New English-Irish Dictionary
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soak

verb
noun
verb
1 verb immerse (sth) in liquid TRANSITIVEcuir ar maoscuir ar bogadhsoak the shirt in water cuir an léine ar maos in uisce 2 verb (of an object) be immersed in liquid INTRANSITIVEbheith ar maosbheith ar bogadhleave the ham to soak for an hour fág an liamhás ar maos ar feadh uaire, fág an liamhás in uisce ar feadh uair an chloig
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3 verb make (sth or sb) thoroughly wet TRANSITIVEbáigh verb  c m uthe flood soaked the land d'fhág an tuile an talamh ar maos, bhí an talamh fliuch báite ag an tuile 4 verb wet, douse sth TRANSITIVEfliuch verb  c m ushe soaked a cloth d'fhliuch sí ceirt 5 verb lie in water INTRANSITIVEhe soaked in the warm water d'fhan sé ina luí san uisce te 6 verb informal impose financial burden TRANSITIVEthis budget will soak taxpayers bánóidh an cháinaisnéis seo íocóirí cánach
noun
7 noun period immersed in liquidit needs an overnight soak ní mór é a chur ar maos thar oíche, ní mór é a chur ar bogadh thar oíche 8 noun informal period lying in a bath etcshe had a soak bhí folcadh aici 9 noun informal, pejorative drunkardpótaire masc4  c m umeisceoir masc3  c m u

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