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snowball

1. noun small mass of snow2. noun DRINK alcoholic drink3. noun mixture of cocaine and heroin4. verb throw snowballs at sb/sth5. verb rapidly become very successful6. verb rapidly become a serious problem
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1 noun small mass of snowliathróid sneachtameall sneachta to throw snowballs liathróidí sneachta a chaitheamh 2 noun DRINK alcoholic drinkliathróid sneachta 3 noun very informal mixture of cocaine and heroinliathróid sneachta 4 verb throw snowballs at sb/sth TRANSITIVEliathróidí sneachta a chaitheamh lehe snowballed his friends chaith sé liathróidí sneachta lena chairde 5 verb rapidly become very successful INTRANSITIVEtéigh ó neart go neartthe business snowballed chuaigh an gnó ó neart go neart 6 verb rapidly become a serious problem INTRANSITIVEtéigh ó smachtthe problem snowballed chuaigh an fhadhb ó smacht
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to not have a snowball's chance in hell

(also

to not have a snowball's chance

) informalthey haven't a snowball's chance in hell of winning níl seans na ngrást acu an cluiche a bhuachan, níl seans dá laghad acu an cluiche a bhaint