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Focail chosúla: ducks · buck · deck · dick · dock · duce · duct · dunk · dusk · fuck
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duck

noun
verb
phrases
noun
1 noun ZOOL, COOK bird, flesh of bird as meatlacha fem5  c m u
modifierlachan  c m uduck egg ubh lachan
2 noun SPOR zero scoreout for a duck amuigh gan scóráilto make a duck dada a scóráil
Taispeáin iontráil iomlán 
3 (also ducks) noun informal (BRITAIN) term of endearmenta stór  c m ua rún  c m ua thaisce  c m ua leanbh  c m u 4 noun TEXT fabrictúcán masc  c m u 5 noun MIL, TRANSP amphibious vehiclegobadán masc1  c m utrucbhád  c m u
verb
6 verb quickly lower head, body
INTRANSITIVEcrom verb  c m uI ducked under the tree chrom mé faoin gcrann
TRANSITIVEcrom verb  c m ushe ducked her head chrom sí a ceann
7 verb avoid (blow etc) TRANSITIVEseachain verb  c m uthe boxer ducked the blows sheachain an dornálaí na buillí, chúb an dornálaí ar shiúl ó na buillí 8 verb sb/sb's head (in water) TRANSITIVEtum verb  c m uher head was ducked in the pool tumadh a ceann sa linn 9 verb move quickly TRANSITIVEéalaigh amachtéaltaigh amachshe ducked into a waiting car d'éalaigh sí léi i gcarr a bhí ag fanacht léihe ducked out for a cigarette théaltaigh sé amach go tapa le haghaidh toitín 10 verb question, responsibility, etc TRANSITIVEseachain verb  c m uto duck a question ceist a sheachaintto duck responsibility freagracht a shéanadh
phrases

to break your duck

1 SPOR score your first rundo chéad rith a scóráil 2 informal do sth for the first timedo chéalacan a bhriseadh

to duck and dive

informalbheith beo ar an mbeartaíochtmaireachtáil ar an tseiftiúlachthe's always ducking and diving bíonn cúig éigin aige i gcónaí, is beag cleas nach bhfuil aige

to get (all) your ducks in a row

(also

to have (all) your ducks in a row

) gach rud a bheith faoi réir agat

like water off a duck's back

informalmar a bheadh uisce ag sileadh de lachamar a bheadh uisce de dhroim lachan

to take to sth like a duck to water

rud a theacht le duine go réidhshe took to teaching like a duck to water tháinig an mhúinteoireacht go réidh léi, tháinig an mhúinteoireacht léi thar cionn

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