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very

1. adjective actual2. adjective exact, precise3. adjective mere4. adjective absolute, extreme5. adverb extremely6. adverb with superlative adjective: absolutely7. adverb actually
phrases
1 adjective actualcéanna adj3  c m uféin  c m uthat very day an lá céannathe very place an áit cheannann chéannathis very minute anois díreach, láithreach bonn, ar an toirther very words a cuid focal féina month ago to this very day mí agus an lá inniu go díreachthe very fact that you were there is enough is leor ann féin go raibh tú annbefore my very eyes os comhair mo dhá shúil féinour very life depends on this tá ár mbeatha féin ag brath air seo 2 adjective exact, precisecéanna adj3  c m uféin  c m uyou're the very one I wanted is tusa díreach an duine céanna a bhí de dhíth orm, is tusa an duine ceannann céanna a bhí uaimthe very thing I needed an rud díreach a bhí uaimthat's what's at the very heart of this process sin go díreach atá i gcroílár an phróisis seothe very colour can be strange bíonn an dath féin ait
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3 adjective mereféin  c m uthe very name should have warned you ba cheart go gcuirfeadh an t-ainm féin fainic ortthe very thought of a game is enough to keep me happy is leor smaoineamh ar chluiche chun mé a choinneáil sásta, níl orm ach smaoineamh ar chluiche chun bheith sástathe very idea! a leithéid de smaoineamh!she was caught in the very act rugadh san ócáid uirthi 4 adjective absolute, extremefíor- prefar fad  c m ufrom the very beginning ón bhfíorthús, ón tús ar fadthe very smallest shops na siopaí is lú ar fad, na siopaí atá fíorbheag amach agus amach 5 adverb extremelyan-  c m ufíor- prefrí- prefthe weather changes very quickly athraíonn an aimsir go han-tapa, athraíonn an aimsir go hiontach gastait was very very quiet in town bhí sé an-chiúin go deo sa bhaile mór, bhí sé an-chiúin ar fad sa bhaile móryou did very well rinne tú go han-mhaithI didn't do very well at the beginning níor éirigh go maith maith liom i dtosachthat's not very likely to happen is beag seans go dtarlóidh sé sin, níl mórán seans go dtarlóidh sé sinhow very kind of you to let us know where you were! nár rídheas uait a rá linn cá raibh tú!, ba chineálta an mhaise duit a rá linn cá raibh tú!passengers have very few complaints is beag gearán in aon chor a bhíonn ag paisinéirí 6 adverb with superlative adjective: absolutelyar fad  c m uamach agus amach  c m uthe very last customer an custaiméir deiridh ar fad, an custaiméir deiridh amach agus amachat the very latest ar a dhéanaí, ar a dheireanaí, ar an gcuid is moilleat the very earliest ar a luaithe, ar a thúisceat the very least ar a laghad ar bith, ar an gcuid is lúthe very first day an chéad lá ar fad, an chéad lá in Éirinnshe's in the very best of health tá sí i mbarr a sláinte, tá sí chomh folláin le breac 7 adverb actuallyféin  c m udíreach  c m uit happened the very next day tharla sé an lá díreach dár gcionnI got my very own car fuair mé mo charr féin féin, fuair mé carr de mo chuid féin
phrases

all very well

maith go leorbíodh sin mar atágo breáníl aon locht air sinthat's all very well but who's going to pay for it? tá sé sin maith go leor ach cé a íocfaidh as?, níl locht ar bith air sin ach cé a íocfaidh as?that's all very well but you're still going to school bíodh sin mar atá ach caithfidh tú dul ar scoil

can't very well

I couldn't very well leave him there ní fhéadfainn díreach é a fhágáil ansin

not very!

'Are you happy here?' 'Not very.' 'An bhfuil tú sásta anseo?' 'Níl i ndáiríre.'; 'An bhfuil tú sásta anseo?' 'Níl, leoga.'

the very same

'Is it yourself?' 'The very same.' 'An tú féin atá ann?' 'Is mé go deimhin.'; 'An tú féin atá ann?' 'An duine céanna.''Is that the dog that won three years ago?' 'The very same.' 'An é sin an madra a bhuaigh trí bliana ó shin?' 'An ceann ceannann céanna.'

very!

the food is cheap (very!) tá an bia saor (an-saor ar fad!), tá an bia saor (an-saor go deo!), tá an bia saor (tabhair saor air!)'Is the book good?' 'Very!' 'An bhfuil an leabhar go maith?' 'An-mhaith ar fad!'

very good

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very well

) tá go maithmaith go leorceart go leorcinntevery well, let's go there tomorrow tá go maith, téimis ann amárach mar sin

very much so

'Are you glad that you went there?' 'Very much so.' 'An bhfuil tú sásta go ndeachaigh tú ann?' 'Tá go deimhin.'; 'An bhfuil tú sásta go ndeachaigh tú ann?' 'Tá leoga.'; 'An bhfuil tú sásta go ndeachaigh tú ann?' 'D'fhéadfá a rá go bhfuil.'

very well then

1 reluctant consentmaith go leor, mar sintá go maith, mar sinceart go leor, mar sinbíodh agat, mar sinvery well, then, but be careful maith go leor, mar sin, ach bí cúramach 2 for emphasisvery well then, we'll commence maith go leor mar sin, cuirfimid tús leis; ar aghaidh linn, más ea; sea más ea, cuirfimid tús leis

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