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sand

1 noungaineamh masc1  c m ua grain of sand gráinnín gainimh 2 noun COLdath an ghainimh
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3 verb
TRANSITIVEgreanáil verb  c m u
INTRANSITIVEgreanáil verb  c m u

sands

nountrá ghainimhgaineamhlach masc1
phrasal verbs

sand down

(v + adv) TRANSITIVEgreanáil verb  c m u
phrases

to be built on sand

bheith déanta ar ghaineamhbheith tógtha ar ghaineamh

to bury your head in the sand

(also

to stick your head in the sand

) he buried his head in the sand about the problem lig sé air nárbh ann don fhadhb, dhún sé a shúile ar an bhfadhb

to run into the sand

titim as a chéilethe initiatives ran into the sand níor tháinig dada as na tionscnaimh

the sands of time

imeacht na haimsirethe sands of time are running out tá an t-am ag éirí gearreireaballach, tá an ghrian ag gabháil siar

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