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Focail chosúla: chewy · chef · chez · chow · crew · hew · cheap · cheat · check · cheek
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chew

1 verb TRANSITIVEcogain verb  c m uto chew food bia a chogaint, bia a mheiltto chew tobacco tobac a chogaintare you chewing gum? an bhfuil tú ag cogaint guma?the dog was chewing my slippers bhí an madra ag mungailt mo chuid slipéarhe chews his nails bíonn sé ag cogaint a chuid ingne, bíonn sé ag ithe a chuid ingneshe was chewing her lip bhí sí ag cogaint a liopa, bhí sí ag ithe a liopa 2 noun FOOD hard sweetmilseán coganta
Taispeáin iontráil iomlán 
3 noun for dogpíosa coganta
phrasal verbs

chew on

informal (v + prep) TRANSITIVEmachnamh a dhéanamh arcíor verb  c m uspíon verb  c m u

chew out

informal (especially US) (v + adv) TRANSITIVEíde béil a thabhairt doléasadh teanga a thabhairt doscalladh teanga a thabhairt do

chew over

1 (v + adv) informal think about, discuss TRANSITIVEcíor verb  c m uspíon verb  c m u 2 (v + adv) (US), informal criticise, berate TRANSITIVEcáin go géarstróic verb  c m u

chew up

1 (v + adv) with teeth TRANSITIVEcogain verb  c m umungail verb  c m u 2 (v + adv) damage, destroy TRANSITIVEmill verbscrios verb  c m u 3 (v + adv) use up, consume (especially US) TRANSITIVEídigh verb  c m u
phrases

to chew the fat

informal seal comhrá a dhéanamh

to chew the scenery

usually pejorative he chewed the scenery in that movie chuaigh sé thar fóir ina chuid aisteoireachta sa scannán sin

to chew the cud

1 AGR cow etcan chíor a chogaintbheith ag cogaint na círe 2 discuss sthbheith ag cur agus ag cúiteamhrud a chur faoi chaibidil

to give people sth to chew on

informal ábhar machnaimh a thabhairt do dhaoinetochas a gcinn a thabhairt do dhaoine