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1 verb begin INTRANSITIVEtosaigh verb  c m uit started yesterday thosaigh sé inné, inné a thosaigh séit didn't start on time níor thosaigh sé in amit's starting now tá sé ag tosú anoisit's been a year since the scheme started tá sé bliain ó thosaigh an scéim, tá bliain ann ó thosaigh an scéimyou can't leave once the exam has started ní féidir leat imeacht ón uair a thosaíonn an scrúdú, ní féidir imeacht tar éis don scrúdú tosúthe game will start at three tosóidh an cluiche ag a tríthe programme is about to start tá an clár réidh le tosú, tá an clár ar tí tosú, tá an clár ar hob tosúthe conference will start with a welcome from the mayor beidh fáiltiú ón méara ag tús na comhdhálathe song starts with a funny verse tá véarsa greannmhar ag tús an amhráinit started as a bit of fun píosa spraoi a bhí ann ar dtús 2 verb embark on TRANSITIVEtosaigh verb  c m utús a chur le VPit's a good way to start the season bealach maith é chun tús a chur leis an séasúr, bealach maith é leis an séasúr a thosúI started school when I was four thosaigh mé ar scoil nuair a bhí mé ceithre bliana d'aoishe'll be starting university soon beidh sé ag tosú ar an ollscoil sula i bhfad, beidh sé ag dul ar an ollscoil gan mhoillstart your day by having a swim téigh ag snámh le tús a chur le do lá
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3 verb BUS-ADM, ED of career, course etc INTRANSITIVEtosaigh verb  c m uI start on Monday beidh mé ag tosú Dé Luainshe's ready to start tá sí réidh le tosúhe started at the library last year thosaigh sé sa leabharlann anuraidhshe started as an assistant bhí sí ina cúntóir ar dtús, mar chúntóir a thosaigh sí 4 verb begin doing, begin happening
TRANSITIVEtosaigh verb  c m upeople started saying he was talented thosaigh daoine ag rá go raibh sé cumasachshe decided to start running every day bheartaigh sí tosú ag rith gach lá, bheartaigh sí dul ag rith gach láI started work on a new shed thosaigh mé ag obair ar sheid nuathings are starting to get better tá rudaí tosaithe ag éirí níos fearr, tá rudaí tosaithe ag feabhsú, tá feabhas ag teacht ar rudaíit started to rain thosaigh sé ag cur báistí
INTRANSITIVEtosaigh verb  c m uit didn't start on time níor thosaigh sé in amyou must pay before you can start caithfidh tú díol sula mbeidh tú in ann tosú, caithfidh tú íoc sula dtosóidh túit's starting now tá sé ag tosú anoiswe've only just started nílimid ach i ndiaidh tosú, nílimid ach ina thúsI didn't know where to start ní raibh a fhios agam cá dtosóinnthey started at a young age thosaigh siad go hóg, thosaigh siad nuair a bhí siad ógyou can start by reading the book féadfaidh tú an leabhar a léamh ar dtús
5 verb set in progress TRANSITIVEtosaigh verb  c m utús a chur le VPpress the button to start the game brúigh an cnaipe chun tús a chur leis an gcluiche, brúigh an cnaipe leis an gcluiche a thosúhe didn't start the fire ní eisean a thosaigh an tinethey could easily start a war d'fhéadfaidís cogadh a thosú go héascashe started the interview by asking about his wife ceist faoina bhean an chéad cheist a chuir sí air san agallamh, chuir sí tús leis an agallamh le ceist faoina bhean 6 verb establish TRANSITIVEbunaigh verb  c m utús a chur le VPI want to start a business teastaíonn uaim gnó a bhunú, teastaíonn uaim gnó a chur ar bunthey're starting a ferry service to the island tá siad ag cur tús le seirbhís farantóireachta go dtí an t-oileán 7 verb prompt, enable TRANSITIVEshe started them in a shop chuir sí ag obair i siopa iadhe started his sons down another path chuir sé a chlann mhac ar bhealach eile ar fadthe noise started her laughing chuir an torann ag gáire í, bhain an torann gáire aisti 8 verb set out INTRANSITIVEwhen do we start? cá huair a thosóimid?, cathain a thosóimid?, cá fhad go dtosóimid?starting from the shop take a left tosaigh ag an siopa agus cas ar chlé; ón siopa, cas ar chléI started for the office at dawn thug mé aghaidh ar an oifig le breacadh an laewe have to start back towards the house caithfimid dul ar ais chuig an teachhe started off across the road d'imigh sé leis trasna an bhóthair, seo leis trasna an bhealaigh mhóirthe walk starts by the church tosaíonn an tsiúlóid in aice an tséipéil 9 verb on journey TRANSITIVEtosaigh verb  c m utabhair faoi PhrV  c m utús a chur le VPeat before you start the journey bíodh rud le hithe agat sula dtosaíonn tú ar an turas, ith greim sula dtugann tú faoin turasI started my cycle in Galway i nGaillimh a chuir mé tús le mo thuras rothair 10 verb especially SPOR be involved at beginning
TRANSITIVEtosaigh verb  c m ujust five cars started the race níor thosaigh ach cúig charr sa rás, cúig charr a bhí sa rásover 300 teams started the competition bhí os cionn 300 foireann páirteach sa chomórtas ag an tús
INTRANSITIVEtosaigh verb  c m uSeán started at midfield i lár na páirce a thosaigh Seánshe started last week but is on the bench today bhí sí ag imirt an tseachtain seo caite ach tá sí ar an mbinse inniu
11 verb begin its existence INTRANSITIVEtosaigh verb  c m uBridge Street starts here seo tús Shráid an Droichid, tosaíonn Sráid an Droichid anseothe mountain starts at the coast tá íochtar an tsléibhe ar an gcóstathe essay starts with a line from a poem tosaíonn an aiste le líne as dán 12 verb ENG, ELECTRON begin operating
INTRANSITIVEtosaigh verb  c m uthe car wouldn't start ní thosódh an carrit happens every time the computer starts tarlaíonn sé gach uair a gcastar an ríomhaire air, tarlaíonn sé gach uair a thosaíonn an ríomhaire
TRANSITIVEtosaigh verb  c m udúisigh verb  c m ucuir ar siúl VPcas air PhrV  c m ucuir air PhrV  c m ucheck it next time you start your computer seiceáil é an chéad uair eile a chasann tú air do ríomhaire, seiceáil é an chéad uair eile a thosaíonn tú do ríomhairestart the dishwasher cuir an miasniteoir ar siúl, cuir air an miasniteoirturn the key to start the engine cas an eochair chun an t-inneall a dhúiseacht
13 verb scale INTRANSITIVEprices start at €20 tosaíonn praghsanna ag €20fees start from €70 per hour tosaíonn táillí ag €70 san uair, €70 san uair agus uaidh sin suas atá na táillí 14 verb move suddenly INTRANSITIVEa knock at the door made her start bhain cnag ar an doras geit aisti, bhain cnag ar an doras léim aistihe started at every sound léim sé gach uair a bhí torann ann
noun
15 noun beginningtús masc1  c m utosach masc1  c m uthey have a 10 a.m. start tomorrow beidh siad ag tosú ag 10 a.m. amárachI was cold at the start bhí mé fuar ar dtús, bhí mé fuar ag an tús, bhí mé fuar i dtosach báireit was strange right from the start bhí sé aisteach ón tús ar fadfrom start to finish ó thús go deireadhit's the start of a new era tús ré nua atá annhe was injured at the start of the season gortaíodh é ag tús an tséasúirwe were there 15 minutes before the start of the film bhíomar ann 15 nóiméad sular thosaigh an scannán, bhíomar ann 15 nóiméad roimh thús an scannáin, bhíomar ann 15 nóiméad roimh thosach an scannáinshe left after the start of the concert d'fhág sí tar éis don cheolchoirm tosúI've been there since the start of the year táim ansin ó thús na bliana, táim ansin ó thosach na blianarain has delayed the start of the race tá an rás mall ag tosú mar gheall ar an mbáisteachthe start time is nine o'clock naoi a chlog an t-am tosaithe, tosaítear ar a naoi a chlogthe start was a mess bhí an tosach ina phraiseach, ní raibh cuma ná caoi ar an tosachwe had best make a start b'fhearr dúinn tosú, b'fhearr dúinn tabhairt faoishe pressed the start button bhrúigh sí an cnaipe tosaithe 16 noun SPOR opportunity to competedeis fem2  c m uhe doesn't get enough starts ní chuirtear ar an bhfoireann é sách minicshe scored in her first start of the season scóráil sí sa chéad chluiche a thosaigh sí an seasúr seohe's reached 200 league starts tá 200 cluiche imeartha aige sa tsraith 17 noun first in sequencetús masc1  c m uit's not perfect but it's a start níl sé foirfe ach is tús é, níl sé foirfe ach is é an chéad chéim élistening to our complaints would be a start níor dhrochbheart é éisteacht lenár gcuid gearán mar thús 18 noun way sth beginstús masc1  c m uthat was the start he needed b'in an tús a bhí ag teastáil uaidh, b'in an tús a theastaigh uaidhwhat a bad start to the weekend a leithéid de dhrochthús leis an deireadh seachtainethe evening didn't get off to the best of starts ní raibh tús rómhaith leis an oíche, níor thosaigh an oíche rómhaiththey got the season off to a winning start chuir siad tús buach leis an séasúra good start is half the battle tús maith leath na hoibreshe won despite a poor start bhuaigh sí cé nach raibh sí rómhaith ag an tús 19 noun opportunity in lifedeis fem2  c m useans masc4  c m utús masc1  c m u we should all have a proper start in life ba chóir dúinn go léir deis cheart a fháil sa saol, ba cheart dúinn ar fad seans ceart a fháil sa saolthey gave me a start in publishing thug siad deis dom oibriú san fhoilsitheoireacht, is iad a thug an chéad seans dom san fhoilsitheoireacht, thug siad cos isteach dom san fhoilsitheoireachtthey're all looking for a fresh start tá siad go léir ag iarraidh tosú as an nua 20 noun on journeytús masc1  c m utosú masc  c m uwe had an early start on Sunday thosaíomar breá luath ar an Domhnachwill we make a start? an imeoimid?, an dtabharfaimid faoi?, an mbainfimid giota de?we have an early start in London beimid ag tosú go luath i Londainthe start point is this way tá an pointe tosaithe sa treo seo 21 noun initial advantageI gave him a start but soon caught up lig mé dó imeacht tamall romham ach ba ghearr gur tháinig mé suas leis 22 noun SPOR in race or contesttús masc1  c m utosach masc1  c m uI was tired even before the start bhí mé tuirseach fiú sular thosaigh séthe rain delayed the start of the race chuir an bháisteach moill ar thús an rásathe start of the race is drawing near ní fada go dtosóidh an rás 23 noun first parttús masc1  c m utosach masc1  c m uhurry or you'll miss the start! déan deifir nó caillfidh tú an tús!the start can be broken down into different parts is féidir codanna éagsúla a dhéanamh den tústhis is only the start níl anseo ach an tústhe start of the film is very scary tá tosach an scannáin an-scanrúil 24 noun place where sth beginstús masc1  c m utosach masc1  c m uwe were all lined up at the start bhíomar ar fad i líne ag an tosachthere's a capital letter at the start of every line tá ceannlitir ag tús gach línestart line líne thosaithe 25 noun sudden movementI awoke with a start dhúisigh mé de gheit, dhúisigh mé de phreabthe horse gave a start and ran off scanraigh an capall agus d'imigh sí sna cosa in airdeyou gave me a start bhain tú geit asam, bhain tú an croí asam, chroith tú an t-anam ionamI had quite a start when I saw him baineadh geit asam nuair a chonaic mé é
phrases

to be back where you started

bheith ar ais san áit ar thosaigh túbheith ar ais mar ar thosaigh tú

don't even start sb on sth/sb

(also

don't start sb on sth/sb

) don't even start me on that idiot! ná labhair liom faoin amadán sin!, ná tosaigh mé ar an amadán sin!the prices are crazy, don't even start me on that! tá na praghsanna i bhfad ró-ard, ná labhair liom!

don't start

(also

don't you start

) ná tosaigh

for a start

informal 1 as first pointar an gcéad dul síosfor a start, it won't work ar an gcéad dul síos, ní oibreoidh sé 2 as first stepar dtúsi dtús báirei dtosach báirewe might as well listen to him for a start tá sé chomh maith againn éisteacht leis ar dtús

to get started

tosúthe sooner we get started the sooner we finish dá luaithe a thosóimid is ea is luaithe a bheimid críochnaitheI can't wait to get started táim ar bís le tosú, is fada liom go dtosóidh méI had better get started on dinner b'fhearr dom tosú ar an dinnéar, tá sé chomh maith agam tosú ar an dinnéar

to get sb started

1 help sb begin sthshe got me started in cycling ise a chuir ag rothaíocht mé, ise a chuir i dtreo na rothaíochta méI got him started on a training regime chuir mé ar réim thraenála é 2 informal cause sb to complainand the government, don't get me started! agus an rialtas, ná labhair liom!; agus an rialtas, ná bí ag caint!don't start him on the Guards, whatever you do ná luaigh na Gardaí leis, is cuma cad a dhéanann tú; ná tosaigh ar na Gardaí é, pé rud a dhéanann tú

to get the start of sb

bheith chun cinn ar dhuine

to start a family

informal she wants to start a family tá sí ag iarraidh páistí a bheith aici

to start with

1 to begin withar dtúsi dtús báireag an túsi dtosachit's tough to start with tá sé deacair ar dtústhat was the problem to start with b'in í an fhadhb i dtús báire, b'in í an fhadhb a bhí ann ó thús 2 as first stepar an gcéad dul síosthe settings are wrong to start with tá na socruithe mícheart ar an gcéad dul síosto start with, she doesn't have a clue ar an gcéad dul síos, níl tuairim aici

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