an féidir leat figiúr garbh a thabhairt dom?
verb
52 verb go round TRANSITIVEtéigh timpeall artéigh thart arwe rounded the cape in a storm chuamar timpeall na rinne le linn stoirmeI rounded the corner chuaigh mé timpeall an chúinne, chas mé an cúinne 53 verb form into circular shape TRANSITIVEhe rounded the edges chuir sé cuma chruinn ar na himill
phrases

all round

1 for everybodydo gach uile dhuinedo gach aon duinethere were drinks all round bhí deochanna ann do gach duine, bhí deochanna ann do cháchhe offered congratulations all round thréaslaigh sé leis an uile dhuine 2 in every respect, overallar gach uile bhealachar gach uile chaoiar gach aon slíar gach aon dóighit was a great day all round an-lá a bhí ann ar gach aon slí 3 in all directionshe could see all round from the top of the hill bhí radharc i ngach treo aige ó bharr an chnoicthere's a street in the middle with houses all round tá sráid i lár baill agus tithe ar gach taobh, tá sráid i lár báire agus tithe mórthimpeall 4 all overar fudthart timpeallmórthimpeallwe drove all round town thiomáineamar ar fud an bhaile, thiomáineamar thart timpeall an bhaile

to do the rounds

bheith ag dul thartbheith ag gabháil timpeallthat bug is still doing the rounds tá an frídín sin fós ag dul thart

to do the rounds of

1 be in circulationthe picture is doing the rounds of his schoolmates tá an pictiúr ag dul thart i measc a chuid cairde scoilethat's the rumour doing the rounds on the internet sin é an ráfla atá ag dul thart ar an idirlíon 2 visitcuairt a thabhairt arcamchuairt a dhéanamhwe did the rounds of the relatives thugamar cuairt ar na gaoltaI had to do the rounds of the offices to get the form b'éigean dom camchuairt na n-oifigí a dhéanamh chun an fhoirm a fháil

enough to go round

we barely had enough to go round is ar éigean a bhí ár ndóthain againnthere wasn't enough food to go round ní raibh dóthain bia ann do gach duine

to go the rounds

bheith ag dul thartbheith ag dul timpeallthere are some theories about it going the rounds tá roinnt tuairimí faoi ag dul thart

go the rounds of

a big story is going the rounds of the newspapers tá scéal mór ag dul thart sna nuachtáin

in the round

1 THEAT stage performancesa lántimpeall 2 ART visible from all sidessa lántimpeall 3 globally, from every angleó gach taobhó gach aon taobhwe must examine the issue in the round caithfimid an t-ábhar a scrúdú ó gach aon taobh

round about

informal 1 approximatelytuairim isthart faoithart artimpeallit'll cost round about €50 cosnóidh sé tuairim is €50it was built round about 1800 tógadh é thart faoin mbliain 1800 2 in the vicinitythart timpeallthere were plenty of people round about bhí go leor daoine thart timpeall 3 close tothart timpeallin aicethart artimpeallthey all worked round about the village bhí siad go léir ag obair in aice an bhaileshe had a rash round about her ankle bhí gríos uirthi thart ar a rúitín

round and round

informal timpeall agus timpeallthart timpeall arís agus arís eilewe run round and round a field rithimid timpeall agus timpeall goirt, rithimid thart timpeall goirt arís agus arís eilethe thought went round and round my head chuaigh an smaoineamh timpeall agus timpeall i mo cheann

round here

informal thart anseotimpeall anseoanseo thartthere are many things to see round here tá go leor rudaí le feiceáil anseo thart, tá go leor rudaí le feiceáil timpeall anseohe's very popular round here tá siad an-cheanúil air thart anseo, tá an-mheas air sna bólaí seoI'm not from round here ní as an áit seo dom

round in circles

1 in circular motionthart timpeall i gciorcailtimpeall i gciorcailthart i gciorcailthe dog was running round in circles bhí an madra ag rith thart timpeall i bhfáinníwe're just driving round in circles táimid ag tiomáint timpeall i gciorcail, táimid ar strae 2 in unproductive loopthart timpeall i gciorcailtimpeall i gciorcailthart i gciorcailthis argument is going round in circles tá an argóint seo ag dul timpeall agus timpeall i gciorcail, níl tús ná deireadh leis an argóint seo, níl bun ná barr ar an argóint seo

round the clock

lá agus oíchede lá is d'oíchewe're working round the clock táimid ag obair de lá is d'oíche

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