New English-Irish Dictionary
Similar words: burn up · turn-up · churn up · turn out · fur up · run up · turn in · turn on · turn to · turnip
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turn up

1 (v + adv) arrive INTRANSITIVEtar ann PhrV  c m utar verb  c m ubheith i láthair VPbheith ann VP  c m ujust turn up to collect your tickets níl ort ach teacht ann le do thicéad a bhailiú, níl ort ach bheith ann le do thicéad a bhailiúthey failed to turn up in court ní raibh siad i láthair sa chúirtI was the first person to turn up at the party mise an chéad duine ag an gcóisironly 30 people turned up to the meeting níor tháinig ach 30 duine chuig an gcruinniú, ní raibh ach 30 duine ag an gcruinniúhe didn't turn up for work yesterday ní raibh sé ag an obair inné 2 (v + adv) be found INTRANSITIVEtar ar PhrV  c m uthe watch turned up under his bed thángthas ar an uaireadóir faoina leaba
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3 (v + adv) present itself INTRANSITIVEanother job will turn up beidh post eile ann 4 (v + adv) curl or point upwards INTRANSITIVEcas aníos  c m uhis nose turned up at the end bhí srón chaincíneach air 5 (v + adv) (US) improve INTRANSITIVEthe economy is turning up tá an geilleagar ag dul i bhfeabhas 6 (v + adv) increase (heat etc) TRANSITIVEardaigh verb  c m uméadaigh verb  c m uto turn up the heat an teas a ardú, an teas a mhéadú 7 (v + adv) increase (volume) TRANSITIVEardaigh verb  c m ucuir suas PhrV  c m uhe turned up the radio chuir sé suas an raidió, mhéadaigh sé an fhuaim ar an raidió 8 (v + adv) uncover, reveal TRANSITIVEtar ar PhrV  c m uthe archaeologists turned up a prehistoric settlement tháinig na seandálaithe ar lonnaíocht réamhstairiúilthe research turned up some interesting details thug an taighde roinnt sonraí spéisiúla chun solais 9 (v + adv) collar etc TRANSITIVEcas aníos  c m uhe turned his shirt collar up chas sé bóna a léine aníos 10 (v + adv) CRAFT hem TRANSITIVEcrap suas  c m ufill suas  c m u → see turn

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