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believe

1 verb accept as true TRANSITIVEcreid verb  c m uI don't believe a word he says ní chreidim focal dá ndeir sé, ní chreidim focal as a bhéalI believe it's true creidim gur fíor é, creidim go bhfuil sé fíordon't believe those lies ná tabhair aird ar bith ar na bréaga sin, ná bac leis na bréaga sinshe didn't believe me níor chreid sí mé 2 verb think TRANSITIVEcreid verb  c m usíl verb  c m uceap verb  c m umeas verb  c m uthey're believed responsible ceaptar gurb iadsan atá freagrachshe believes herself to be an expert síleann sí gur saineolaí í féin; is saineolaí í, más fíor di féin éhe's believed to be missing creidtear go bhfuil sé ar iarraidh, meastar go bhfuil sé ar iarraidh
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3 verb REL have faith INTRANSITIVEcreid verb  c m ucreideamh a bheith agat VPshe believes tá creideamh aici 4 verb accept that sb/ sth is capable of something TRANSITIVEI wouldn't have believed it of you! ní chreidfinn go deo go ndéanfá a leithéid!, níor shíl mé go raibh sé ionat!
phrases

believe it or not

creid é nó ná creidI'm related to her, believe it or not tá gaol agam léi, creid é nó ná creid; tá gaol agam léi, an gcreidfeá?

believe me

(also

believe you me

) creid uaimse émise á rá leatmise ag insint duitit isn't like that, believe me ní mar sin atá sé, creid uaimse é; ní mar sin atá sé, mise á rá leat; ní mar sin atá sé, geallaim duit

can't believe your ears

informalhe couldn't believe his ears ní fhéadfadh sé é a chreidiúint, ní thiocfadh leis a chreidiúint, níor chreid sé ón saol an rud a chuala sé

can't believe your eyes

informalshe couldn't believe her eyes ní fhéadfadh sí é a chreidiúint, ní thiocfadh léi a chreidiúintthey couldn't believe their eyes when she walked in ní fhéadfaidís é a chreidiúint nuair a shiúil sí isteach, ní thiocfadh leo a chreidiúint nuair a shiúil sí isteach

you can't believe your luck

I couldn't believe my luck! bhí an t-ádh dearg orm!, ní thiocfadh liom a chreidiúint!, bhí seans Dé liom!

don't you believe it

You think it's easy? Don't you believe it! Ceapann tú go bhfuil sé éasca? Níl ná é!, Síleann tú go bhfuil sé furasta? Dheamhan a dhath furasta faoi!

I can't believe it

(also

I don't believe it

) 1 in surpriseI can't believe it níl mé in ann a chreidiúint, ní thig liom a chreidiúint, tá sé ag dul díom é a chreidiúintI can't believe it's you! ní chreidim gur tú féin atá ann!, ní féidir gur tú féin atá ann! 2 in annoyanceI don't believe it! ní chreidim é!, ná habair!

I do believe (that)

an bhfuil a fhios agat seoI do believe that's the right answer! an bhfuil a fhios agat seo ach sin é an freagra ceart!; m'anam gurb in é an freagra ceart!; sin é an freagra ceart, ambaiste!I do believe it's the same dress an bhfuil a fhios agat seo, an gúna céanna atá ann

if you believe that, you'll believe anything

dá gcreidfeá é sin, chreidfeá aon rudmá chreideann tú é sin, creidfidh tú rud ar biththey said they lost it and if you believe that, you'll believe anything dúirt siad gur chaill siad é agus dá gcreidfeá é sin, chreidfeá rud ar bith; chaill siad é, más fíor dóibh féin é

I’ll believe it when I see it

(also

I’ll believe that when I see it

) creidfidh mé é nuair a fheicfidh mé éshe says she's moving out, I'll believe that when I see it! deir sí go bhfuil sí ag bogadh amach, creidfidh mé é nuair a fheicfidh mé é!; deir sí go bhfuil sí ag bogadh amach, feicfimid linn!; tá sí ag bogadh amach, má tá!

would you believe it?

He's engaged! Would you believe it? Tá sé geallta! An gcreidfeá é?; Tá sé geallta! Cad é do bharúil de sin?; Tá sé geallta! Nach beag a cheapfadh é!; Tá sé geallta, má tá!

you'd better believe it

(also

you better believe it

) creid uaimse émise á rá leat'Are they serious?' 'You'd better believe it.' 'An bhfuil siad dáiríre?' 'Mise á rá leat go bhfuil.'; 'An bhfuil siad dáiríre?' 'D'fhéadfá a rá go bhfuil.'

you won't believe sth

you won't believe what she said ní chreidfidh tú céard a dúirt sí, ní chreidfeá céard a dúirt sí

you wouldn't believe sth

you wouldn't believe it ní chreidfeá éyou wouldn't believe what happened this morning! ní chreidfeá céard a tharla ar maidin!, tomhais céard a tharla ar maidin!

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