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talk

noun
verb
phrases
noun
1 noun conversationcomhrá masc4  c m uto have a talk with sb comhrá a bheith agat le duine, dreas cainte a bheith agat le duinewe've had a talk about this before labhraíomar faoi seo cheanawe need to have a talk with her about her exams ní mór dúinn focal a bheith againn léi faoina scrúduithe 2 noun informal lecturecaint fem2  c m uhe delivered a talk on local history thug sé caint uaidh ar stair na háiteshe came to give us a talk on drugs tháinig sí le labhairt linn faoi dhrugaí
Taispeáin iontráil iomlán 
3 noun talking, discussionscaint fem2  c m uit's just talk níl ann ach caint, níl ann ach ráflaíwe need more than just talk ní focail amháin atá ag teastáil uainn, ní leor na briathra gan beart dá réiryou should hear the talk! dá gcluinfeá an chaint atá ag dul!there's a lot of talk about the new rules tá go leor cainte ar na rialacha nuathere's talk that ... táthar á rá go ...; tá ráflaí ann go ...there's talk of a strike tá caint ar stailcthere was no talk of any cutbacks níor luadh aon chiorruithe, ní raibh iomrá ar bith ar chiorruithe there's talk of her leaving tá ráflaí ann go bhfuil sí ag imeacht 4 noun style of speakingcaint fem2  c m utough talk caint chrua, buaileam sciathstreet talk caint na sráidewomen's talk comhrá ban
verb
5 verb discuss TRANSITIVEpléigh verb  c m ulabhair faoi PhrV  c m uto talk money cúrsaí airgid a phlé, labhairt faoi chúrsaí airgid 6 verb language, sense etc TRANSITIVElabhair verb  c m uthey're talking Spanish tá siad ag labhairt Spáinnise, tá siad ag caint Spáinniseshe's talking sense tá ciall lena cuid cainte, tá dealramh lena bhfuil á rá aicitalk sense! bíodh ciall agat!don't be talking nonsense! cuir uait an raiméis!, fág uait an tseafóid sin! to talk sense into sb ciall a chur i nduine 7 verb envisage TRANSITIVElabhair ar PhrV  c m uwe're talking thousands of euro táimid ag caint ar na mílte eurowe're not talking a minor amendment here ní mionleasú atá i gceist anseo 8 verb speak INTRANSITIVEbheith ag caint VPlabhair verb  c m uthey were talking quietly bhí siad ag caint go ciúinI can't talk at the moment níl mé in ann labhairt faoi láthairthe baby can't talk yet níl caint ag an mbabaí fóshe's not talking níl sé ag caint, níl focal aswe need to talk caithfimid focal a bheith againn le chéilehe talks too much tá an iomarca le rá aigedon't talk stupid caith uait an amaidí, fág uait an tseafóidthe government is talking tough tá seasamh daingean á ghlacadh ag an rialtasto talk to sb labhairt le duine, bheith ag caint le duinehe isn't talking to me níl sé ag caint liomwho were you talking to? cé leis a raibh tú ag caint?I think I'll talk to a solicitor sílim go rachaidh mé chun cainte le dlíodóirI might as well talk to the wall bheadh sé chomh maith agam bheith ag caint leis an mballathere's no point in talking to him níl gar a bheith leisI've talked with her on a couple of occasions already bhí cúpla comhrá agam léi cheana féin, labhair mé léi cúpla uair cheana féinI'm not talking about you ní ortsa atá mé ag caint, ní fútsa atá mé ag caintshe talks about nothing except work níl as a béal ach cúrsaí oibredon't start talking about that! ná tosaigh ag caint air sin!, ná tarraing ort an scéal sin!he's talking about emigrating tá sé ag caint ar dhul ar imirceto talk at sb bheith ag caitheamh chuig duine, bheith ag spalpadh le duinethey're talking in Irish tá siad ag caint i nGaeilge, tá siad ag caint as Gaeilgeshe talks of little else is beag ábhar comhrá eile a bhíonn aicithe dispute was much talked of bhí an saol mór ag caint ar an aighneas the movie got everybody talking tá an scannán ar bhéal gach duine 9 verb speak of again INTRANSITIVEtalking of which, ... ós ag caint air sin muid, ...and talking of food, ... agus ós ag caint ar bhia atáimid, ...; agus ó luadh bia, ...talk about a mess! ná labhair liom faoi chiseach!, a leithéid de phrácás!, deirimse praiseach leat!talk about complicated! bí ag caint ar chasta! 10 verb mean TRANSITIVElabhair ar PhrV  c m uwe're not talking big schools here nílimid ag caint ar scoileanna móra anseo, ní scoileanna móra atá i gceist againn anseo 11 verb have discussions INTRANSITIVEto get people talking daoine a chur ag caint lena chéileit's better to sit down and talk is fearr suí síos agus labhairtto talk to the enemy labhairt leis an namhaid 12 verb give information INTRANSITIVElabhair verb  c m ushe refused to talk dhiúltaigh sí labhairtwe have ways of making you talk tá bealaí againn le caint a bhaint asat 13 verb gossip INTRANSITIVEbheith ag caintbheith ag cúlchaintI'm not one to talk but ... ní duine mór cúlchainte mé ach ... 14 verb COMP hardware, software INTRANSITIVEwhen your program is talking to the server nuair a bhíonn do ríomhchlár ag labhairt leis an bhfreastalaí
phrases

to talk sb into sth

she talked me into going d'áitigh sí orm dul, chuir sí ina luí orm dul she talked her way into the job fuair a béal bán an post di

to talk sb out of sth

they talked him out of resigning d'áitigh siad air gan éirí as, chuir siad ina luí air gan éirí as he talked his way out of trouble tháinig sé as gábh le teann bladair

to be all talk

informal he's all talk is fear mór cainte é, níl aige ach caint, níl ann ach gaoth mhórthey're all talk and no action níl iontu ach focal mór agus droch-chur leis

to be all talked out

informal he was all talked out ní raibh blas ar bith eile le rá aige, ní raibh siolla cainte fágtha ann

to be the talk of the neighbourhood

it's the talk of the neighbourhood tá gach duine ag caint faoi, tá sé i mbéal an phobail

to be the talk of the town

they're the talk of the town tá gach duine ag caint fúthu, níl i mbéal an phobail ach iad

money talks

informal is annamh saibhir sáraithe

to not be one to talk

informal you're not one to talk cé thusa le bheith ag caint, níl aon cheart cainte agatsa

now you're talking!

(also

now you're talking my language!

) informal go díreach glan!sin í an chaint!anois tá tú ag caint!

talk is cheap

is furasta a bheith ag caint

to talk out of your arse

(also

to talk out of your backside

) very informal you're talking out of your arse! níl ansin ach deargsheafóid agat!, tá do chac agat! vulgar

to talk the hind legs off a donkey

informal he would talk the hind legs off a donkey is clabaire déanta é, chaithfeadh sé a theanga ag caint, ní théann dúnadh ar a béal

to talk the talk

informal labhairt amhail is dá mbeadh fios do ghnóthaí agat

to talk through your hat

informal bheith ag caint amaidíbheith ag caint seafóide

talk to the hand

very informal níl duine ar bith ag éisteachtabair do rann, a fhir bhig informal

to talk trash

(US), informal 1 speak offensivelylabhairt go maslachto talk trash about sb/sth bheith ag caitheamh anuas ar dhuine/rud 2 talk rubbishbheith ag baothchaintbheith ag breallaireacht informalbheith ag glagaireacht informal

to talk turkey

informal dul go croí na ceistecúrsaí a phlé gan dul ar chúl scéithe leis

you can talk!

(also

look who's talking!

) informal éist leatsa!look who's talking about bad manners éist leis an té atá ag caint faoi dhrochmhúineadh

you're a fine one to talk!

informal nach tú féin is eolaí ar na cúrsaí sin!you're a fine one to talk about drunkenness tá éadan ortsa bheith ag caint faoi mheisce

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