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sleeve

1. noun CLOTH, FASH part of a garment2. noun protective covering3. noun MUS cover of book, CD etc 4. noun ENG protective tube 5. verb ENG, FOOD encase
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1 noun CLOTH, FASH part of a garmentmuinchille fem4  c m uthere's a hole in my sleeve tá poll i mo mhuinchille, tá poll ar mo mhuinchillea dress with long sleeves gúna muinchillí fada, gúna le muinchillí fadacoat sleeve muinchille cóta 2 noun protective coveringcumhdach masc1  c m uclúdach masc1  c m u
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3 noun MUS cover of book, CD etc clúdach masc1  c m uthe book comes in a plastic sleeve tá clúdach plaisteach ar an leabharalbum sleeve clúdach ceirnínsleeve design dearadh clúdaigh 4 noun ENG protective tube muinchille fem4  c m ufeadán masc1  c m u 5 verb ENG, FOOD encase TRANSITIVEclúdaigh verb  c m ucásáil verb  c m u
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an ace up your sleeve

informalcárta cúilshe had an ace up her sleeve bhí cárta cúil aici, bhí cúig eile aici

to have sth up your sleeve

informalplean a bheith agatcúig eile a bheith fágtha agatcleas folaigh a bheith agat

to have a trick up your sleeve

informalcárta cúil a bheith agatplean eile a bheith agatcleas folaigh a bheith agat

to roll up your sleeves

1 roll back your sleeves do mhuinchillí a chrapadh suasdo mhuinchillí a chornadh suasdo mhuinchillí a chasadh suasdo mhuinchillí a thiontú suashe rolled up his sleeves chorn sé a mhuinchillí, chrap sé suas a mhuinchillí 2 get down to workit's time to roll up the sleeves! tá sé in am tosú ar an obair!, tá sé in am bealadh a chur faoi na hioscaidí!I like to get my sleeves rolled up níl aon drogall orm roimh an obair shalach, níor chuir obair chrua lá eagla fós orm

to tug at sb's sleeve

(also

to tug sb by the sleeve

) the boy tugged at his father's sleeve bhí an buachaill ag tarraingt ar mhuinchille a athar

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