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wade

1 verb through water, mud, etc
INTRANSITIVEtéigh ag spágáilsiúil verb  c m ushe waded out to the canoe chuaigh sí ag spágáil amach chuig an gcanú
TRANSITIVEtéigh ag spágáil trítéigh ag spágáil trasnasiúil verb  c m uwe had to wade the ford bhí orainn dul ag spágáil trasna an átha
2 verb (US) paddle INTRANSITIVEbheith ag lapadaílwe were wading in the sea bhíomar ag lapadaíl san fharraige
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3 nounspágáilwe faced a long wade ashore bhí babhta fada spágála go dtí an talamh tirim romhainn
phrasal verbs

wade in

INTRANSITIVEdo ladar a chur isteachdo ladar a shá isteachhe waded in to break up the fight léim sé isteach chun an troid a stopadhanother thug waded in with a blow to the face tháinig bligeard eile isteach le buille san aghaidh

wade into

(v + prep) TRANSITIVEdo ladar a chur isteach ido ladar a shá isteach ishe waded into the argument with her own suggestion chuir sí a ladar isteach san argóint le moladh dá cuid féinhe's wading into uncharted territory níl a fhios aige céard atá amach roimhe, níl a fhios aige cad é atá roimhe

wade through

TRANSITIVEtreabh trí PhrVtéigh trí PhrV  c m uI had to wade through a lot of papers b'éigean dom treabhadh trí go leor páipéar