New English-Irish Dictionary
Similar words: thorough · though · trough · turlough · borough · chough · hough · rough · throng · thrush
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through

preposition
adverb
adjective
phrases
preposition
1 preposition from one side to the other, to the far side oftrí prep  c m uthe bus goes through the estate téann an bus tríd an eastáta stone was thrown through the window caitheadh cloch tríd an bhfuinneog, caitheadh cloch isteach an fhuinneogthe railway line goes through a tunnel téann an t-iarnród trí thollándrill a hole through the wall druileáil poll tríd an mballashe was looking through the window bhí sí ag amharc amach ar an bhfuinneog, bhí sí ag féachaint amach an fhuinneogI walked through the door shiúil mé isteach ar an doras, shiúil mé an doras isteachhe went through customs chuaigh sé trí chustaimhe was shot through his leg scaoileadh trína chos éa needle was inserted through his skin cuireadh snáthaid trína chraiceannwe heard sounds through the walls chualamar fuaimeanna trí na ballaíhe had a ring through his nose bhí fáinne trína shrón aigethe knife went right through it chuaigh an scian díreach tríd, chuaigh an scian an tslí ar fad tríd 2 preposition expressing rotationtrí prep  c m uit can be rotated through 360° is féidir é a rothlú trí 360°
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3 preposition by particular methodtrí prep  c m uar prep  c m uhe spoke through the microphone labhair sé tríd an micreafónI contacted him through the internet rinne mé teagmháil leis ar an idirlíon 4 preposition from beginning to end of sthar feadh  c m ushe slept right through the night chodail sí ar feadh na hoíche, chodail sí an oíche ar fadwe had to drive through the night to be there on time b'éigean dúinn tiomáint i rith na hoíche le bheith ann in amI was laughing all the way through the film bhí mé ag gáire ó thús deireadh an scannáinthe shops are open right through the day tá na siopaí ar oscailt an lá ar fadshe's half-way through the course tá sí leathbhealach tríd an gcúrsa, tá sí leath slí tríd an gcúrsa 5 preposition via intermediary, agency ofwe bought our insurance through a broker cheannaíomar an t-árachas trí bhróicéirshe's well known through her books tá clú uirthi mar gheall ar a cuid leabharthe writer as seen through his wife's eyes an scríbhneoir mar a chonacthas dá bhean é 6 preposition as means of transmission, infectiontrí prep  c m uhe got the disease through direct contact with someone tháinig an galar air trí theagmháil dhíreach le duine éigin, tholg sé galar de bharr teagmháil dhíreach le duine éiginit can be passed through the genes is féidir é a chur ar aghaidh trí na géinte 7 preposition by means of, viatrí prep  c m uit'll come through the post tiocfaidh sé tríd an bpost, tiocfaidh sé ar an bpost, tiocfaidh sé leis an bpostI heard through the grapevine that he's in trouble chuala mé ráfla go bhfuil sé i dtrioblóid, tá sé ina scéal reatha go bhfuil sé i dtrioblóid 8 preposition all the content ofread through all of the questions léigh síos trí na ceisteanna uile, léigh na ceisteanna go léirlet's run through all the details breathnaímis ar na mionsonraí uilehe played through the whole piece sheinn sé an píosa ar fad, sheinn sé an píosa ó thús deireadh 9 preposition using technique oftrí prep  c m uhe tried to cure him through medication rinne sé iarracht é a leigheas trí chógais a thabhairt dó, thug sé iarraidh é a leigheas le cógaisit was all done through hard work de thoradh obair chrua a rinneadh é ar fadyou can achieve this through regular exercise féadfaidh tú é seo a bhaint amach trí aclaíocht a dhéanamh go rialta, féadfaidh tú é seo a bhaint amach ach aclaíocht rialta a dhéanamh 10 preposition amongsti measc  c m uthe monkeys moved through the trees ghluais na moncaithe i measc na gcrannshe disappeared through the crowds d'imigh sí as radharc i measc an tslua 11 preposition because ofde bharr  c m umar gheall arde dheasca  c m ushe was absent through illness bhí as láthair de bharr tinnishe lost it through carelessness chaill sé é mar gheall ar mhíchúramthrough no fault of her own gan aon locht uirthise mar gheall air 12 preposition up to and includinggo dtí  c m uchomh fada lediseases such as the cold, through to more serious diseases galair amhail an slaghdán go dtí galair níos tromchúisíwe have shirts of every size from small through extra large tá léinte de gach méid againn ó chinn bheaga go dtí cinn an-mhór 13 preposition until (especially US)Friday through Sunday ón Aoine go dtí an Domhnach 14 preposition indicating quantity usedhe ate his way through all the sandwiches d'ith sé na ceapairí uilig, d'ith sé a raibh de cheapairí ann 15 preposition out of (difficult experience)hopefully, we're through the crisis tá an ghéarchéim curtha dínn, tá súil againnI think we're through the worst of it is dóigh liom gur thángamar slán ar an gcuid is measa de, is dóigh liom go bhfuil an chuid is measa de curtha tharainn 16 preposition as far as through to isteach go dtícut the meat through to the bone gearr an fheoil isteach go dtí an chnámh, gearr an fheoil a fhad leis an gcnámh 17 preposition to every part oftrí prep  c m uar fud  c m uthe news spread through the country scaip an scéala tríd an tír, leath an nuacht ar fud na tírethe adrenalin was rushing through me bhí an t-aidréanailín ag cúrsáil tríom, bhí mo chroí agus m'aenna ag rith ar a chéile familiar
adverb
18 adverb from one side to the othertrí  c m uthe gap was very narrow but I managed to get through bhí an bhearna an-chúng ach d'éirigh liom teacht tríthi 19 adverb connected on telephone to put a call through to sb glao a chur ar aghaidh chuig duine to get through freagra a fháil, fáil trídshe tried to call you but couldn't get through rinne sí iarracht glaoch ort ach ní bhfuair sí aon fhreagra, thug sí iarraidh scairteadh ort ach níor éirigh léi teacht ortyou're through to Eoin tá tú ag caint le hEoin, Eoin anseo to put sb through glao duine a chur ar aghaidhhe put her through to him chuir sé a glao ar aghaidh chuige 20 adverb in obvious, visible waythe high standard of their work shows through is léir ardchaighdeán a gcuid oibrethe changes are starting to come through de réir a chéile, tá na hathruithe le feiceáil; tá na hathruithe ag éirí níos soiléire anois 21 adverb from beginning to endó thús deireadhsíos tríd  c m uI read it through a few times léigh mé é cúpla uair ó thús deireadh, léigh mé síos tríd cúpla uair half-way through leath bealaigh trídhe cried the whole way through bhí sé ag gol an t-am ar fad, bhí sé ag caoineadh i rith an amathe teacher talked us the whole way through the experiment thug an múinteoir tríd an turgnamh sinn ó thús deireadhwe'll have to talk the whole thing through beidh orainn an cheist ar fad a phlé 22 adverb COOK completelyi gceart  c m umake sure that the meat is cooked through déan deimhin de go mbíonn an fheoil ar fad bruite i gceart 23 adverb POL to successful conclusionthe bill was pushed through brúdh an bille trídthe legislation was rushed through ritheadh an reachtaíocht faoi dheifir
adjective
24 adjective successful and proceeding to later stagehe's through to the next round tá ait gnóthaithe aige sa chéad bhabhta eilewe were through to the final with a 2-1 victory bhuamar 2-1 agus áit againn sa chluiche ceannais 25 adjective above the surfacele feiceáil  c m uthe potatoes are through tá prátaí le feiceáil, tá na prátaí tagtha aníosare all her teeth through yet? an bhfuil a cuid fiacla uile gearrtha aici fós? 26 adjective informal finishedcríochnaithe adj1  c m uréidh adj1  c m uwhen you're through, turn off the light nuair a bheidh tú críochnaithe, múch na soilse; cuir as na soilse, nuair a bheidh tú réidhI'll get in touch when we're through déanfaidh mé teagmháil leat nuair a bheidh deireadh déantalet me know when you're through reading those files abair liom nuair a bheidh na comhaid sin léite agat 27 adjective informal no longer romantically involvedyou and I are through tá mise agus tusa críochnaithe, tá mise agus tusa réidh le chéile 28 adjective availablear fáil  c m uamuigh  c m uare the results through yet? an bhfuil na torthaí ar fáil go fóill? 29 route: directtré-this is not a through route ní trébhealach é seo 30 adjective TRANSP tickethe got a through ticket from Derry to Cork fuair sé ticéad a thug an bealach ar fad ó Dhoire go Corcaigh é 31 adjective traffictré- prefthe road is closed to through traffic tá an bóthar dúnta do thréthrácht 32 adjective informal worn to a holepollta  c m usractha  c m umy trousers are through at the knee tá glúin mo bhríste pollta
phrases

to go through the roof

(also

to go through the ceiling

) informal imeacht ó smachtméadú as miosúrborrowing has gone through the roof tá iasachtaí imithe ó smachtsales have gone through the roof tá díolacháin méadaithe as miosúr

to be through with sb

informal 1 (also

to get through with sb

) have finished dealing with sbyou'll be sorry when I'm through with you beidh brón ort nuair a bheidh mise réidh leat
2 be no longer romantically involved with sbbheith críochnaithe le duine

to go straight through sb

informal 1 fooddul caol díreach trí dhuine 2 windthat wind would go straight through you bhainfeadh an ghaoth sin an craiceann díot, phollfadh an ghaoth sin thú

to have been through a lot

go leor a fhulaingtwe've been through a lot d'fhulaingíomar go leor, fuaireamar sceimhle

to have been through a lot of sth

these people have been through a lot of sadness d'fhulaing na daoine seo a lán bróin

to have been through it

informal you should talk to someone who has been through it ba chóir duit labhairt le duine a chuaigh tríd, ba chóir duit labhairt le duine a d'fhulaing é

to put yourself through it

I don't know why I'm putting myself through it níl a fhios agam cad chuige a bhfuil mé ag dul tríd seo, níl a fhios agam cad chuige a bhfuil mé á tharraingt seo orm féin

to put sb through it

don't put your family through it again ná cuir do mhuintir tríd sin arís, ná fulaingíodh do mhuintir a leithéid arís

to put sb through sth

how could I put my child through this? cén chaoi a bhféadfainn mó leanbh a chur tríd seo?, cá bhfuil mar a thiocfadh liom tabhairt ar mo pháiste é seo a fhulaingt?

through and through

1 thoroughlyhe read it through and through a hundred times léigh sé síos tríd céad uair, léigh sé ó bhun go barr é céad uairI thought I knew him through and through shíl mé go raibh na seacht n-aithne agam air 2 completely and utterlygo smioramach is amachhe's a Gael through and through Gael go smior atá annshe's a business woman through and through bean ghnó amach is amach atá inti, is bean ghnó í tríd is trídthese statements are false through and through is ráitis bhréige iad seo trí chéile

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