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fast

adjective
adverb
verb
noun
phrases
adjective
1 adjective quick, rapidtapa adj3  c m ugasta adj3  c m usciobtha adj3  c m umear adj1  c m uhe prefers fast cars is fearr leis gluaisteáin thapa, is fearr leis carranna gastashe got off to a very fast start thosaigh sí go han-sciobtha, bhí an-luas fúithi i dtosachthey're coming and going at a fast rate tá siad ag teacht agus ag imeacht go gastahe's a fast reader tá sé in ann léamh go tapa, léitheoir gasta éall he's interested in is a fast profit níl uaidh ach brabach tapa a dhéanamhyou'll get a fast response gheobhaidh tú freagra tapathey had a lovely fast style of play bhí stíl imeartha bhreá ghasta acu, bhí stíl imeartha bhreá lúfar acuI caught the fast train to Dublin fuair mé an traein ghasta go Baile Átha Cliatha fast computer ríomhaire tapa, ríomhaire gasta 2 adjective SPOR of playing surfacethese greens are very fast ritheann an liathróid go han-mhear ar na plásóga seo
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3 adjective of time takentapa adj3  c m ugasta adj3  c m usciobtha adj3  c m umear adj1  c m uthat's her fastest time to date sin an t-am is tapúla aici go dtí seo 4 adjective of clock, watchluath adj1  c m utapa adj3  c m usciobtha adj3  c m ugasta adj3  c m uyour watch is fast tá d'uaireadóir luath 5 adjective PHOT of film, lenstapa adj3  c m u 6 adjective firmly attacheddaingean adj1  c m uteann adj1  c m udocht adj1  c m ua fast knot snaidhm chrua, snaidhm theann 7 adjective firmly closeddruidte go daingeandúnta go dochtthe door was fast bhí an doras dúnta go daingean 8 adjective of dye, colour etcbuan adj1seasmhach adj1  c m u 9 adjective sexually predatoryhe was very fast cliúsaí ceart a bhí ann
adverb
10 adverb quickly, rapidlygo tapa  c m ugo gasta  c m ugo sciobtha  c m ugo beoshe was driving too fast bhí sí ag tiomáint róthapaGalway is fast becoming overcrowded tá an Ghaillimh ag éirí róphlódaithe go tapawe're fast approaching the big day ní fada uainn anois an lá mór, is gearr uainn an lá mór, tá an lá mór ag druidim linn go tiubhas fast as one is built, another falls chomh luath agus atá ceann amháin tógtha, titeann ceann eile; ní luaithe ceann amháin tógtha ná go dtiteann ceann eile 11 adverb without delay; immediatelyláithreach  c m uláithreach bonn  c m uar an toirt  c m ugan mhoill  c m uar an bpointear an bpointe boisegive it to me - fast! tabhair dom é - láithreach! to need sth fast rud a bheith de dhíth ort láithreach bonn 12 adverb firmlygo daingean  c m ugo docht  c m ugo dlúth  c m uhe held her hand fast rug sé greim daingean ar a lámh to be stuck fast bheith greamaithe, bheith sáinnithe, bheith i bhfostú
verb
13 verb abstain from food INTRANSITIVEtroisc verb  c m utroscadh a dhéanamhare you fasting? an bhfuil tú ag déanamh troscaidh?, an bhfuil tú i do throscadh?
noun
14 noun period of abstinencetroscadh masc1  c m uto keep the Lenten fast an Carghas a dhéanamh
phrases

to go a bit fast

tarlú rósciobthadul róthapa

to break your fast

do chéalacan a bhriseadhdo bhricfeasta a chaitheamh

sb couldn't do sth fast enough

1 very keenI couldn't get rid of them fast enough bhí mé ar gor chun fáil réidh leo, bhí mé ar bior chun iad a chur díom, bhí mé ar bís le fáil réitithe díobh 2 struggling to keep uphe couldn't give them out fast enough níor fhéad sé iad a dháileadh tapa go leor, ní raibh sé in ann coimeád suas leis an éileamh a bhí orthu

fast and furious

extremely quicktiubh te tapa

to be fast asleep

bheith i do chnap codlata

fast by

literary buailte ledíreach le hais

to be getting nowhere fast

(also

to be going nowhere fast

) informalwe were going nowhere fast ní raibh aon dul chun cinn á dhéanamh againn

am I going too fast for you?

an bhfuil sé seo rud beag thar d'acmhainn?an féidir leat an méid sin a thuiscint?

to hold fast

1 refuse to abandon belief etcan fód a sheasamhthey held fast to their faith sheas siad an fód ar son a gcreidimh, níor thréig siad a gcreideamh 2 hold tightlygreim docht a choimeádshe tried to pull away from him but he held fast rinne sí iarracht imeacht uaidh ach choimeád sé greim docht uirthi 3 remain firmly attached or closedbheith greamaithe go dochtbheith dúnta go dochtthe window held fast bhí an fhuinneog greamaithe go docht

not so fast

1 don't act so quicklytóg bog étóg go réidh éfan bogbeir bog ort féin 2 suggesting belief or comment could be wrongfan go fóillná déan dóigh de do bharúil

to play fast and loose

informal, pejorative bheith i mbun camastaíola

to play fast and loose with sth

informal, pejorative he played fast and loose with the rules ba chuma sa diabhal leis faoi na rialacha, níor chuir rialacha aon mhairg air

to pull a fast one on sb

informalcleas a imirt ar dhuinebob a bhualadh ar dhuinedallamullóg a chur ar dhuine

to stand fast

an fód a sheasamhgan orlach a ghéilleadh

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