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overtake

1. verb pass vehicle2. verb pass person3. verb become more successful etc than4. verb suddenly affect sb5. verb suddenly strike
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1 verb pass vehicle
INTRANSITIVEscoith verb  c m uthere was no room to overtake ní raibh spás ann le scoitheadh
TRANSITIVEtéigh thar PhrV  c m uscoith verb  c m ugabh thar PhrV  c m uhe overtook me on the inside chuaigh sé tharam ar an taobh istigh
2 verb pass person TRANSITIVEtéigh thar PhrV  c m uscoith verb  c m utéigh thart le PhrVshe overtook me on the last lap chuaigh sí tharam ar an gcúrsa deiridh
Taispeáin iontráil iomlán 
3 verb become more successful etc than TRANSITIVEbarr a bhaint detéigh chun tosaigh arsáraigh verb  c m uthey soon overtook England in mining ba ghearr gur sháraigh siad Sasana i gcúrsaí mianadóireachta, ba ghearr gur bhain siad barr de Shasana i gcúrsaí mianadóireachtathe demand for downloads has overtaken CDs is mó an ráchairt anois atá ar íoslódálacha ná mar atá ar dhlúthdhioscaí, tá íoslódálacha níos coitianta anois ná dlúthdhioscaí 4 verb suddenly affect sb TRANSITIVEbuail verb  c m utar ar PhrV  c m uweariness overtook her bhuail tuirse í, fuair an tuirse an ceann is fearr uirthihe was overtaken by anger bhris an fhearg air, bhuail racht feirge é, spréach sé 5 verb suddenly strike TRANSITIVEbuail verb  c m utar ar PhrV  c m ubeir ar PhrV  c m udisaster overtook the town bhuail tubaiste an bailedarkness overtook them tháinig an dorchadas orthu, thit an dorchadas orthua terrible storm overtook the ship rug stoirm uafásach ar an long
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to be overtaken by events

the talks were overtaken by events bhain eachtraí na cosa ó na cainteanna, chuir ar tharla na cainteanna ó rath

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