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sieve

1 noun COOKcriathar masc1rilleán masc1  c m uwire sieve criathar sreinge 2 verb TRANSITIVEcriathraigh verbrill verbto sieve flour into a bowl plúr a chriathrú isteach i mbabhla
phrasal verbs

sieve through

(v + prep) TRANSITIVEcíor verb  c m uscag verb  c m uto sieve through the evidence an fhianaise a chíoradh, an fhianaise a scagadh
phrases

to have a mind like a sieve

I have a mind like a sieve this weather tá mé iontach dearmadach ar an aimsir seo

to leak like a sieve

1 be porousthe roof is leaking like a sieve tá an díon ina chriathar, tá braon anuas orainn 2 be insecure, vulnerableuisce a ligean isteachthe home team were leaking like a sieve bhí an fhoireann bhaile ag ligean uisce isteach