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Focail chosúla: breathed · breather · breath · breathy · wreathe · bathe · breach · breadth · wreath · breathable
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breathe

verb
phrases
verb
1 verb take in and let out air
INTRANSITIVEanálaigh verbanáil a tharraingtd'anáil a tharraingtto breathe in anáil a tharraingt, ionanálú technical termto breathe out anáil a scaoileadh amach, easanálú technical termI can't breathe níl tarraingt m'anála ionam, níl mé ábalta anáil a tharraingt
TRANSITIVEanáil a tharraingtionanálaigh technical term verbshe breathed carbon dioxide into her lungs d'análaigh sí dé-ocsaíd charbóin isteach ina scamhógaeveryone was breathing out germs bhí gach duine ag análú amach frídíníthey were breathing in the night air bhí siad ag líonadh a gcuid scamhóg le haer na hoíche
2 verb say softly TRANSITIVEabair os ísealabair i gcogarhe breathed his love for her nocht sé a ghrá di de chogar
Taispeáin iontráil iomlán 
3 verb give impression TRANSITIVEthe whole programme breathed an air of efficiency bhí rian na héifeachtúlachta ar an gclár uilethe room breathed an air of fear bhí eagla le brath sa seomra 4 verb BIOL respire INTRANSITIVEanálaigh verbanáil a tharraingtfish breathe in water análaíonn éisc san uisce 5 verb SPOR allow (horse) to rest TRANSITIVEhe stopped to breathe his horse stop sé chun a anáil a thabhairt dá chapall, stop sé le faill a thabhairt dá chapall anáil a tharraingt 6 verb (of wind) blow softly literary INTRANSITIVEséid go boga light breeze breathed over the meadow bhí leoithne bhog ag séideadh sa mhóinéar 7 verb (of wine) be exposed to air INTRANSITIVEto allow wine to breathe aer a ligean isteach san fhíon, fíon a aerú 8 verb allow air through INTRANSITIVEaer a ligean tríthe fabric breathes as it lets moisture through ligeann an t-éadach seo aer tríd nuair a scaoileann sé amach an taise 9 verb inspire with something TRANSITIVEhe breathes courage into us tugann sé misneach dúinn, cuireann sé misneach ionainnthe business has breathed new life into the area tá anam curtha ag an ngnó sa cheantar, tá borradh curtha ag an ngnó faoin gceantar
phrases

to breathe down sb's neck

1 watch too closelybheith anuas sa mhullach ar dhuinesúil fhiata a choinneáil ar dhuinesúil seabhaic a choinneáil ar dhuine 2 be very closebheith sa mhullach ar dhuinewe were breathing down each other's neck bhíomar i mullach a chéile, bhíomar ar mhuin mhairc a chéile

to breathe easily

(also

to breathe freely

) faoiseamh a fháilbheith ar do chomporddeis a bheith agat d'anáil a tharraingt

to breathe fire

1 exhale firehe was breathing fire bhí lasracha ag teacht as a bhéal 2 be very angrycuthach feirge a bheith ortbheith le báinían ghoimh dhearg a bheith ortbheith le ceangal

to breathe your last

(also

to breathe your last breath

) an anáil dheiridh a tharraingthe breathed his last shíothlaigh sé, thréig an anáil é, d'fhág an anáil é

to breathe a sigh of relief

osna faoisimh a ligeanbheith breá sásta

to not breathe a word

don't breathe a word of it ná habair focal faoi, ná hoscail do bhéal faoi, ná labhair thar d'anáil air, ná lig le hais d'anála é

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