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Similar words: cling · fling · ling · sing · slang · slink · sting · swing · gosling · sliding
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sling

verb
noun
phrases
verb
1 verb suspend sth to hang loosely TRANSITIVEcroch verb  c m ucuir ar crochadhthe hammock was slung between two trees bhí an leaba luascáin ar crochadh idir dhá chrann, bhí an leaba luascáin crochta idir dhá chrann 2 verb carry in casual way TRANSITIVEcaith verb  c m uhe slung his jacket over his shoulder chaith sé a sheaicéad siar ar a ghualainn
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3 verb lift, transfer TRANSITIVEteilg verb  c m u 4 verb casually throw, put TRANSITIVEcaith verb  c m ushe slung it into a drawer chaith sí isteach i dtarraiceán é 5 verb force sb to go TRANSITIVEcaith verb  c m uhe was slung into jail caitheadh isteach sa phríosún éthey were slung off the land caitheadh amach as a gcuid talún iad, ruaigeadh as a gcuid talún iad 6 verb hurl (missile) TRANSITIVEteilg verb  c m uI slung a stone at him from my sling theilg mé cloch leis le mo chrann tabhaill 7 verb attack verbally TRANSITIVEmaslaigh verb  c m uthey were slinging abuse at each other bhí siad ag tabhairt íde na muc is na madraí dá chéile, bhí siad ag maslú a chéile
noun
8 noun loop for supporting, raisingcrochán mascshe removed the slings from the containers bhain sí na crocháin de na coimeádáin 9 noun MED loop to support injured armguailleán masc1her arm was in a sling bhí guailleán ar a géag 10 (also baby sling) noun for carrying babynead uchta 11 noun SPOR in climbing, short piece of ropeiris fem2  c m u 12 noun HIST simple weapontabhall masc1  c m ucrann tabhaill 13 noun DRINK usu of gin and watersling foreign
phrases

slings and arrows

the slings and arrows of life cora crua an tsaoil

to sling hash

(also

to sling plates

) (US), informal bheith ag freastal ar bhoird

to sling your hook

very informal imeacht leatsling your hook! imigh leat!, bain as!, bailigh leat!, glan as m'amharc!, buail bóthar!, gread leat!she told me to sling my hook dúirt sí liom bailiú liom, dúirt sí liom bóthar a bhualadh
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