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Focail chosúla: lengthened · length · lengthy · lengthening · strengthen · even then · earthen · heathen · lenite · lenited
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lengthen

1. verb in space2. verb in time3. verb LING vowel
phrases
1 verb in space
INTRANSITIVEéirigh níos faidetéigh i bhfadsín verb  c m ufadaigh verb  c m uthe queues are lengthening tá na scuainí ag éirí níos faide
TRANSITIVEfad a chur lefadaigh verb  c m udéan níos faidethe path was lengthened by 50 m cuireadh fad 50 m leis an gcosán
2 verb in time
INTRANSITIVEéirigh níos faidetéigh i bhfadsín verb  c m ufadaigh verb  c m uthe days are lengthening tá an lá ag dul i bhfad, tá síneadh sa lá
TRANSITIVEfad a chur lesín verb  c m udéan níos faidefadaigh verb  c m uit could lengthen your life d'fhéadfadh sé fad a chur le do shaolthe programme was lengthened by half an hour cuireadh leathuair leis an gclár
Taispeáin iontráil iomlán 
3 verb LING vowel TRANSITIVEfadaigh verb  c m u

lengthened

adjectivefadaithe  c m ua bhfuil fad curtha leis

lengthening

1 adjectiveatá ag éirí níos faideatá ag dul i bhfadit's an ever lengthening list is liosta é atá ag éirí níos faide i rith an amawith the lengthening days agus na laethanta ag dul i bhfad 2 nounfadú masc  c m usíneadh  c m uthey oppose the lengthening of the runway tá siad in aghaidh fad a chur leis an rúidbhealach
phrases

to lengthen your stride

fadú ar do choiscéim

to lengthen the odds against sth

(also

the odds lengthen against sth

) the delay lengthened the odds against it being finished on time d'fhág an mhoill gur lú an seans go gcríochnófaí in am éthe odds are lengthening against a draw tá ag laghdú ar an dóchúlacht go mbeidh comhscór ann

to lengthen the odds on sth

(also

the odds lengthen on sth

) his return lengthens the odds on them winning is mó an seans go mbuafaidh siad anois go bhfuil sé ar aisthe odds lengthened on her retiring mhéadaigh ar an dóchúlacht go n-éireodh sí as

sb's face lengthens

his face lengthened tháinig pus air

Iontrálacha Gaolmhara