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serious

adjective
phrases
1 adjective gravetromchúiseach adj1  c m uthe situation is getting serious tá cúrsaí ag éirí tromchúiseach, tá cúrsaí ag dul in olcasthey have serious problems tá fadhbanna tromchúiseacha acudue to the serious implications of the decision mar gheall ar impleachtaí tromchúiseacha an chinnidhthe fire caused serious damage to the building rinne an tine damáiste tromchúiseach don fhoirgneamhtheft is a serious offence is cion tromchúiseach í an ghadaíochtthat was a serious error b'earráid mhór é sinwe have serious concerns about this policy tá an-imní orainn faoin bpolasaí seothey were dealt a serious blow buaileadh buille trom orthu, drochbhuille a bhí ann dóibh 2 adjective MED, HEALTH of illnesstromchúiseach adj1  c m utrom adj1  c m udroch- prefshe had a serious illness bhí drochthinneas uirthihow serious is he? cé chomh dona agus atá sé?they're in a serious condition in hospital tá siad go dona tinn san ospidéal, tá drochbhail orthu san ospidéalhe suffered a serious injury bhain drochghortú dó, gortaíodh go dona éhe hurt his leg but it's nothing serious ghortaigh sé a chos ach ní rud mór a bhí ann, ghortaigh sé a chos ach ní baol dó
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3 adjective importanttromchúiseach adj1  c m uwe have serious matters to discuss tá rudaí tromchúiseacha le plé againnfew diseases are as serious as cancer is beag galar atá chomh tromchúiseach le hailseyou should give the issue serious consideration ba chóir duit machnamh go domhain ar an gceist 4 adjective showing commitmentto be serious about sth bheith dáiríre faoi rud, bheith tiomanta do rudhe became very serious about music d'éirigh sé an-tógtha leis an gceol, d'éirigh sé an-dáiríre faoin gceolthis is a camera for the serious photographer is ceamara don ghrianghrafadóir tiomanta é seothey didn't make any serious effort to improve matters ní dhearna siad aon iarracht dháiríre cúrsaí a fheabhsú, ní dhearna siad aon iarracht mhór cúrsaí a fheabhsúwe have to get serious about training ní mór dúinn tabhairt go dáiríre faoin traenáil, caithfimid an traenáil a ghlacadh dáiríre 5 adjective deserving respect, fearsuntasach adj1  c m utheir forwards are a serious threat is bagairt shuntasach iad a gcuid tosaithethey'll mount a serious challenge to the leader tabharfaidh siad dúshlán nach beag don cheannaire 6 adjective of person dáiríre  c m ushe's very serious is duine an-dáiríre í 7 adjective of expressions etcdáiríre  c m uhis expression turned very serious tháinig cuma an-dáiríre airshe prefers more serious roles is fearr léi róil níos dáiríre 8 adjective LIT, ART of books, music etcdáiríre  c m uthis is a serious work of art is saothar dáiríre ealaíne é seoshe writes serious articles as well scríobhann sí ailt dháiríre chomh maith 9 adjective of romancedáiríre  c m uthey had a serious relationship bhí cumann dáiríre eatarthuhe wants nothing serious for now ní theastaíonn aon rud dáiríre uaidh faoi láthairshe was never really serious about him ní raibh spéis dháiríre aici ann riamh 10 adjective informal heftysuntasach adj1  c m uaisteach adj1  c m uthat's a serious amount of money sin méid suntasach airgid, sin airgead nach beag ná suarach, is airgead mór é sin, sin airgead aisteachthere was serious heat in the office bhí teas damanta san oifig, bhí teas bocht san oifig, bhí teas aisteach san oifigit can reach serious speeds is féidir leis luas suntasach a bhaint amach 11 adjective informal of standard, qualitythere's serious fishing available in the area tá togha na hiascaireachta ar fáil sa cheantarhe played some serious golf today d'imir sé galf den scoth inniu
phrases

be serious

bíodh ciall agatbeir ar do chiall

I'm serious

tá mé lándáirírení ag magadh atá mé

you can't be serious

níl tú dáiríreag magadh atá tú

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