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rub

noun
verb
phrases
noun
1 noun wipe, polishcuimilt fem2  c m ua rub with a cloth cuimilt de cheirtgive it a rub with light sandpaper cuimil le páipéar gainimh éadrom é 2 noun massagecuimilt fem2  c m ugive my back a little rub tabhair cuimilt bheag do mo dhroimwe have a rub down after a match tugtar cuimilt dúinn i ndiaidh cluiche, déantar suathaireacht orainn tar éis cluichethe dog loves getting a rub is aoibhinn leis an madra duine a bheith á shlíocadh
Taispeáin iontráil iomlán 
3 noun liniment, ointment ungadh masc  c m umuscle rub ungadh matán 4 noun COOK flavouringblastán cuimilte 5 noun informal drawback, downsidethere's the rub sin í an fhadhb, sin é an buille
verb
6 verb touch TRANSITIVEcuimil verb  c m udon't be rubbing your eyes ná bí ag cuimilt do chuid súlrub the cream into the skin cuimil an t-uachtar isteach sa chraiceannthey rub their legs against their wings cuimlíonn siad a gcosa in aghaidh a gcuid sciathánshe rubbed the sleep out of her eyes chuimil sí an codladh as a súile , chuimil sí a súile chun an codladh a bhaint astuif the bones are rubbing together má bhíonn na cnámha ag cuimilt in aghaidh a chéile 7 verb wipe, scrub TRANSITIVEcuimil verb  c m udon't rub the stain ná cuimil an smálrub it with a dock leaf cuimil copóg de, cuimil le copóg érub the oil along the grain cuimil an ola leis an snáithe, cuimil an ola feadh an tsnáithehe rubbed the sweat off himself with a towel thriomaigh sé an t-allas de féin le tuáillethey rub themselves against a tree or rock cuimlíonn siad iad féin in aghaidh crainn nó carraige 8 verb COOK apply TRANSITIVEcuimil verb  c m urub the spices into the meat cuimil na spíosraí isteach san fheoil 9 verb wipe, polish INTRANSITIVEcuimil verb  c m ukeep rubbing lean ort ag cuimilthe rubbed at the back of his neck chuimil sé cúl a mhuiníldon't rub at it ná bí á chuimilt 10 verb chafe
INTRANSITIVEhis boot began to rub thosaigh a bhuatais ag luí airthe new shoes are rubbing against my heel tá na bróga nua ag luí ar mo sháil, tá na bróga nua ag tógáil mo sháile
TRANSITIVEcuimil i gcoinnethe wheel is rubbing the edge tá an roth ag cuimilt in aghaidh an imill, tá an roth ag scríobadh in éadan an cholbhahis feet had been rubbed raw by the reef bhí a chosa stiallta ag an sceir
11 verb CRAFT obtain an image TRANSITIVEcuimilteán a dhéanamh demacasamhail chuimilte a thógáil de
phrases

to be rubbing your hands

informal bheith thar a bheith sástashe's rubbing her hands with glee tá sí ag cuimilt a cuid bos dá chéile le teann áthais

to have the rub of the green

an t-ádh a bheith ort

to not have two brain cells to rub together

informal, pejorative he hasn't two brain cells to rub together tá sé chomh dúr le slis, níl splaideog chéille aige, níl steamar céille aige

to not have two pennies to rub together

(also

to not have two ha'pennies to rub together

, to not have two cents to rub together

US) they haven't two pennies to rub together níl pingin rua acu, níl pingin ná bonn acu, níl an oiread acu agus a dhéanfadh torann ar leac, tá siad beo bocht

to rub it in

informal don't rub it in! ní gá duit bheith á mheabhrú dom!, is maith a chuimhním air!he likes to rub in how rich he is is maith leis scéal mór a dhéanamh dá shaibhreas, is maith leis a chuid airgid a mheabhrú dúinn, tá sé gaisciúil as a chuid airgid

to rub salt into sb's wounds

that only rubbed salt into the wound rinne sé sin drochscéal níos measa

to rub shoulders with sb

(also US

to rub elbows with sb

) to rub shoulders with the bigwigs bheith i gcomhluadar na mbodach mór, bheith ag coinneáil cuideachta leis na bodaigh

to rub shoulders with sth

(also US

to rub elbows with sth

) history books rub shoulders with novels tá leabhair staire agus úrscéalta taobh le taobh

to rub sb's nose in it

(also

to rub sb's nose in the dirt

) informal rud a mheabhrú do dhuinerud a chur i gcuimhne do dhuinerud a chaitheamh ina éadan ag duinepus duine a chuimilt annI didn't want to rub his nose in it ní raibh mé ag iarraidh bheith á mheabhrú dó, ní raibh mé ag iarraidh bheith á chaitheamh ina éadan aige

to rub sb up the wrong way

informal olc a chur ar dhuinecur as do dhuinegoimh a chur ar dhuine

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