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trump card

(also

trump

)
1 noun GAMES cardmámh masc1 2 noun winning ploymámh masc1to play your trump card do mhámh a imirtthat's the trump card of this proposal sin an bua atá ag an moladh seotransparency is their trump card in the debate an trédhearcacht an pointe is láidre acu sa díospóireacht

trump

1 (also trump card) noun GAMES cardmámh masc1 2 verb GAMES win by playing a trump TRANSITIVEan mámh a imirt armámh a chur arshe trumped his jack d'imir sí an mámh ar a chuireata, chuir sí mámh ar a chuireatathat trumps your six buaileann sé sin an sé s'agatsa
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3 verb beat, surpass TRANSITIVEsáraigh verb  c m ubuail verb  c m uthat trumps their offer sáraíonn sé sin a dtairiscint siúd

trumps

noun GAMESclubs are trumps an triuf an mámh, an triuf atá ar ceannthe two of trumps an dó máite
phrasal verbs

trump up

(v + adv) TRANSITIVEcum verb  c m uhe trumps up some excuse cumann sé leithscéal éiginthey trumped up a charge against her chuir siad coir bhréige ina leith
phrases

to come up trumps

(also

to turn up trumps

) an beart a dhéanamhthey've come up trumps again tá an beart déanta arís acu