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1 verb place TRANSITIVEcuir verb  c m ushe put the key in the lock chuir sí an eochair sa ghlashe put a cushion under his head chuir sé cúisín faoina cheannshe put her arms around me chuir sí a lámha thart orm, rug sí barróg ormhe put his hand into his pocket chuir sé a lámh ina phóca, sháigh sé a lámh ina phócahe put jam on the scone chuir sé subh ar an scónashe put the phone to her ear chuir sí an fón lena cluas 2 verb assign (to contract, case etc) TRANSITIVEcuir verb  c m utabhair do PhrV  c m uthey were put onto part-time contracts cuireadh ar chonarthaí páirtaimseartha iad, tugadh conarthaí páirtaimseartha dóibha new detective was put on the case cuireadh bleachtaire nua ag obair ar an gcás
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3 verb cause (sb) to do TRANSITIVEcuir verb  c m ucuir i mbun VPwe were put to work in the kitchen cuireadh ag obair sa chistin muid 4 verb cause (sth/sb) to be TRANSITIVEcuir verb  c m uhe put his life at risk chuir sé a bheatha i mbaol, chuaigh sé i bpriacal a anama, chuaigh sé i gcontúirt a anamathe doctor put me at my ease chuir an dochtúir ar mo shuaimhneas mé, chuir an dochtúir ar mo chompord méit puts us at a disadvantage cuireann sé faoi mhíbhuntáiste muidthe sun put us all in a good mood chuir an ghrian dea-ghiúmar orainn uilig, chuir an ghrian sinn uile i ndea-ghiúmarI put myself in an awkward position chuir mé mé féin i ndrocháit, chuir mé mé féin i ladhar an chasúir, rinne mé bambairne díom féinthey were put on trial cuireadh ar a dtriail iadhe was put on the defensive cuireadh ar a chosaint éstudents are put under a lot of stress cuirtear na scoláirí faoi strus go leor, cuirtear go leor struis ar scoláirí 5 verb cause (sb) to go TRANSITIVEcuir verb  c m uhe put the child to bed chuir sé an leanbh a chodladh, chuir sé an páiste a luíhe was put in prison cuireadh sa phríosún éwe put our mother into a nursing home chuireamar ár máthair isteach i dteach altranaishe was put on the train cuireadh ar an traein é 6 verb imagine, visualise TRANSITIVEput yourself in my shoes cuir thú féin i mo bhrógasa, cuir thú féin i m'áitse, féach air ó mo thaobhsa de 7 verb invest, devote TRANSITIVEcuir verb  c m uthey put a lot of money into this project chaith siad go leor airgid ar an tionscadal seo, chuir siad go leor airgid isteach sa tionscadal seo, d'infheistigh siad go leor airgid sa tionscadal seohe put a lot into his work chuir sé a chroí ina chuid oibre, rinne sé a dhícheall lena chuid oibrea lot of work was put into the design rinneadh go leor oibre ar an dearadh, caitheadh dua leis an dearadhhe put a lot of time into playing chaith sé cuid mhaith ama ag imirtshe puts a lot of enthusiasm into her songs cuireann sí go leor spleodair ina cuid amhrán, bíonn a cuid amhrán lán le spleodar 8 verb place (bet) TRANSITIVEshe put a bet on the horse chuir sí geall ar an gcapall 9 verb impose (ban, tax etc) TRANSITIVEcuir verb  c m uthey put a ban on tobacco chuir siad cosc ar thobac, choisc siad an tobacthey put a tax on alcohol chuir siad cáin ar alcól, leag siad cáin ar alcól, ghearr siad cáin ar an alcól 10 verb entrust (hope, faith etc) TRANSITIVEcuir verb  c m uthey put their trust in the government chuir siad a muinín sa rialtas, chuaigh siad i muinín an rialtais 11 verb combine (sth) with sth TRANSITIVEcuir le PhrV  c m uhe put his pink tie with a blue shirt chuir sé a charbhat bándearg le léine ghorm, chuir sé a charbhat bándearg i gcuideachta léine ghormwhat will we put with the pork? céard a bheadh go deas leis an muiceoil?she put the poem to music chuir sí ceol leis an dán 12 verb present (opinion, argument etc) TRANSITIVEcuir in iúlcuir i láthair  c m uthey put their point of view to the board chuir siad a ndearcadh in iúl don bhord, chuir siad a ndearcadh i láthair an bhoird, chuir siad a dtuairim faoi bhráid an bhoirdhe put the argument for high taxes rinne sé an cás ar son cánacha ardathe proposal was put to a vote cuireadh an moladh ar vóta, cuireadh an moladh chun vóta, caitheadh vóta ar an moladhhe put it to them that cycling is healthier than driving chuir sé ar a súile dóibh gur sláintiúla rothaíocht ná tiomáint, mheabhraigh sé dóibh gur sábháilte an rothaíocht ná tiomáint 13 verb express in particular way TRANSITIVEcuir verb  c m uhow will I put it? cén chaoi a gcuirfidh mé é?, conas a déarfaidh mé é?to put it bluntly gan fiacail a chur ann, le bheith díreach faoi, lena rá lom amachto put it in a nutshell i mbeagán focallet me put it this way cuirfidh mé mar seo é, déarfaidh mé mar seo éit was put to her in no uncertain terms tugadh le fios di é go han-soiléiras Liam puts it mar a deir Liamit's hard to put into English is deacair Béarla a chur air to put sth into verse rud a chur i bhfoirm véarsaíochta, rud a chur i rann to put sth in writing rud a chur i scríbhinn, rud a chur ar pár 14 verb write, record TRANSITIVEcuir verb  c m uscríobh verb  c m ucuir ar pár VPto put sth on record rud a chur ar taifeadwhat will I put on the form? cad a chuirfidh mé ar an bhfoirm?, céard a scríobhfaidh mé ar an bhfoirm? 15 verb rank or place at particular level or position TRANSITIVEthe quality puts this product on a par with the others fágann an t-ardchaighdeán go bhfuil an táirge seo ar aon chéim leis na cinn eileeveryone is put on an equal footing cuirtear gach duine ar comhchéim, bíonn gach duine bonn araon lena chéilea survey put him among the wealthiest bhí sé ar dhuine de na daoine is saibhre de réir suirbhéthe result put her in the top five chuir an toradh sa chúigear is fearr í, d'fhág an toradh go raibh sí ar dhuine den chúigear ab fhearr, bhí sí ar an gcúigear tosaighthat goal put us in the lead chuir an cúl sin chun tosaigh muid, bhíomar chun cinn ag an gcúl sinshe put her career before her family thug sí tús áite dá post ar a teaghlach, chuir sí a post chun tosaigh ar a teaghlach 16 verb estimate TRANSITIVEceap verb  c m umeas verb  c m uhe put her at fourteen years of age cheap sé go raibh sí ceithre bliana déag d'aois, thug sé síos di bheith ceithre bliana déag, shíl sé í a bheith ceithre bliana déagI'd put him at 60 déarfainn go bhfuil sé na trí scór 17 verb add (item, money, name) TRANSITIVEcuir verb  c m uput it on my bill cuir ar mo bhille éwe'll put the money towards a holiday cuirfimid an t-airgead i leataobh le haghaidh saoire, cuirfimid an t-airgead i dtreo saoire to put your name to sth d'ainm a chur le rud, do shíniú a chur le rud 18 verb attribute TRANSITIVEcuir verb  c m uI couldn't put a name to the face bhí sé ag cinneadh orm ainm a chur ar an aghaidh, ní raibh mé ábalta an duine a aithintto put a value to sth luach a chur ar rud 19 verb suggest TRANSITIVEto put words into sb's mouth focail a chur i mbéal duine to put an idea into sb's head smaoineamh a chur i gcloigeann duine, smaoineamh a mheabhrú do dhuine 20 verb MED treat/medicate (sb) with TRANSITIVEcuir ar PhrV  c m ushe was put on painkillers cuireadh ar phianmhúcháin í 21 verb into action/effect TRANSITIVEcuir verb  c m uto put policies into effect polasaithe a chur i bhfeidhmto put ideas into action smaointe a chur i ngníomh, gníomhú ar smaointe to put sth in place rud a chur i bhfeidhm, rud a chur ar bun 22 verb ATH throw (shot) TRANSITIVEcaith verb  c m uto put the shot an iarraidh a chaitheamh 23 verb AGR mate (animal) with TRANSITIVEcuir le PhrV  c m ucúpláil verb  c m uthe mare was put in foal to our stallion thug an láir searrach léi ón stail s'againne
phrases

put out

cuir asgoill arhe was put out by the rudeness chuir na míbhéasa as dó, ghoill na míbhéasa air, chuir an dímhúineadh isteach airshe wasn't a bit put out by the delay níor chuir an mhoill isteach ná amach uirthi, níor chuir an mhoill aon mhairg uirthi, níor ghoill an mhoill uirthi ar chor ar bith

I wouldn't put it past you

(also

she wouldn't put it past sb

) ní chuirfinn tharat éis tú a bheadh deas air

I wouldn't put it past sb to do

(also

he wouldn't put it past sb to do

) I wouldn't put it past them to be responsible for this trick ní chuirfinn tharstu é bheith taobh thiar den chleas seo, ní dhéanfainn blas iontais de dá mba iad a bhí freagrach as an gcleas seo

I wouldn't put anything past sb

(also

You wouldn't put anything past sb

) I wouldn’t put anything past him ní chuirfinn dada thairis sin

put in a word about

luaigh verb  c m uI'd like to put in a word about the festival ba mhaith liom cúpla focal a rá faoin bhféile, ba mhaith liom an fhéile a lua

put in a word for

(also

put in a good word for

) luaigh verb  c m uhe put a word in for me with the boss chuir sé focal isteach dom leis an mbas, chuir sé cogar i gcluas an bhas dom

not to know where to put yourself

informal you just don't know where to put yourself in that house ní bheifeá ar do chompord sa teach sin, ní bheadh a fhios agat cá leagfá do chos sa teach sin

to put a stop to sth

(also

to put an end to sth

) deireadh a chur le rudcríoch a chur le rudstop a chur le rud

to put it about a bit

informal, pejorative he certainly puts it about a bit banaí cruthanta atá ann, bíonn sé ag rútáil thartshe puts it about a bit tá sí fial faoina cuid, tá sí i ndiaidh na bhfear, tá sí tugtha do na fir

put it there!

informal leag anseo í! informalcuir ansin í! informal

to put one over on sb

informal 1 trick sbbob a bhualadh ar dhuinean ceann is fearr a fháil ar dhuinedallamullóg a chur ar dhuine 2 defeat sban ceann is fearr a fháil ar dhuinean lámh in uachtar a fháil ar dhuinean bua a fháil ar dhuine

to put paid to sth

stop a chur le rudrud a chur de dhroim seoilrud a chur in aer

to put sb straight

(also

to put sb right

) informal duine a chur ar an eolaseolas cruinn a thabhairt do dhuine

to put sth behind you

rud a chur taobh thiar díotdearmad a dhéanamh ar rudrud a fhágáil i do dhiaidh

put them up!

(also

put 'em up!

) informal 1 surrendercuir suas iad! informallámha in airde!cuir suas do chuid lámh! 2 prepare to fightcuir suas iad!

to put things right

(also

to put things straight

) rudaí a chur ina gceartrudaí a réiteach

to put up or shut up

informal put up or shut up! déan é nó druid é!, abair amach é nó fan i do thost!, rámhaigh an bád nó fág ar fad í!, mura bhfuil a leigheas agatsa éist do bhéal!

to stay put

fanacht san áit a bhfuil túfanacht mar a bhfuil tústay put! fan mar a bhfuil tú!, ná corraigh as an áit sin!, ná bog as sin!

to tell sb where to put sth

euphemistic , very informal tell them where to put the job abair leo cá gcuirfidh siad an post, abair leo cá háit a dtig leo a bpost a dhingeadh

to put sth to sleep

euphemistic they had to put the cat to sleep b'éigean dóibh an cat a chur síos, b'éigean dóibh biorán suain a thabhairt don chat

to put in for sth

apply (for promotion, rise etc)cur isteach ar rudfocal a chur ar rud

to put sb up to sth

incite, encourage (sb)duine a shaighdeadhduine a ghríosú

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