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string

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adjective
verb
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noun
1 noun (a piece of) thin ropesreangán masc1  c m utéad fem2  c m ucorda masc4  c m u 2 noun MUStéad fem2  c m usreang fem2  c m u
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3 noun SPOR (also racquet string, racket string) of tennis racquetsreang fem2  c m u 4 noun objects linked on a stringsreangán masc1  c m ustring of pearls sreangán péarlaí  c m u 5 noun line, seriessraith fem2  c m ulíne fem4  c m ua string of cars came down the road tháinig líne carranna anuas an bóthar, tháinig sróidín carranna anuas an bóthar, tháinig sraoilleán carranna anuas an bótharafter a string of wins tar éis sraith buanna as a chéileshe owns a string of hotels tá sraith óstlann aicihe told a whole string of lies d'inis sé lear mór bréag 6 noun COMP series of charactersteaghrán masc1  c m u 7 noun (US) SPOR teamfoireann fem2  c m uthe club's second string dara foireann an chumainn
adjective
8 adjective MUStéadach adj1  c m utéaduirlisí  c m ustring quartet ceathairéad téadach
verb
9 verb MUS instrument, etc TRANSITIVEtéad a chur isreang a chur leto string a bow sreang a chur le bogha 10 verb SPOR of tennis racket TRANSITIVEsreang a chur ar 11 verb beads etc TRANSITIVEceangail le chéile le sreangánceangail le chéile le corda 12 verb stretch, hang TRANSITIVEsín verb  c m uceangail verb  c m ucroch verb  c m uthe cable was strung between two posts bhí an cábla crochta idir dhá chuaillethey strung lights from the trees chroch siad soilse ó na crainn
phrases

to have a lot of strings to your bow

(also

to have more than one string to your bow

) she has a lot of strings to her bow is iomaí ruaim ar a slat aici, tá go leor abhras ar a coigeal aici

how long is a piece of string?

ag Dia atá a fhiosní féidir a rácá mhéad eireaball a rachadh go dtí an ghealach?

no strings

gan choinníoll

strings attached

the loan came with strings attached bhí coinníollacha ag dul leis an iasachtit was an offer with no strings attached tairiscint gan choinníoll a bhí ann

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