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own

1. adjective belonging to2. adjective for your benefit3. adjective specific to sb or sth4. pronoun person or group5. verb possess6. verb admit to
phrases
1 adjective belonging toféin  c m uI'd rather go in my own car b'fhearr liom dul i mo charr féin, b'fhearr liom dul i gcarr s'agam féinshe has her own house tá a teach féin aicithat's our own view sin é ár ndearcadh féin, sin é ár ndearcadh sinnethat singer is from our own neck of the woods is as ár gceantar féin an t-amhránaí sinit's your own fault is ort féin atá an locht, is ort féin atá an milleánhe recorded the album in his very own studio rinne sé an t-albam a thaifeadadh ina stiúideo féinyou can have your very own room is féidir leat do sheomra féin a bheith agat, féadfaidh tú seomra de do chuid féin a bheith agat 2 adjective for your benefitféin  c m uthey grow their own vegetables fásann siad a nglasraí féinhe set up his own company bhunaigh sé comhlacht dá chuid féin
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3 adjective specific to sb or sthféin  c m uhe apologized - in his own way ghabh sé leithscéal - ar a bhealach féin 4 pronoun person or groupdo cheann féinif you want water you can buy your own má tá uisce uait is féidir leat do chuid féin a cheannachthey don't provide tents - you must bring your own ní chuireann siad pubaill ar fáil - ní mór duit do cheann féin a thabhairt leatthey have a house of their own tá a dteach féin acu, tá teach dá gcuid féin acunever mind my problems - look after your own ná bac leis na fadhbanna s'agamsa - tabhair aire do do chuid féinshe prefers your horse to her own is fearr léi do chapallsa ná a ceann féin 5 verb possess TRANSITIVEI don't own a car níl carr agampeople who own dogs daoine a bhfuil madraí acuwho owns this bag? cé leis an mála seo?they own half the village is leo leath an tsráidbhailethey lost everything they owned chaill siad gach a raibh acuhe was prancing about as if he owned the place bhí sé ag pramsáil thart amhail gur leis féin an áit 6 verb admit to INTRANSITIVEadmhaigh verb  c m uhe owned to us that he stole the money d'admhaigh sé dúinn gur ghoid sé an t-airgead, chuir sé in iúl dúinn gur ghoid sé an t-airgeadthe prisoner owned to the guns being his dúirt an príosúnach gur leis féin na gunnaí, d'admhaigh an príosúnach gur leis féin na gunnaí
phrases

all on your own

1 without helpar do chonlán féinas do stuaim féinshe did it all on her own ar a conlán féin a rinne sí é, as a stuaim féin a rinne sí é 2 all aloneleat féini d'aonarher daughter was found all on her own fuarthas a hiníon agus í léi féin, fuarthas a hiníon gan duine ná deoraí léi

to be your own man

(also

to be your own person

, to be your own woman

) he's his own man tá sé ar a chomhairle féin, níl beann aige ar aon duine

to be your own worst enemy

you're your own worst enemy níl namhaid ar bith is measa agat ná tú féin

to come into your own

(also

to come into its own

) teacht i dtreistechnology came into its own during the last century tháinig an teicneolaíocht i dtreis go mór sa chéad seo caite

to do your own thing

informal do rogha rud a dhéanamhdéanamh mar is áil leateveryone does their own thing when you're not here déanann gach duine a rogha rud nuair nach mbíonn tusa anseoshe left us to do our own thing d'fhág sí ar ár gcomhairle féin muid

each to his own

beatha dhuine a thoilní lia duine ná tuairimgach duine ar a bhealach féin

to get your own back

informal díoltas a bhaint amachsásamh a fháilI will, of course, be getting my own back! bainfidh mé díoltas amach go cinnte!he got his own back by inviting her mother bhain sé díoltas amach trí chuireadh a thabhairt dá máthairto get your own back for sth díoltas a bhaint amach as rudto get your own back on sb díoltas a imirt ar dhuine, sásamh a bhaint as duine

to hold your own

an fód a sheasamhdo cheart a sheasamhshe held her own in the debate sheas sí an fód sa díospóireachthe can hold his own against anybody tá sé inchurtha le duine ar bith, bainfidh sé a cheart d'aon duine

to look after your own

aire mhaith a thabhairt do do mhuintir féinbreathnú amach do do mhuintir féin

to make sth your own

do chuid féin a dhéanamh de rudshe made the role her own rinne sí a cuid féin den ról, chuir sí a marc féin ar an ról

on your own

1 alonei d'aonarleat féinasat féinhe lives on his own maireann sé ina aonar, tá sé ina chónaí leis féin, tá sé ina chónaí as féindon't go on your own ná téigh i d'aonar, ná gabh leat féinwe left her on her own d'fhágamar léi féin í, d'fhágamar aisti féin í 2 without assistanceleat féini d'aonaryou can't do this on your own níl tú in ann é seo a dhéanamh leat féin, níl tú ábalta é seo a dhéanamh gan chuidiú 3 independentlyar do chonlán féinasat féin

you're on your own

informal you're on your own there! tá tú leat féin ansin!, tá tú taobh leat féin ansin!

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