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take off

1 (v + adv) AERO of bird, aircraft, pilot INTRANSITIVEéirigh in airdethe plane is about to take off tá an t-eitleán ar tí éirí in airdehas it taken off yet? an bhfuil sé san aer go fóill? 2 (v + adv) COMM be successful INTRANSITIVEtéigh ó neart go neartsales are taking off tá díolacháin ag dul ó neart go neart, tá ag éirí go maith le díolacháinthe product never took off níor éirigh riamh leis an táirge
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3 (v + adv) remove TRANSITIVEbain de PhrV  c m utóg de PhrV  c m uardaigh verb  c m uhe took the cover off bhain sé an clúdach deshe took off her hat bhain sí di a hata take your clothes off bain díot do chuid éadaigh 4 (v + prep) COMM withdraw from sale TRANSITIVEbain de PhrV  c m uthe house was taken off the market baineadh an teach den mhargadhthe product was taken off the shelves baineadh an táirge de na seilfeannawe took chips off the menu bhaineamar sceallóga den bhiachlár 5 (v + adv) cut off TRANSITIVEbain de PhrV  c m ugearr anuas PhrV  c m uscoith verb  c m uit almost took my finger off! dóbair nár bhain sé an mhéar díom! 6 (v + prep) cancel TRANSITIVEhis programme was taken off the air baineadh a chlár den aer, cuireadh deireadh lena chlár 7 (v + prep) withdraw (sb) from TRANSITIVEbain de PhrV  c m utóg de PhrV  c m ushe took me off the project thóg sí den tionscadal mé, tharraing sí siar ón tionscadal méhe was taken off the life support machine baineadh den mheaisín tacaíochta beatha éshe was taken off the tablets baineadh de na táibléid íI was taken off the team tógadh den fhoireann mé 8 (v + adv, v + prep) have as leave TRANSITIVEI'd like to take a day off ba mhaith liom lá saor a ghlacadhI took a week off work thóg mé seachtain saor ón obair 9 (v + prep) deduct TRANSITIVEbain de PhrV  c m utake 10% off the price bain 10% den phraghas, ísligh an praghas 10%it'll take years off your life bainfidh sé na blianta de do shaolthe haircut takes years off you baineann an bearradh gruaige blianta díot, cuireann an bearradh gruaige cuma na hóige arís ort 10 (v + prep) informal remove from (sb) TRANSITIVEbain de PhrV  c m utóg ó PhrV  c m ubeir ó PhrV  c m uI took his money off him bhain mé a chuid airgid de, thóg mé a chuid airgid uaidhhe took the gun off me rug sé an gunna uaim 11 (v + adv) leave in a hurry INTRANSITIVEimigh verb  c m ubailigh leat PhrV  c m uhe took off straight after dinner d'imigh sé leis díreach tar éis dinnéir, thug sé na cosa leis díreach tar éis dinnéirshe took off when I was born bhailigh sí léi nuair a rugadh mise, bhain sí de na boinn nuair a rugadh mise 12 (v + adv) informal imitate TRANSITIVEaithris a dhéanamh arhe took off the headmaster rinne sé aithris ar an bpríomhoide 13 (v + adv) transport (sb) away TRANSITIVEtabhair verb  c m ushe was taken off to hospital tugadh chun an ospidéil íhe was taken off to jail tugadh chun an phríosúin é → see take

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