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take apart

1 (v + adv) dismantle TRANSITIVEbain as a chéiletóg ó chéilethey took the shed apart bhain siad an bothán as a chéileI took the clock apart thóg mé an clog ó chéile 2 (v + adv) analyse TRANSITIVEcíor verb  c m umionscrúdú a dhéanamh ar VPshe took the article apart chíor sí an t-alt
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3 (v + adv) informal criticise TRANSITIVEcáin go géar VPstróic verb  c m usciúradh a dhéanamh ar VPshe took my argument apart cháin sí m'argóint go géar, stróic sí m'argóint as a chéile 4 (v + adv) informal defeat TRANSITIVEslad a dhéanamh argreadadh a thabhairt dowe took them apart in the second half rinneamar slad orthu sa dara leath 5 (v + adv) take (sb) to one side TRANSITIVEtabhair i leataobhI took him apart and asked him about it thug mé i leataobh é agus chuir mé ceist air faoi → see take