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tempt

1 verb attract or persuade TRANSITIVEcathú a chur armeall verb  c m uwe're trying to tempt new customers táimid ag iarraidh custaiméirí nua a mhealladhI was tempted by the chocolates chuir na seacláidí cathú ormcan I tempt you with another cake? an íosfaidh tú císte eile?I was tempted to stay in bed bhí cathú orm fanacht sa leaba, bhí fonn orm fanacht sa leaba 2 verb REL invite to sin
TRANSITIVEcathú a chur arhe was tempted by the devil bhí an diabhal ag cur cathú air
INTRANSITIVEmoney tempts cuireann airgead cathú ar dhaoine
phrases

don't tempt me!

ná bí ag cur cathú orm!coinnigh uaim é!

to tempt fate

(also

to tempt providence

) I don't want to tempt fate i bhfad uainn an mí-ádh, nílim ag iarraidh an anachain a tharraingt orainn

to tempt the palate

it would tempt the palate chuirfeadh sé uisce le d'fhiacla, chuirfeadh sé faobhar ar do ghoile

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