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press

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verb
1 verb push (button, key etc)
TRANSITIVEbrúigh verb  c m upress 2 to continue brúigh 2 le leanúint ar aghaidh, brúigh 2 le dul ar aghaidhpress the dough into the baking tin brúigh an taos isteach sa stán bácálapress the lid down to open it brúigh síos ar an gclár chun é a oscailt
INTRANSITIVEbrúigh verb  c m upress gently to accelerate brúigh síos go réidh le dul níos tapa
2 verb push (sth/sb) against surface etc TRANSITIVEhe pressed his knees together bhrúigh sé a ghlúine ar a chéileI pressed myself up against the wall bhrúigh mé mé féin i gcoinne an bhallaI pressed my nose to the window chuir mé mo shrón leis an bhfuinneoghe pressed her to him d'fháisc sé isteach leis í, theann sé suas léi
Taispeáin iontráil iomlán 
3 verb squeeze (hand, grapes) TRANSITIVEfáisc verb  c m u 4 verb flatten with iron etc TRANSITIVEiarnáil verb  c m upreasáil verb  c m usmúdáil verb  c m u 5 verb argue, ask, or advocate forcefully
TRANSITIVEwe're pressing the government to ban this drug táimid ag brú ar an rialtas cosc a chur ar an druga seoto press the case for freedom cás na saoirse a chur chun tosaighto press sb for an answer brú a chur ar dhuine freagra a thabhairt, tabhairt ar dhuine freagra a thabhairt when pressed, she admitted that she did it nuair a teannadh uirthi, d'admhaigh sí go ndearna sí é; nuair a tháinig crua uirthi, d'admhaigh sí go ndearna sí é
INTRANSITIVEI was pressing for them to be prosecuted bhí mé ag éileamh go gcuirfí an dlí orthu
6 verb push, move urgently INTRANSITIVEthe crowd pressed toward the door phlódaigh an scata i dtreo an dorais, bhrúigh an slua go dtí an dorasthe crowd pressed around her theann an slua isteach uirthihe pressed through the crowd ghlan sé bealach tríd an sluaKerry pressed in on Donegal luigh Ciarraí ar na Conallaigh 7 verb (of time) be short INTRANSITIVEtime was pressing on us bhí an t-am ag breith orainn, bhí an t-am ag éirí gearreireaballach orainn, bhí an t-am ag teannadh linn 8 verb IND mould under pressure TRANSITIVEpreasáil verb  c m u
noun
9 noun action of pushingbrú masc4  c m uon the press of the button ar bhrú an chnaipe, nuair a bhrúitear an cnaipe 10 noun HEALTH, SPOR exerciseardú masc  c m u 11 noun act of flattening with iron etciarnáil fem3  c m upreasáil fem3  c m usmúdáil fem3  c m uto give trousers a press an t-iarann a chur ar bhríste, bríste a iarnáil 12 noun crowd of peoplebrú masc4  c m uplód masc1  c m ushe lost her bag in the press for the door chaill sí a mála sa phlódú chuig an doras 13 noun device that applies pressurefáisceán masc1  c m upreas masc3  c m ucantaoir fem2  c m uhydraulic press fáisceán hiodrálach 14 noun PUBL printing presspreas masc3  c m uto set the presses rolling na preasanna a chur ag oibriú stop press! cuir stop leis an bpreas! her new novel is hot off the press tá a húrscéal nua díreach foilsithe 15 noun PRESS media coveragetuairisciú masc4  c m utuairisceoireacht fem3  c m uit got a good press rinneadh tuairisceoireacht fhabhrach air 16 noun PUBL publishing housecló masc4  c m uthe university press cló na hollscoile 17 noun cupboardcófra masc4  c m uprios masc3  c m ucupard masc1  c m u
phrases

to go to press

PUBLby the time this article goes to press faoin am a gcuirfear an t-alt seo i gclóthe poem went to press on Tuesday foilsíodh an dán Dé Máirtit was correct at time of going to press bhí sé ceart agus an páipéar á chur i gcló

to pass sth for press

PUBLI passed the article for press last night dheimhnigh mé go raibh an t-alt réidh le cur i gcló aréir, cheadaigh mé an t-alt don chló aréir

to press charges

LAWto press charges against sb cúiseanna a chur in aghaidh duine

to press home

1 press into positionto press home a disc diosca a theannadh ina áit 2 repeat emphaticallyto press home a demand on sb éileamh a chur abhaile ar dhuine 3 take full advantage ofto press home your advantage do bhuntáiste a chur abhaile, do dheis a thapú

to press into service

1 get (sb) to do sthwe were all pressed into service cuireadh sinn uilig i mbun oibre 2 make use of (sth)the hall was pressed into service as a school baineadh feidhm as an halla mar scoil, rinneadh scoil den halla

to press the flesh

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