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wall

noun
verb
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noun
1 noun CONSTR vertical structure outdoorsballa masc4  c m uclaí masc4  c m ushe jumped over the garden wall léim sí thar bhalla an ghairdínboundary wall balla teorannstone wall balla cloichethe city walls ballaí na cathrach 2 noun inside room, tunnel, caveballa masc4  c m uthere was a picture on the wall bhí pictiúr ar an mballa
modifierballa gs as adj  c m uwall map léarscáil bhallawall tile tíl bhalla
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3 noun ARCHIT, CONSTR of buildingballa masc4  c m ugable wall balla binne 4 noun high vertical imposing surfaceballa masc4  c m uthe surrounding cliffs were like a wall bhí na beanna mórthimpeall mar a bheadh balla ann 5 noun figurative barrierballa masc4  c m uclaí masc4  c m uwe've come up against a wall of silence níl á fháil againn ach dúthosthe came up against a wall of prejudice bhí daoine claonta go docht ina choinnewe have to break down this wall of mistrust caithfimid constaic seo na mímhuiníne a shárú 6 noun row or stack of people or thingsballa masc4  c m ua wall of soldiers balla saighdiúirí 7 noun SOCC line of defendersballa masc4  c m udefensive wall balla cosanta 8 noun impenetrable masswalls of water were hitting the boat bhí tulcaí uisce ag bualadh an bháid, bhí maidhmeanna uisce ag bualadh faoin mbádall they could see was a wall of flames ní raibh rompu ach bladhmsach thine 9 noun side of box etctaobh masc1  c m uslios masc3  c m u 10 noun ANAT lining or outer layer of cavity, organballa masc4  c m uthe abdominal wall balla an bhoilg 11 noun NAUT vertical surface of waveballa masc4  c m u 12 noun COMP Facebookballa masc4  c m u
verb
13 verb build wall around sth TRANSITIVEballa a chur timpeall arballa a thógáil thart ar
phrases

it was like talking to a brick wall

(also

it was like talking to a wall

) bheadh sé chomh maith agat bheith ag caint leis an mballabheadh sé chomh maith agat bheith ag caint leat féin

to drive sb up the wall

informal it drives me up the wall cuireann sé soir mé, cuireann sé ar strae sa chloigeann mé, cuireann sé saighleam orm

to go to the wall

informalthe business went to the wall chlis ar an ngnólacht, theip ar an ngnólacht

to go to the wall for sb/sth

informalshe'd go to the wall for the cause níl rud ar bith nach ndéanfadh sí ar son na cúise, rachadh sí go bolg i bhfarraige ar son na cúise

to go up the wall

(also

to go up the walls

) informal he went up the wall chuaigh sé le báiní, tháinig an ghoimh dhearg air, chuaigh sé ar an daoraí, tháinig cuthach feirge air

to have sb up against the wall

duine a chur le balladuine a chur suas in éadan an bhalla

to hit the wall

ATH an balla a bhualadhI hit the wall at the 20 mile mark bhuail mé an balla ag an 20 míle

if walls could talk

dá mbeadh caint ag na ballaí

these four walls

na ballaí seocreataí an tí seo

walls have ears

tá cluasa ar na ballaítá cluasa ar na claíocha

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