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snarl up

1 (v + adv) cause traffic jam TRANSITIVEtranglam a dhéanamh den tráchtit snarled up the motorway rinne sé tranglam den trácht ar an mótarbhealachthe road was snarled up bhí an trácht ina thranglam ar an mbóthar 2 (v + adv) cause delays etc TRANSITIVEmoill a chur ar  c m umoilligh verb  c m uthe decision snarled up our plans chuir an cinneadh moill ar ár gcuid pleananna 3 (v + adv) become tangled, knotted INTRANSITIVEtéigh in aimhréidhtéigh i bhfostúthe paper snarled up in the copier chuaigh an páipéar in aimhréidh sa chóipeálaí, chuaigh an páipéar i bhfostú sa chóipeálaí → see snarl

snarl

1. verb of animal: growl, bear teeth etc 2. verb say (sth) with anger3. verb cause traffic jam4. verb of traffic, experience delays5. noun animal growl6. noun angry remark, curl of lip7. noun traffic jam 1 verb of animal: growl, bear teeth etc INTRANSITIVEbheith ag drannadhbheith ag gnúsachtthe dog was snarling at the visitors bhí an madra ag drannadh leis na cuairteoirí, bhí an madra ag drannaireacht leis na cuairteoirí 2 verb say (sth) with anger
INTRANSITIVE'What's wrong with them?' he snarled. 'Cad atá orthu?' arsa seisean go feargach.; 'Céard atá orthu?' arsa seisean le teann feirge.'Get stuffed!' he snarled at his friend. 'Gread leat!' arsa seisean go colgach lena chara.
TRANSITIVEI wanted to snarl a rude word at him bhí fonn orm droch-chaint a scaoileadh chuige, is mór an fonn a bhí orm mo mhallacht a fhógairt air
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3 verb cause traffic jam TRANSITIVEmoill a chur ar  c m uthe weather snarled the traffic chuir an aimsir moill ar an trácht, rinne an aimsir an diabhal ar an tráchtthe traffic's all snarled up tá an trácht ina chíor thuathail 4 (also snarl up) verb of traffic, experience delays INTRANSITIVEbheith ina thranglambheith ina chíor thuathailthe traffic snarled bhí an trácht ina thranglam 5 noun animal growldrantán masc1  c m udrannadh masc1an aggressive snarl drantán confach 6 noun angry remark, curl of lipyou couldn't pry the snarl off his lips with a crowbar bhí fad pluide de phus air, bhí pus air chomh fada le scáil an mheán oíchea snarl of fury escaped her lips lig sí racht feirge aisti 7 (also traffic snarl) noun traffic jamtranglam tráchta  c m ubrú tráchta