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side

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noun
1 noun MATH one surface of an objectslios masc3  c m utaobh masc1  c m uthere are six sides on a cube sé shlios atá ar chiúb 2 noun surface other than top, bottom, front or backtaobh masc1  c m ucliathán masc1  c m uslios masc3  c m ua side of a box taobh boscaa side of a car cliathán cairra side of a ship slios loinge, taobh loingethe north side of the mountain an taobh ó thuaidh den sliabh, mala thuaidh an tsléibhego round the side of the house gabh thart le taobh an tí, gabh thart le binn an tíhe's built like the side of a house tá sé chomh mór le busto set sth on its side rud a chur ar a thaobhis that t-shirt the right side out? an bhfuil an taobh ceart den t-léine sin amuigh agat?that's wrong side up tá sé sin bunoscionnthis side up an taobh seo in airde
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3 noun surface of a flat, thin object (coin or paper)taobh masc1  c m uthey're two sides of the same coin dhá thaobh den fhadhb amháin atá iontuwrite on both sides of the page scríobh ar an dá thaobh den leathanachshe wrote four sides scríobh sí ceithre leathanach 4 noun MATH edge of an area, shape or surfacefaobhar masc1  c m utaobh masc1  c m u 5 noun area along one edge of sthat the side ag an taobhan opening at the side of the laptop oscailt ag taobh an ríomhaire glúineon the same side ar an taobh céannaa small house standing on the side of the road teach beag atá suite ar leataobh an bhóthair on the right hand side ar thaobh na láimhe deise, ar an taobh deas on the left hand side ar thaobh na láimhe clé, ar an taobh cléI walked by the side of the river shiúil mé le taobh na habhann, shiúil mé ar bhruach na habhannto one side of the lane ar thaobh amháin den lánato either side of the door ar dhá thaobh an dorais 6 noun one part of an area divided by a barrier, frontier, etctaobh masc1  c m uit can't be seen from this side ní féidir é a fheiceáil ón taobh seoon both sides of the border ar dhá thaobh na teorann what's on the other side of those mountains? cad é atá ar an taobh thall de na sléibhte sin?, cad atá ar an taobh eile de na sléibhte sin? 7 noun position in relation to centre of sth or placeon the wrong side of the road ar an taobh mícheart den bhóthar she crossed to the other side of the room chuaigh sí anonn go dtí an taobh eile den seomrashe's paralysed down one side of her face tá taobh amháin dá haghaidh marbhhe got out of the wrong side of the bed figurative d'éirigh sé amach ar an taobh contráilte den leaba, d'éirigh sé ar a chos chléthe west side of the town an taobh thiar den bhaile, an leath thiar den bhailehe lives on this side of town tá sé ina chónaí ar an taobh seo den bhaile, tá sé ina chónaí sa chuid seo den bhaileit's on this side of Kildare tá sé ar an taobh seo de Chill Dara I made my way to the far side of the village rinne mé mo bhealach go dtí an taobh thall den sráidbhaile 8 noun vertical edge of vessel, container, etctaobh masc1  c m u the sailors threw the rubbish over the side chaith na mairnéalaigh an bruscar thar bord it's spilling over the sides of the cup tá an cupán ag cur thar maoil 9 noun GEOG slope of mountain, hill etcthe side of a hill leaca, leargthe house is on the side of the mountain tá an teach ar thaobh an tsléibhe, tá an teach ar mhala an tsléibhe 10 noun ANAT of body, esp. from the armpit or shoulder down to the hiptaobh masc1  c m ucliathán masc1  c m uI had a pain in my side bhí pian i mo thaobhhe was lying on his side bhí sé ina leasluí, bhí sé ina leathluí, bhí sé ina luí ar a thaobhto sleep on your side codladh ar do thaobh place your arms by your sides cuir do lámha le do thaobhannaI was holding my sides with laughter bhí mé sna trithí gáire 11 noun FOOD half an animal, as meatside of bacon taobh muice, cliathán muice 12 noun one party in an argument, discussion, conflict, etctaobh masc1  c m u to make peace between both sides síocháin a dhéanamh idir an dá thaobhwe all know whose side you're on tá a fhios againn uile cén taobh a bhfuil tusa air, tá a fhios againn uile cé leis a seasann tusathere are faults on both sides tá lochtanna ar an dá thaobh men on one side and women on the other fir ar thaobh amháin agus mná ar an taobh eile to change sides (also to switch sides) dul leis an taobh eile 13 noun SPOR teamfoireann fem2  c m u 14 noun one set of arguments, one versiontaobh masc1  c m u to listen to both sides of the story éisteacht leis an dá thaobh den scéalthere are two sides to every argument bíonn dhá insint ar gach scéal 15 noun one aspect of sthtaobh masc1  c m ugné fem4  c m uit has two sides to it tá dhá thaobh airhe has to improve that side of his play caithfidh sé an chuid sin dá imirt a fheabhsúon the environment side ó thaobh na timpeallachta de 16 noun aspect of sb's personalitytaobh masc1  c m uthat's a side to her that I've never seen sin taobh di nach bhfaca mé riamh 17 noun part of family treetaobh masc1  c m umy first cousin on my father's side mo chol ceathrair ar thaobh m'athar, mo chol ceathrair de thaobh m'athar 18 noun FOOD (especially US) side dishtaobhmhír fem2  c m u 19 noun GAMES snooker, pool; spin on the balltaobhrothlú masc4  c m u
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20 adjective on or at the side of sthtaoibh gs as adj  c m utaobh- prefcliathánach adj1  c m ua side light solas taoibh, taobhsholasa side wind gaoth chliathánachshe cut the side branches ghearr sí na géaga ar na taobhanna 21 adjective less importanta side question focheist, ceist thánaisteach
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by sb's side

1 next to sbshe was walking by his side bhí sí ag siúl lena thaobhhe had the telephone by his side bhí an guthán taobh leis 2 in support of sbshe was by his side throughout bhí sí leis i rith an ama

from all sides

(also

on all sides

, on every side

, from every side

) ó gach taobhón uile thaobh

from sb's side

look at it from my side breathnaigh air ó mo thaobhsa dewe're looking forward to a positive response from your side táimid ag súil le freagra dearfach uaibh

from side to side

the boat was rocking from side to side bhí an bád ag luascadh anonn is anall, bhí an bád ag longadán ó thaobh go taobh

on one side

1 askewshe looked at me with her head on one side d'amharc sí orm agus leathcheann uirthito put sth on one side rud a chur ar sceabha, rud a chur ar a chorr 2 to be dealt with laterwe'll leave that on one side for the moment fágfaimid é sin i leataobh go fóill

on sb's side

1 supporting sb in conflict etc he's on our side tá sé linnshe's on the other side tá sí sa champa eileto be on the side of the angels taobhú leis an rud atá ceart 2 (of sth abstract) in sb's favourwe have time on our side tá an t-am fabhrach dúinn, tá neart ama againn

on the negative side

ar an taobh diúltach den scéal

on the positive side

ar an taobh dearfach den scéal

on the right side of sb

(also

on the wrong side of sb

, on the good side of sb

, on the bad side of sb

) it isn't easy to keep on the right side of him ní furasta fanacht ar an taobh ceart deyou wouldn't want to get on the wrong side of her níor mhaith duit seasamh ar a cosa

on the ... side

informalit's on the cold side tá sé ruainne beag fuar, tá sé ábhar fuar, tá sé buille fuarit's on the heavy side tá sé trom go maithit's on the long side tá sé sách fada, tá sé mós fada, tá sé lánfhada

on the side

1 FOOD as a side dishar an taobh 2 informal additional, sometimes illicit relationship, activityto earn money on the side airgead a shaothrú ar an taobhhe's working on the side tá sé ag obair ar an taobhhe has a bit on the side tá sé ag treabhadh as baile, tá sé ag breith amuigh

one side of the fence

(also

the other side of the fence

, both sides of the fence

) I'm on both sides of the fence feicim an dá thaobh den scéal

sb's good side

(also

sb's best side

) usually humorous this photograph shows his best side taispeánann an grianghraf seo an taobh is fearr de

sb's side of the story

to tell your side of the story do thaobh féin den scéal a insint

side by side

1 close togetherle hais a chéiletaobh le taobhtaobh le chéile 2 (of people, objects) next to anothertaobh le taobhle hais a chéilele taobh a chéilethey stood side by side sheas siad taobh le taobh, sheas siad gualainn ar ghualainn

to let the side down

you let the side down lig tú síos sinn

to not leave sb's side

(also

to stay by sb's side

) she stayed by his side all day d'fhan sí ina theannta an lá ar fad

to one side

1 to the left or right of an area, surface, or objectI jumped to one side thug mé léim ar leataobh, thug mé léim i leataobhflowers to one side and plants to the other bláthanna ar thaobh amháin agus plandaí ar an taobh eilethe ship was listing to one side bhí an long ina luí ar a taobh, bhí an long caite ar a taobh 2 left to be dealt with laterto put sth to one side rud a chur i leataobhlet's leave that question to one side for the moment fágaimis an cheist sin ar leataobh go fóill beag

to take sb on one side

cogar a chur i gcluas duineduine a thógáil ar leataobh

to take sides

I'm not going to take sides níl mé ag dul le ceachtar taobh, fanfaidh mise amach uaidhto take sides with sb taobhú le duine, bheith i leith duine

the wrong side of sth

I'm the wrong side of 12 stone tá mé ar an taobh contráilte de 12 chloch meáchain

the wrong side of 50

(also

the right side of 50

) she's on the wrong side of 50 tá sí os cionn 50 bliain d'aois, ní fheicfidh sí an 50 arís go deo, tá an leathchéad caite aicihe's still on the right side of 40 tá sé faoi bhun 40 bliain d'aois fós

this side of ...

this side of Christmas roimh an Nollaig, an taobh seo den Nollaig

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