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wring

1 verb obtain with some effort TRANSITIVEto wring sth from sb rud a fháscadh as duinewe wrung a number of concessions from the board d'éirigh linn a áitiú ar an mbord roinnt rudaí a ghéilleadhthey wring maximum profit out of each deal fáisceann siad an t-uasmhéid brabúis as gach margadhthey wring a living from the poor land saothraíonn siad go dian chun a mbeatha a bhaint as an drochthalamh 2 verb squeeze wet garment etc TRANSITIVEfáisc verb  c m uwring the towel out fáisc an tuáille
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3 verb remove water etc TRANSITIVEfáisc verb  c m uI wrung the water out of my socks d'fháisc mé an t-uisce as mo stocaí

wringing

(also wringing wet) adjective informalfliuch báitear maos  c m uyou're wringing! tá tú fliuch báite!, tá tú fliuch go craiceann!, tá tú i do líbín báite!his clothes were wringing wet bhí a chuid éadaí fliuch báite, bhí a chuid éadaí ar maos
phrases

to wring your hands

(also

to wring hands

) bheith ag fáscadh do lámhbheith ag sníomh do bhos

to wring sb's hand

lámh duine a chroitheadh go croíúillámh duine a fháscadh

to wring the neck of sth

muineál ruda a chasadh

to wring sb's neck

muineál duine a chasadhI'll wring his neck! casfaidh mé an muineál aige!