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Focail chosúla: balls · all · bail · bald · bale · balk · balm · bawl · bell · bill
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ball

noun
verb
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noun
1 noun SPOR in sports in generalliathróid fem2  c m uto throw a ball liathróid a chaitheamhball control smacht ar an liathróidball handling láimhsiú na liathróide 2 noun SPOR in football, rugby etcliathróid fem2  c m upeil fem2  c m ucaid fem2  c m ubál masc  c m udon't kick the ball too hard ná ciceáil an liathróid róchrua it's a size 5 ball peil de mhéid 5 atá ann
Taispeáin iontráil iomlán 
3 noun spherical shapeliathróid fem2  c m uceirtlín masc4  c m uball of wool ceirtlín ollaball of fire caor thine to curl up in a ball do cheann a chur i do chamas, meall a dhéanamh díot féin, lúbán a dhéanamh díot féin to screw sth up into a ball rud a fháscadh ina chifleog, rud a fháscadh ina chonamar to form sth into a ball meall a dhéanamh de rud, liathróid a dhéanamh de rudhe rolled the pastry up into a ball rinne sé meall den taosránshe wound the wool into balls thochrais sí an olann ina ceirtlíní, rinne sí ceirtlíní den olann 4 noun SPOR ball game, especially baseballI had no time to play ball at college ní raibh an t-am agam daorchluiche a imirt nuair a bhí mé ar an gcoláiste 5 noun ANAT pad of foot or handúll masc1  c m ubál masc  c m u 6 noun formal dancebál masc  c m uthe belle of the ball an bhean a rug barr scéimhe léi 7 noun SPOR shot or delivery in sportsliathróid fem2  c m uhe sent a high ball into the goalmouth chuir sé liathróid ard isteach i mbéal an chúil SOCCgreat ball! an-phas! GOLFgreat ball! an-bhuile! 8 noun SPOR bad pitch in baseballliathróid loicthe 9 noun COOK food formed into ballmeallóg femdough balls meallóga taois 10 noun non-explosive missilepiléar masc1  c m ugrán masc1  c m ucaor fem2  c m u 11 noun vulgar testiclemagairle masc4  c m ubál informal masc  c m ucloch informal fem2  c m ucaid informal fem2  c m u
verb
12 verb form or roll into ball TRANSITIVEmeall a dhéanamh dehe balled his fist rinne sé meall dá dhorn, dhruid sé a dhornshe balled the paper and threw it into the bin d'fháisc sí an páipéar ina chonamar agus chaith sa bhosca bruscair é 13 verb vulgar have sex TRANSITIVEcláraigh verb  c m urúisc verb  c m u
phrases

to break your balls

vulgardo theanga bheag a chur amachdo bhundún dearg a chur amach informalbheith ar do bhionda

to have sb by the balls

vulgardo chrúcaí a chur i nduineduine a bheith faoi bhos an chait agatgreim magairlí a bheith agat ar dhuine very informal

your balls off

vulgarI've been working my balls off all morning tá mé ag obair ar mo sheacht ndícheall déag i rith na maidine, tá mé ar mo bhionda an mhaidin ar fad

the ball's in your court

is fútsa atá sé anoisis leatsa an t-urlár anoisar do lámh atá an chéad bheart eile

a different ball game

(also

a new ball game

) it's a totally different ball game now scéal eile ar fad atá i gceist anois, ní hionann an cás anois in aon chor

to get the ball rolling

(also

to set the ball rolling

, to start the ball rolling

) an ceann a bhaint den scéalan chaid a chaitheamh in airdetús a chur le himeachtaíit's time to get the ball rolling is mithid cos a chur as an ngnó

to have the ball at your feet

rith an rása a bheith leatthey have the ball at their feet now tá rith an rása anois acu

to be on the ball

informalbheith os cionn do bhuilledo shúil a bheith ar an imirt

to carry the ball

(US) do chion a dhéanamhan t-ualach a iompar

to drop the ball

(US), informal an liathróid a ligean trí na mogaillfaillí a dhéanamhcac ar na huibheacha informal

to have a ball

informalam ar dóigh a bheith agatan-spórt a bheith agatan-chraic a bheith agat

to have a lot on the ball

(US), informal an-mhianach a bheith ionat

to keep all the balls in the air

informalna boilg uile a choinneáil sa siúlteas a choinneáil leis na hiarainn ar fad

that's the way the ball bounces

(also

that's how the ball bounces

) (US) sin mar a bhíonnis ait an mac an saolsin deonú Dé

the whole ball of wax

(US), informalgach uile mhíle nían rud uile

to play ball

1 play with a ball bheith ag imirt liathróide 2 play baseballan daorchluiche a imirt 3 cooperatecomhoibriú

to be game ball

bheith i mbarr do shláintebheith i mbarr do mhaitheasabheith i Márta a trí

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