New English-Irish Dictionary
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waste

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noun
adjective
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verb
1 verb squander TRANSITIVEcuir amú  c m udiomail verb  c m umeil verb  c m uyou're only wasting your money níl tú ach ag cur do chuid airgid amú, níl ann ach diomailt airgid agatwe waste a lot of resources cuirimid go leor acmhainní amú to waste time in doing sth am a chur amú ag déanamh rudaadvice is wasted on some people ní fiú comhairle a chur ar dhaoine áiritheher efforts were wasted when the rain came saothar in aisce a bhí ann aici mar gheall ar an mbáisteach 2 verb weaken, atrophy TRANSITIVEcnaígh verb  c m usearg verb  c m uthe disease had wasted his muscles bhí a chuid matán seargtha ag an ngalar
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3 verb informal (especially US) kill TRANSITIVEmaraigh verb  c m u
noun
4 noun detritusdramhaíl fem3  c m ubruscar familiar masc1  c m uplans to increase the recycling of waste pleananna chun cur le hathchúrsáil dramhaíolahousehold waste dramhaíl tí
modifierdramhaíola  c m u
waste management plan plean bainistíochta dramhaíola
5 noun squanderingcur amúdiomailt fem2  c m uit's a waste of money is cur amú airgid é, is airgead amú é it's going to waste tá sé ag dul amú, tá sé ag imeacht le fán, tá sé ag imeacht le sruth let sth go to waste rud a chur amú, rud a scaoileadh le fán 6 noun faecescac masc3  c m udog waste cac madra 7 noun wastelandfásach masc1
adjective
8 adjective discardedfuíoll- preffuíll  c m udramh- prefwaste material fuíollábharwaste oil dramh-olawaste water uisce fuíll 9 adjective unusedwaste ground talamh gan saothrú, talamh bán
phrases

to be a waste of space

informal he's nothing but a waste of space leoiste ceart é, níl ann ach toirt gan tairbhe, níl rí ná rath air

to lay waste to sth

slad a dhéanamh ar rudrud a scriosadh

waste not want not

proverb ná bí caifeach is ní bheidh tú ganntíos na pingine is diomailt na scillinge

to waste your breath

bheith ag cur do chuid cainte amúbheith ag caint leat féinbheith ag cur do chuid ama amú

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