An Foclóir Nua Béarla-Gaeilge
Bosca cuardaigh an Fhoclóra Nua Béarla-Gaeilge a leabú ar do shuíomh idirlín féin
Focail chosúla: buoy · bury · busy · bay · boy · bud · bug · bum · bun · bus
  • EN > GA
  • GA > EN

buy

verb
noun
phrases
verb
1 verb pay money to get
TRANSITIVEceannaigh verb  c m uhe bought the ticket cheannaigh sé an ticéadshe bought him a ring for €500 cheannaigh sí fáinne dó ar €500, thug sí €500 ar fháinne dóshe bought drinks for the group cheannaigh sí deochanna don ghrúpa, sheas sí deochanna don ghrúpahe bought himself a new car cheannaigh sé carr nua dó féin
INTRANSITIVEceannaigh verb  c m unow isn't the time to buy ní hé seo an t-am ar cheart bheith ag ceannach, ní hé seo an t-am le bheith ag ceannach
2 verb be enough for TRANSITIVE€10 doesn't buy a lot these days ní bhfaighfeá mórán ar €10 sa lá atá inniu ann, ní fiú mórán €10 ar an aimsir seo€200,000 would buy you a decent house gheofá teach breá ar €200,000; cheannófá teach breá ar €200,000; tá teach breá le fáil ar €200,000money can't buy you happiness ní cheannódh an saol an suaimhneas
Taispeáin iontráil iomlán 
3 verb bribe TRANSITIVEceannaigh verb  c m uanyone can be bought is féidir duine ar bith a cheannach, tá a luach féin ar gach duine 4 verb get sth by sacrifice or great effort TRANSITIVEsaothraigh verb  c m uceannaigh verb  c m upeace was bought dearly by them is daor a shaothraigh siad an tsíocháin, is daor a cheannaigh siad an tsíocháin, dhíol siad go daor as an tsíocháinthe invasion was bought at the expense of the ordinary people is iad an chosmhuintir a bhí thíos leis an ionradh 5 verb of time, get more to do sth TRANSITIVEshe bought time for the essay fuair sí síneadh ama don aiste, d'éirigh léi tuilleadh ama a fháil chun an aiste a chríochnúit bought him the time he needed thug sé an t-am breise dó a bhí ag teastáil uaidh, d'fhág sé an fuíoll ama aige a bhí sé a iarraidh 6 verb informal believe, accept TRANSITIVEcreid verb  c m uglac le PhrV  c m uthey didn't buy it níor chreid siad é, níor chreid siad focal deshe didn't buy the excuse níor ghlac sí leis an leithscéal, thug sí an chluas bhodhar don leithscéal
noun
7 noun informal bargainmargadh masc1  c m uit was a good buy an-mhargadh a bhí ann 8 noun informal sth you (can) purchasea strong pair of shoes is an essential buy is den riachtanas é péire láidir bróg a cheannacha house'll be your biggest buy teach an rud is mó a cheannóidh tú, teach an rud is daoire a cheannóidh túwhat a strange buy! nach ait an rud a cheannaigh tú! 9 noun informal act of purchasing sthhe's not sure about the buy níl sé cinnte faoin rud a cheannaigh sé
phrases

to buy the farm

(especially US) informalhe bought the farm last year tá sé faoin scraith ó anuraidh, chuaigh an scraith air anuraidh, tá sé ag tabhairt an fhéir le bliain, chuaigh sé chun na cille anuraidh, tá scaob air ó anuraidh

to buy it

informalthey bought it when the ship sank maraíodh iad nuair a chuaigh an long go tóin poill

Frásaí agus Samplaí Úsáide faoi iontrálacha eile