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toe

1. noun ANAT digit2. noun ZOOL of bird or animal3. noun of shoe, sock4. noun lower part, tip etc5. verb push, kick etc with
phrases
1 noun ANAT digitladhar fem2  c m uméar coise informalto stand on your toes seasamh ar do bharraicíní 2 noun ZOOL of bird or animalladhar fem2  c m uméar coise informal
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3 noun of shoe, sockbarr masc1  c m ubarraicín masc4  c m u 4 noun lower part, tip etcbun masc1  c m usoc masc1  c m utoe of a hurley soc camáin 5 verb push, kick etc with TRANSITIVEhe toed the ball back bhuail sé an liathróid ar ais le barr a bhróige
phrases

from head to toe

(also

from top to toe

) ó bhun go barró bhaithis go bonnó mhullach go sáilshe was covered from head to toe bhí sí clúdaithe ó bhonn a coise go mullach a cinn

to keep sb on their toes

duine a choinneáil san airdeallduine a choimeád ar a fhaichill

to make sb's toes curl

1 feel embarrassmenthe'd make your toes curl when he dances chuirfeadh sé náire bhruite ort nuair a bhíonn sé ag rince, bheadh fonn ort dul síos sa talamh nuair a théann sé ag damhsa 2 feel delighther smile makes my toes curl cuireann a meangadh gáire aoibhneas orm, cuireann a meangadh gáire eiteoga ar mo chroí

to your toes

he's a Galway man to his toes is Gaillimheach cruthanta é, is Gaillimheach go smior é

to toe the line

(also

toe the party line

) most councillors toed the party line ghéill formhór na gcomhairleoirí do dhearcadh an pháirtí, chloígh formhór na gcomhairleoirí le dearcadh an pháirtí

to tread on sb's toes

(also

to step on sb's toes

) satailt ar chosa duinesiúl ar chosa duine

to turn up your toes

1 euphemistic diebás a fháilthe cat turned up her toes during the night cailleadh an cat i rith na hoíche, chrap an cat léi le linn na hoíche 2 humorous break downthe printer turned up its toes chlis ar an bprintéir, loic an printéir

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