New English-Irish Dictionary
Similar words: rake in · take on · cake tin · stave in · trade in · cage in · cave in · fade in · have in · take to
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take in

1 (v + adv) to hospital, police station etc TRANSITIVEtóg isteach  c m uglac isteach  c m utabhair isteach  c m uhe was taken in for questioning tógadh isteach é chun é a cheistiú, tugadh isteach é lena cheistiúshe was taken in for tests tógadh isteach í le haghaidh tástálacha 2 (v + adv) collect up TRANSITIVEbailigh verb  c m ucruinnigh verb  c m uessays will be taken in for marking baileofar aistí le hiad a cheartú
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3 (v + adv) deceive TRANSITIVESeán was completely taken in cuireadh an dallamullóg ar fad ar SheánI was taken in by him chuir sé dallamullóg orm, chuir sé an dubh ina gheal ormwe were taken in by her lies mheall sí sinn lena bréagadon't be taken in by that kind of talk ná mealltar thú le caint mar sin 4 (v + adv) allow (sb) to stay TRANSITIVEtóg isteach  c m utabhair isteach  c m uI took in a lodger choinnigh mé lóistéir, thóg mé isteach lóistéirthe country took in many immigrants thóg an tír isteach go leor inimirceach 5 (v + adv) visit or view TRANSITIVEwe took in a show chuamar go dtí seó, chonaiceamar seóhe took in a lot of the city chonaic sé go leor den chathair, thug sé cuairt ar go leor den chathair 6 (v + adv) observe TRANSITIVEI took in what she was doing thug mé faoi deara a raibh á dhéanamh aici, chonaic mé a raibh á dhéanamh aicishe took in his dismay thug sí faoi deara a dhíomá, rinne sí suntas dá dhíomáI took in the damage scrúdaigh mé an damáiste 7 (v + adv) understand TRANSITIVEI took in the instructions thug mé liom na treorachahe took it all in at a glance thuig sé an scéal ar an bpointeshe couldn't take in the situation ní raibh sí ábalta cúrsaí a thuiscintI took in the implications smaoinigh mé ar na himpleachtaí 8 (v + adv) include TRANSITIVEthe tour took in the museum and the gallery bhí an músaem agus an gailearaí san áireamh sa turasher wins took in one in Ireland bhí bua in Éirinn i measc a cuid buannahis acknowledgement took in all those who'd helped him chuimsigh sé gach duine a chabhraigh leis ina bhuíochas 9 (v + adv) absorb TRANSITIVEtóg isteach  c m uhe takes in more oxygen than he uses tógann sé isteach níos mó ocsaigine ná mar a úsáideann séthe children were taking it all in bhí na páistí ag éisteacht le gach siollarelax and take in the atmosphere tóg go bog é agus súigh isteach an t-atmaisféar, tóg go bog é agus blais an t-atmaisféar 10 (v + adv) (US) earn TRANSITIVEsaothraigh verb  c m udéan verb  c m utabhair isteach PhrV  c m ushe took in thousands shaothraigh sí na mílte 11 (v + adv) do for payment TRANSITIVEtóg isteach PhrV  c m udéan verb  c m umy mother took in washing thóg mo mháthair isteach éadaí le ní 12 (v + adv) CRAFT alter garment TRANSITIVEcúngaigh verb  c m uit'll need to be taken in caithfear é a chúngú 13 (v + adv) NAUT let in (water) TRANSITIVEtóg ar bordlig isteach  c m uthe boat was taking in water bhí an bád ag déanamh uisce, bhí an bád ag ligean isteach uisce → see take

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