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sight

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noun
1 noun ability to seeradharc masc1  c m uamharc masc1  c m uhe lost his sight chaill sé a radharc, chaill sé radharc na súlshe has poor sight tá an t-amharc go dona aici, tá drochradharc aici, tá a cuid súl lagsight test tástáil radhairc 2 noun act or fact of seeingto know sb by sight aithne shúl a bheith agat ar dhuine to catch sight of sb/sth amharc a fháil ar dhuine/rud
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3 noun field of visionthe village was within sight bhí an sráidbhaile le feiceáil it came into sight bhí sé le feiceáil he disappeared from sight chuaigh sé as radharckeep this out of sight of children ná lig do pháistí é seo a fheiceáildon't let her out of your sight ná lig as do radharc í 4 noun opinion, viewit's wrong in the sight of God tá sé contráilte i súile Dé 5 noun sth/sb that can be seenradharc masc1  c m uit's a common sight in classrooms is radharc coitianta é i seomraí ranga, is rud é a fheictear go minic i seomraí ranga 6 noun sb who looks unusual, unpleasant etcfeic masc4  c m uhe looked a sight b'iontach an feic é 7 noun OPT, SCI of gun, weapon or optical instrumenttreoir fem5  c m u
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8 verb see TRANSITIVEfeic verb  c m uradharc a fháil ar 9 verb OPT, SCI view through weapon, telescope etc TRANSITIVEaimsigh verb  c m u 10 verb adjust sight of (gun) TRANSITIVEtreoir a shocrútreoráil verb  c m uhe sighted the gun shocraigh sé treoir an ghunna
phrases

a sight

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a damn sight

very informal) i bhfadhe can speak English a damn sight better than me tá a chuid Béarla i bhfad níos fearr ná mo chuidse, tá a chuid Béarla míle uair níos fearr ná mo chuidse

at first sight

at first sight, I thought it was a good idea ar an gcéad amharc, cheap mé gur smaoineamh maith éit was love at first sight bhí siad i ngrá ón gcéad uair ar leag siad súil ar a chéile

everyone in sight

he was talking to everyone in sight bhí sé ag caint le gach a raibh i láthair, bhí sé ag caint le gach duine a bhí i láthair

everything in sight

she broke everything in sight bhris sí a raibh ann

in sight

the end is in sight is gearr go mbeidh sé thart

not a pretty sight

that building isn't a pretty site is gránna an feic an foirgneamh sin

out of sight

informal 1 very high or largethar a bheith ardas miosúras compásthe ticket price was out of sight bhí praghas an ticéid thar a bheith ard 2 very muchas cuimsethey've improved out of sight tá feabhas as cuimse tagtha orthu

out of sight, out of mind

seachnaíonn súil ní nach bhfeiceannan rud nach bhfeiceann an tsúil, ní chránn sé an croí

a sight for sore eyes

1 sb/sth good to seeleigheas ar shúile tinne 2 sb/sth strange or unpleasantyou're a sight for sore eyes this morning is bocht an feic thú ar maidin, tá droch-chuma ort ar maidin

sight unseen

COMMto buy sth sight unseen rud a cheannach gan é a fheiceáil

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