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skid

1. verb AERO, AUTO (of vehicle or aircraft) slide out of control2. verb (of person, animal or object) slide 3. noun AERO, AUTO slide by a vehicle or aircraft 4. noun slide by a person, animal or object5. noun AERO runner6. noun piece of wood7. noun sudden misfortune
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1 verb AERO, AUTO (of vehicle or aircraft) slide out of control INTRANSITIVEsciorr verb  c m usleamhnaigh verb  c m uthe car skidded sciorr an carr 2 verb (of person, animal or object) slide INTRANSITIVEsciorr verb  c m usleamhnaigh verb  c m uthe dog skidded on the ice sciorr an madra ar an leac oighir, shleamhnaigh an madra ar an leac oighirshe nearly skidded over the edge is beag nár sciorr sí thar an imeall they skidded to a halt sciorr siad nó gur stad siad
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3 noun AERO, AUTO slide by a vehicle or aircraft sciorradh masc  c m uthe car went into a skid thosaigh an carr ag sciorradh 4 noun slide by a person, animal or objectsciorradh masc  c m u 5 noun AERO runnersleamhnán masc1  c m utail skid sleamhnán deiridh 6 noun piece of woodsciorrán masc1 7 noun (US) sudden misfortunethey've had a four-game losing skid tá ceithre chluiche as a chéile caillte acu
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to hit the skids

informalbheith in abarthe company has hit the skids tá an comhlacht in abar, tá an comhlacht i bponc

on the skids

informalar an mbealach amachshe's on the skids tá sí ar an mbealach amach, tá drochdhóigh uirthi

to put the skids under sb/sth

(also

to put the skids on sb/sth

) 1 informal to make sb up their efforts, workrateI soon put the skids under them ní raibh mé i bhfad ag cur tine faoina dtóin, ba ghearr gur bhain mé deatach astu 2 (BRITAIN), informal to make sb/sth fail or stopthe Galway team put the skids under them bhain foireann na Gaillimhe an ghaoth as a seolta