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shred

1. noun thin piece2. noun very small amount3. verb cut/tear into shreds 4. verb COOK cut up (vegetables etc) 5. verb destroy using shredder
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1 noun thin piecestiall  c m uribín masc4  c m uleadhb  c m ucut the card into thin shreds gearr an cárta ina stiallacha tanaíhe tore the form to shreds rinne sé ribíní den fhoirmthe towel was in shreds bhí an tuáille stiallta stróicthe 2 noun very small amountbeagán beagpíosa beagruainne masc4  c m ushe hasn't a shred of evidence níl pioc fianaise aici, níl fianaise dá laghad aicithere isn't a shred of truth in it níl focal den fhírinne annthey lost any remaining shred of support chaill siad cibé tacaíocht fhánach a bhí fágtha acu
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3 verb cut/tear into shreds TRANSITIVEstiall verb  c m ustiallacha a dhéanamh dethe smaller branches are shredded stialltar na craobhacha beaga 4 verb COOK cut up (vegetables etc) TRANSITIVEmionstiall 5 verb destroy using shredder TRANSITIVEstiall verb  c m uthe files have been shredded stialladh na comhaid
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in shreds

scriostamy self-confidence was in shreds bhí m'fhéinmhuinín scriostaher career is in shreds tá deireadh lena gairm

to tear sb to shreds

(also

to rip sb to shreds

) duine a fheannadhduine a cháineadh go géarstiallacha a bhaint de dhuine

to tear sth to shreds

(also

to rip sth to shreds

) rud a stialladh as a chéilerud a stróiceadh as a chéilethe case will be torn to shreds stiallfar an cás as a chéileshe rips their arguments to shreds déanann sí spior spear dá n-argóintíthey tore the defence to shreds rinne siad scrios an an gcosaint

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