New English-Irish Dictionary
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scene

noun
phrases
1 noun CINE, TV-RAD, THEAT, ETC sequence, actradharc masc1  c m u in the opening scene sa chéad radharcthe scene is set in Galway tá an scéal suite i nGaillimh, is i nGaillimh a tharlaíonn an scéal 2 noun THEAT, CINE, TV-RAD set for a film, play etcseit masc4  c m u
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3 noun place where incident happensláthair fem5  c m uthe scene of the accident láthair na timpisteto appear on the scene teacht ar an láthairI wouldn't mind a change of scene níor mhiste liom athrú aeir, níor mhiste liom athrach saoil 4 noun particular type of placeradharc masc1  c m uit was an ugly scene ba ghránna an radharc éthere were scenes of devastation everywhere bhí scrios le feiceáil ar fud na háite 5 noun incidenteachtra fem4  c m uthis led to ugly scenes between the players tharraing sé seo scliúchas idir na himreoirí 6 noun ART, PHOT landscape or view of placeradharc masc1  c m urural scenes radharcanna tuaithe 7 noun public outburstrírá masc4  c m umaicín masc4 to make a scene (also to cause a scene) racán a thógáil, seó bóthair a dhéanamh díot féin, maicín a chur ar obair 8 noun informal area of activity etcsaol masc1  c m uthe political scene an saol polaitiúilthe jazz scene domhan an tsnagcheoilare they involved in the drug scene? an bhfuil baint acu le lucht drugaí?he appeared on the scene in the nineties tháinig sé ar an bhfód sna nóchaidí it's not really my scene níl mórán spéise agam ann i ndáiríre 9 noun informal situationscéal masc1  c m uit's a bad scene is dona an scéal é, drochscéal atá ann, is bocht an scéal éthere are unpleasant scenes at home right now tá rudaí gránna ag dul ar aghaidh sa bhaile i láthair na huaire, ní deas a bhfuil ar siúl ag baile faoi láthair 10 noun informal love affaircaidreamh masc1  c m ucaidreamh collaí  c m uhe had a scene with her bhí caidreamh eatarthu
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behind the scenes

1 out of public viewto work behind the scenes oibriú sa chúlra, oibriú go discréideach 2 in secretfaoi rúnfaoi choimar chúla téarmaíbehind-the-scenes negotiations idirbheartaíocht faoi choimbehind-the-scenes payment trasíocaíocht, íocaíocht ar chúla téarmaí informal, íocaíocht sa ghan fhios informal 3 THEAT not on stagear chúl stáitse

on the scene

ar an bhfódar an láthairthere's a new group on the scene now tá grúpa nua ar an bhfód anois

to set the scene

1 create conditions for sththis report set the scene for the debate réitigh an tuarascáil seo an bealach don díospóireacht, ar bhonn na tuarascála seo a rinneadh an díospóireacht 2 describe background to eventhe set the scene for the visitors chuir sé na cuairteoirí ar an eolas, mhínigh sé an scéal do na cuairteoirí

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