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nail

1. noun DIY metal pin2. noun ANAT on finger3. verb fasten4. verb be lumbered with sth5. verb catch and charge6. verb complete, achieve7. verb quash, dismiss
phrases
1 noun DIY metal pintairne masc4  c m uit was hanging from a nail bhí sé ar crochadh ar thairne6-inch nail tairne 6 horlaí 2 noun ANAT on fingerionga fem5  c m uyou should trim those nails ba cheart duit na hingne sin a bhearradhhe bites his nails bíonn sé ag ithe a chuid ingne to do your nails d'ingne a chóiriúfalse nails ingne bréigenail care cúram ingne
Taispeáin iontráil iomlán 
3 verb fasten TRANSITIVEtairneáil verbhe nailed a notice to the door thairneáil sé fógra ar an doras, chroch sé fógra ar an doras le tairníit was nailed shut bhí sé dúnta le tairnímake sure it's nailed down déan cinnte go bhfuil sé daingnithe le tairní 4 verb informal be lumbered with sth TRANSITIVEI got nailed with cleaning the dishes ar mo chrannsa a thit na soithí a níhe got nailed with homework buaileadh le hobair bhaile é 5 verb informal catch and charge TRANSITIVEbeir ar PhrV  c m ugreim a fháil arshe was nailed for murder rugadh uirthi as dúnmharúto nail sb in a lie duine a fháil amach bréagach 6 verb informal complete, achieve TRANSITIVEdéan go paiteantahe nailed the translation rinne sé an t-aistriúchán go paiteantaI nailed the exam d'éirigh go geal liom sa scrúdúshe nailed the sideline d'aimsigh sí an poc sleasa go cruinn beacht 7 verb quash, dismiss TRANSITIVEbréagnaigh verb  c m u
phrases

as hard as nails

(also

as tough as nails

) pejorative 1 hard-hearted, callouschomh crua le clochdanarthacruachroíochgan trua gan taise 2 hardymiotalachcruadhéantashe's as hard as nails tá miotal ina cnámha

nail in sb/sth's coffin

(also

nail in the coffin of sb/sth

) buille marfach do dhuine/rudbuille báis do dhuine/rudthat's another nail in their coffin sin buille marfach eile dóibh, sin tairne eile ina gcónra

to hammer the final nail into the coffin of sth

(also

to drive the final nail into the coffin of sth

) buille an bháis a bhualadh ar ruddeireadh ar fad a chur le rud

to nail your colours to the mast

a thaispeáint cén taobh ar a bhfuil tú

to be nailed to the spot

bheith i do staicbheith greamaithe den bhall

on the nail

informal 1 immediatelyar an bpointear an toirtláithreach bonn 2 absolutely correctdíreach ceartI thought you were bang on the nail bhí an ceart ar fad agat, dar liom

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