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salt

1. noun FOOD white substance used to flavour food2. noun CHEM chemical compound3. verb COOK cover or flavour sth with salt4. verb put salt on a road or path
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1 noun FOOD white substance used to flavour foodsalann masc1  c m u salt and pepper salann agus piobar salt and vinegar salann agus fínéagarkitchen salt salann cistinea pinch of salt gráinnín salainn, croitheadh salainn 2 noun CHEM chemical compoundsalann masc1  c m u
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3 verb COOK cover or flavour sth with salt TRANSITIVEsaill verb  c m ucuir ar salannthe pork is salted in the traditional manner cuirtear an mhuiceoil ar salann de réir na nósanna traidisiúnta, sailltear an mhuiceoil mar a dhéantaí fadó 4 verb put salt on a road or path TRANSITIVEsalann a chur ar
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the salt of the earth

(also

salt of the earth

) he's the salt of the earth is é salann an tsaoil é, is é corp an duine uasail é

to take sth with a pinch of salt

(also

to take sth with a grain of salt

) I'd take that with a pinch of salt ní shlogfainn sin gan chogaint, ar éigean a chreidfinn é sin

to be worth your salt

any nurse worth her salt banaltra ar bith a bhfuil maith ar bith intihe's not worth his salt ní fiú biorán é

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