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spot

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noun
1 noun dotspota masc4  c m ua blue spot spota gorm 2 noun small stainspota masc4  c m usmál masc1  c m uthere's a spot of mildew on the wall tá spota caonach liath ar an mballa
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3 noun pimplegoirín masc4  c m uspota masc4  c m uI came out in spots bhí mé clúdaithe le goiríní, tháinig goiríní orm
modifiergoirín gs as adj  c m uspota gs as adj  c m uI tried spot creams thriail mé uachtair le haghaidh goiríní
4 noun MED blotch on the skinspota masc4  c m ugríos masc1  c m u 5 noun informal serving of sthgreim masc3  c m uplaic fem2  c m ubolgam masc1a spot of lunch greim lóin, plaic lóin 6 noun hint or touchbeagán masc1  c m urud beag  c m ublaiseadh masc  c m uruainne masc4  c m uif you want to add a spot of romance to your holiday más mian leat beagán rómánsaíochta a chur le do shaoire 7 noun short spell of an activityseal masc3  c m utamall masc1  c m utamaillín masc4  c m ugeábh masc3  c m ua spot of fishing tamall iascaireachta 8 noun GAMES mark on a card, domino etcspota masc4  c m u 9 noun small amount of light rainbraon masc1  c m uscráib fem2  c m ubrádán masc1  c m uscrabha masc4  c m uthere was a spot of rain rinne sé scráib bháistí 10 noun particular placeball masc1  c m uláthair fem5  c m uspota masc4  c m uáit fem2  c m uit's a great spot for picnics áit iontach é le haghaidh picnicíparking spot áit pháirceálathe road was flooded in spots bhí fuarlach ar an mbóthar in áiteanna, bhí tuilte ar an mbóthar thall is abhus 11 noun small patchspota masc4  c m upaiste masc4  c m uball masc1  c m u 12 noun aspectthat's my weak spot sin é an laige atá agamthat was his bright spot b'in é a bhuaicphointe 13 noun vacancy, place in a group or teamáit fem2  c m ufolúntas masc1  c m uhe wants a spot in the squad tá sé ag iarraidh áit a fháil sa scuad 14 noun difficult situationdeacracht fem3  c m ucruachás masc1I'm in a difficult spot at work táim i gcruachás ag an obairI had a spot of bother with the car bhí beagán trioblóide agam leis an gcarrI was in a tight spot with no money bhí mé i sáinn agus gan aon airgead agam 15 noun advertmír fem2  c m ugearróg fem2  c m u 16 noun TV-RAD slot on TV, radio or in a showmír fem2  c m ugearróg fem2  c m uI can do a 10 minute comedy spot féadfaidh mé mír ghrinn 10 nóiméad a dhéanamhthe band had a regular spot at the hotel bhíodh an banna ag seinm go rialta san óstán 17 noun position in a rankingáit fem2  c m uionad masc1  c m uthey're two points off the top spot tá siad dhá phointe ón gcéad áit 18 noun spotlightspotsolas masc  c m u 19 noun SOCC, RUGBY mark from which a penalty is takenmarc an chic éiricemarc cic pionóishe scored from the penalty spot scóráil sé ó chic éirice 20 noun mark indicating the position of a snooker ballspota masc4  c m umarc masc1  c m uput the black on its spot cuir an dubh ar an spota 21 noun nightclubclub oíche  c m u
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22 verb see or notice TRANSITIVEfeic verb  c m utabhair faoi dearashe spotted the cake on the table chonaic sí an císte ar an mbord, thug sí faoi deara an císte ar an mbordthe children are easy to spot is furasta na leanaí a fheiceáil, is furasta na leanaí a aimsiúhe was spotted by one of his friends duine dá chairde a chonaic é, d'aithin duine dá chairde é 23 verb recognise TRANSITIVEfeic verb  c m utabhair faoi dearaaimsigh verb  c m uaithin verb  c m uthey spotted an opportunity to make profits d'aithin siad deis chun brabach a dhéanamhshe can spot a bargain tá sí go maith chun margadh maith a aimsiúcan you spot the difference? an bhfuil tú in ann an difear a thabhairt faoi deara?, an bhfuil tú in ann idirdhealú eatarthu?a new trend can be spotted from the data is féidir treocht nua a dhéanamh amach ó na sonraí 24 verb hobby TRANSITIVEfair ar PhrV  c m uhe liked to go spotting birds thaitníodh sé leis bheith ag faire ar na héinI was out spotting trains this morning bhí mé amuigh ag faire ar thraenacha ar maidin 25 verb stain TRANSITIVEbreac verb  c m uthe carpet was spotted with mud bhí an cairpéad breactha le pludaone of them wore a shirt spotted with blood bhí léine ar dhuine acu agus spotaí fola uirthi 26 verb MED (in pregnancy) slight blood loss INTRANSITIVEshe started spotting thosaigh sí ag breacadh fola
phrases

to hit the spot

informal bheith díreach i gceartan sprioc a bhualadhthat hit the spot bhí sé sin díreach i gceart, bhuail sé sin an sprioc

on the spot

1 in situar an láthairwe try to deal with complaints on the spot déanaimid iarracht déileáil le gearáin ar an láthair 2 straightawayar an toirtláithreachláithreach bonnthey were shot on the spot scaoileadh iad láithreach, lámhachadh iad ar an toirt 3 on, about a fixed point ar an mballI do a little jogging on the spot every day déanaim babhta bogshodair ar an mball gach lá

to put sb on the spot

duine a chur i bponccrua a chur ar dhuine

well spotted!

tá tabhairt faoi deara ionat!nach tú atá géarchúiseach!

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