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stew

1. noun FOOD cooked dish2. noun mixture3. verb COOK cook (meat, fruit etc)4. verb dwell on anger5. verb develop slowly
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1 noun FOOD cooked dishstobhach masc1strúisínlamb stew stobhach uaineola 2 noun especially pejorative mixturemeascán mearaí  c m ua stew of ideas meascán mearaí de thuairimí
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3 verb COOK cook (meat, fruit etc)
TRANSITIVEstobh verb  c m usuanbhruith verb  c m uto stew meat feoil a stobhadhchicken that's been stewed in wine sicín atá stofa i bhfíon, sicín atá bruite go mall i bhfíonshe stewed the apples bhruith sí na húlla
INTRANSITIVEstobh verb  c m uit's stewing away on the range tá sé ag stobhadh leis ar an sorn, tá sé ag bruith leis ar an sorn
4 verb dwell on anger INTRANSITIVEhe's still stewing about the way he was treated tá an chaoi ar caitheadh leis fós ag déanamh scime dó, tá sé fós ag cuimhneamh ar an gcaoi ar caitheadh leis, níl dearmad déanta go fóill aige den dóigh ar caitheadh leis 5 verb develop slowly INTRANSITIVEbheith ag borradhthose ideas have been stewing in my mind for years tá na smaointe sin ag borradh i m'aigne leis na blianta, tá mé ar gor ar na smaointe sin leis na blianta
phrases

to be in a stew

(also

to get into a stew

) bheith trína chéileI was in a real stew about it all bhí mé an-trína chéile faoin rud ar faddon't get into a stew about it ná caill an cloigeann mar gheall air, ná bíodh sé ag déanamh imní duit

to let sb stew

(also

to let sb stew in their own juice

) let him stew bíodh aige, cead aigeshe can stew in her own juice now bíodh cion a dearmaid uirthi anois; ós í a tharraing uirthi é, íocadh sí olc agus iaróg; féadfaidh sí fuarú ina craiceann féin anois