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clean

adjective
verb
noun
adverb
phrases
adjective
1 adjective without dirt, pollution, contamination, etcglan adj1  c m uto keep sth clean rud a choinneáil glanto wash sth clean rud a ní 2 adjective record, driving licence, etcglan adj1  c m u
Taispeáin iontráil iomlán 
3 adjective not immoral or badhe's a very clean living person duine gnaíúil é, níl drochbhraon ina chorpshe has a very clean reputation tá dea-iomrá uirthi 4 adjective language etcglan adj1  c m ukeep your language clean! fág uait an ghraostacht!, bíodh do bhéal glan! 5 adjective fight, match, etcglan adj1  c m u a good clean fight especially BOX troid fhearúil fhéaráilte 6 adjective informal not carrying drugs, weapons, etcglan adj1  c m u 7 adjective informal not using illegal drugsglan adj1  c m usaor ó dhrugaíathletes have to prove they are clean caithfidh lúthchleasaithe a chruthú go bhfuil siad glanshe says she's been clean for years deir sí nár bhain sí do dhrugaí le blianta fada 8 adjective cut, fracture, design, etc: simple, regularglan adj1  c m ua clean cut gearradh glan 9 adjective shot, hit, etcglan adj1  c m ua clean shot urchar glan 10 adjective unimpededglan adj1  c m uthey made a clean getaway thug siad na cosa leo gan mhasla 11 adjective in taste, smell, etcúr adj1  c m uglan adj1  c m u 12 adjective blankbán adj1  c m ua clean sheet of paper leathanach bán 13 adjective no longer containing corrections etcglan adj1  c m uwe got a clean copy of the contract fuaireamar cóip ghlan den chonradh
verb
14 verb remove dirt from TRANSITIVEnigh verb  c m uto clean your teeth do chuid fiacla a ní, do chuid fiacla a scuabadh 15 verb become clean INTRANSITIVEplastic cleans more easily is fusa plaisteach a ghlanadh 16 verb animal: clean itself TRANSITIVEglan verb  c m u 17 verb house etc
TRANSITIVEglan verb  c m uhe cleaned the whole house ghlan sé an teach ar fad
INTRANSITIVEglan verb  c m uthey spent the day cleaning chaith siad an lá ag glanadh
18 verb COOK gut (animal, fish, etc) TRANSITIVEglan verb  c m uI'll clean the fish glanfaidh mé an t-iasc
noun
19 noun wipe, scrub etcglanadh masc  c m uthis mirror could do with a clean tá glanadh maith de dhíth ar an scáthán seoI gave the table a good clean sciúr mé an bord
adverb
20 adverb informal completelyglan  c m uI clean forgot about it rinne mé dearmad glan air
phrases

(as) clean as a whistle

1 informal extremely cleanchomh glan leis an gcriostalchomh glan le fíoruiscechomh glan le scilling 2 informal not involved in anything illegalsaor ó lochtshe's as clean as a whistle tá sí gan smál, tá sí gan cháim, tá sí saor ó locht

a clean bill of health

the doctor gave him a clean bill of health dúirt an dochtúir go raibh sé i mbarr a shláinte

to clean house

1 (US) remove unwanted people, thingsgortghlanadh a dhéanamhthe new manager will have to clean house beidh ar an mbainisteoir nua gorthghlanadh a dhéanamh 2 (US) make your house cleanan teach a sciúradhan teach a ghlanadh

clean room

noun INDseomra íonghlan

to clean your plate

do phláta a ghlanadhgach greim ar an bpláta a ithe

to clean up your act

informaldo bhéasa a athrúbéasa a athrúciall a bheith agatbreith ar do chiallit's time she cleaned up her act is mithid di breith ar a ciall, is mithid di a cuid béas a athrú

to come clean

informalan fhírinne lom a dhéanamhlomchnámh na fírinne a insint

keep it clean

coinnigh glan éná bíodh sé gáirsiúilfág uait an ghraostacht

to make a clean breast of sth

gach rud a admháilfaoistin ghlan a dhéanamh

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