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the heat

1 noun hot weatheran teasI don't like the heat ní maith liom an teas, ní maith liom an brothallwe wanted to avoid the heat theastaigh uainn an teas a sheachaintthe summer heat brothall an tsamhraidh, teaspach an tsamhraidh in the heat of the day i mbrothall an lae 2 noun pressure the government is feeling the heat tá brú ag teacht ar an rialtas, tá an rialtas faoi bhrú the heat is on tá an crú tagtha ar an tairne, tá sé tagtha go cnámh na huillinne he said it in the heat of an argument dúirt sé é i ndeargtheas na hargóna, dúirt sé é agus é corraithe in argóint in the heat of battle i dtiubh an ghleo, in ár an chatha, agus an choimhlint faoi lán seoil to keep the heat on sb an brú a choinneáil ar dhuine to turn up the heat an brú a mhéadú to take the heat off sb an brú a laghdú ar dhuine, faoiseamh a thabhairt do dhuine → see heat

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