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shoulder

1. noun ANAT, ZOOL, FOOD part of body2. noun CLOTH part of clothing3. noun GEOG part of hill4. verb put (sth) on your shoulder5. verb accept (sth problematical)6. verb push or hit with shoulder
phrases
1 noun ANAT, ZOOL, FOOD part of bodygualainn fem2  c m ushoulder injury gortú gualainne 2 noun CLOTH part of clothinggualainn fem2  c m ushoulder seams uamanna gualainne
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3 noun GEOG part of hillgualainn fem2  c m uthey came over the shoulder of the mountain tháinig siad thar ghualainn an tsléibhe 4 verb put (sth) on your shoulder TRANSITIVEcuir ar do ghualainnbuail ar do ghualainnto shoulder arms airm a chur le gualainn 5 verb accept (sth problematical) TRANSITIVEiompair verb  c m uto shoulder a burden ualach a iomparwho'll shoulder the cost? cé a íocfaidh as?, cé a dhíolfaidh as?she's shouldering the responsibility tá sí ag glacadh na freagrachta uirthi féinto shoulder sb with a burden ualach a chur ar dhuinedon't shoulder me with that ná cuir é sin mar ualach ormsa 6 verb push or hit with shoulder TRANSITIVEguailleáil verban ghualainn a thabhairt dothey shouldered their way to the front ghuailleáil siad a mbealach amach chun tosaigh
phrases

a shoulder to lean on

cara na cruóigecara in am an ghátairduine a dtig brath airtaca masc4  c m u

to be looking over your shoulder

bheith ag amharc thar do ghualainnbheith ag breathnú thar do ghualainn

to fall on sb's shoulders

(also

to land on sb's shoulders

) titim ar dhuinetitim ar ghuaillí duine

to have broad shoulders

(also

to need broad shoulders

) bheith acmhainneachteacht aniar a bheith ionatdroim teann a bheith ort

to look over sb's shoulder

I looked at the screen over her shoulder d'fhéach mé thar a gualainn ar an scáileánhe's always looking over my shoulder bíonn sé sa mhullach orm i gcónaí, bíonn sé i gcónaí i ngreim eireabaill ionam

off your shoulders

(also

from your shoulders

) that's a big weight off my shoulders is mór an faoiseamh é sin dom, tá an t-ualach tógtha díom

off the shoulder

(also

off-the-shoulder

) CLOTHan off the shoulder dress gúna gan ghuaillí

on your shoulders

it's on your shoulders ar do ghuaillí atá sé, fútsa atá sé

to put your shoulder to the wheel

do dhícheall a dhéanamhluí isteach ar an obaircromadh ar an obair

to stand shoulder to shoulder

(also

to stand shoulder to shoulder with sb

, to be shoulder to shoulder

) seasamh gualainn ar ghualainnthey stood shoulder to shoulder with us sheas siad gualainn ar ghualainn linn

straight from the shoulder

go neamhbhalbhshe shoots straight from the shoulder ní théann sí ar chúl scéithe le scéal, ní chuireann sí fiacail ann

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