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Focail chosúla: brain · drawn · grain · rain · train · drained · drainer · draw in · drawing · -grain
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drain

verb
noun
phrases
verb
1 verb empty liquid from (pool, radiator etc) TRANSITIVEdraenáil fem3  c m utaosc verbto drain out a swimming pool linn snámha a thaoscadh, linn snámha a fholmhú 2 verb allow liquid to run from (food) TRANSITIVEsíothlaigh verb  c m uto drain the potatoes na prátaí a shíothlú, na prátaí a scagadhdrain the chips on kitchen paper triomaigh na sceallóga ar pháipéar cistine
Taispeáin iontráil iomlán 
3 verb (of land, soil etc) become emptied of water INTRANSITIVEdraenáil fem3  c m utriomaigh verb  c m uthis field never drains ní thriomaíonn an pháirc seo riamh, bíonn an gort seo fliuch i gcónaí, luíonn uisce sa ghort seo 4 verb remove water from (land, soil etc) TRANSITIVEtriomaigh verb  c m utaosc verbto drain land talamh a thaoscadh, talamh a dhraenáilwell drained soil ithir thirim 5 verb (of river) flow from (area) TRANSITIVEdraenáil fem3  c m utaosc verbthis area is drained by the Liffey isteach sa Life a shileann uiscí an cheantair seo, tá an ceantar seo in abhantrach na Life 6 verb (of liquid) flow away or out INTRANSITIVEsil verb  c m uthe rainwater drains away into the gully sileann uisce na báistí leis síos sa silteán, imíonn uisce na báistí leis sa silteánlet the fat drain off the meat lig don tsaill sileadh den fheoilthe rain was draining off me bhí an bháisteach ag sileadh díom 7 verb (of feeling, colour etc) disappear INTRANSITIVEimigh verb  c m utráigh verb  c m umy courage drained away thréig mo mhisneach mé, tháinig beaguchtach ormI felt the strength draining out of me mhothaigh mé an neart ag imeacht uaim, d'airigh mé mo spreac ag tráthe colour drained from his face tháinig dath geal air to be drained of energy bheith spíonta, bheith traochta, bheith tnáite, bheith caite, bheith fágtha gan fuinneamh 8 verb (of dishes etc) become dry INTRANSITIVEsil verb  c m uI left the dishes draining at the sink lig mé do na soithí sileadh leo ag an doirteal, d'fhág mé na gréithe ag sileadh ag an doirteal 9 verb drink contents of (glass etc) TRANSITIVEdiurnaigh verb  c m udiúg fem2  c m uto drain your glass do ghloine a dhiurnú, a bhfuil i do ghloine a ólshe drained off the last of her pint chaith sí siar an braon deireanach dá pionta, dhiúg sí a pionta 10 verb deprive (sb) of strength, energy etc TRANSITIVEtráigh verb  c m ucloígh verb  c m uthis cold is draining me tá an slaghdán seo do mo chloí, tá mé cniogtha ag an slaghdán seoit's drained me of spirit tá mé cloíte aige 11 verb remove useful resource from (sb/sth) TRANSITIVEthey drained him of his money níor fhág siad pingin aige, d'fhág siad ar phócaí folmha é, d'fheann siad érural areas are being drained of young people tá an dream óg ag tréigean na tuaithebankers have drained the country of money tá an tír bánaithe ag baincéirí 12 verb (of useful resource) be used up INTRANSITIVEcaith verb  c m uídigh verb  c m uthe money is draining away tá an t-airgead á ídiú, tá an t-airgead á chaitheamh 13 verb SPOR, informal get (ball) into golf hole, basket etc TRANSITIVEbáigh verb  c m ucuir verb  c m ushe drained the ball into the basket bháigh sí an liathróid sa chiseán
noun
14 noun channel, pipe etc carrying away waterdraein fem  c m usilteán masc1  c m udrain cover clúdach draenachdrain water uisce silte 15 noun opening in roaddraein fem  c m u 16 noun MED tube drawing fluid from bodydraein fem  c m uchest drain draein chliabhraigh 17 noun sth using up resourcethe rent is a serious drain on my finances caithim cuid mhór de mo chuid airgid ar an gcíos, slogann an cíos cuid mhór de mo chuid airgid 18 noun continuous loss or use of resourcethe drain of young graduates síorimeacht céimithe óga
phrases

down the drain

informalyou may as well throw your money down the drain ag cur do chuid airgid amú atá tú, bheadh sé chomh maith agat do chuid airgid a scaoileadh le gaothall my hard work down the drain obair in aisce a bhí i mo chuid oibre, nach mé a chuir amú mo chuid allais

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