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touch

verb
noun
phrases
verb
1 verb put hand etc onto sth TRANSITIVEteagmhaigh le PhrV  c m ubain do PhrV  c m ubain le PhrV  c m udo lámh a leagan ardo lámh a chur arhe touched her shoulder theagmhaigh sé lena gualainn, leag sé a lámh ar a gualainntouch the screen to get more information cuir do mhéar ar an scáileán le tuilleadh eolais a fháilthey touched it with dirty hands chuir siad a lámha salacha air 2 verb press sth lightly with hand etc TRANSITIVEhe touched a button chuir sé a mhéar ar chnaipeI touched the brakes chuir mé mo chos ar na coscáin
Taispeáin iontráil iomlán 
3 verb SPOR deliberately hit, kick ball etc TRANSITIVEteagmhaigh le PhrV  c m ubain do PhrV  c m ubain le PhrV  c m uhe touched the ball on the ground bhain sé don liathróid ar an talamh 4 verb make contact with sth
TRANSITIVEteagmhaigh le PhrV  c m ubuail verb  c m uit didn't touch the ground níor theagmhaigh sé leis an talamh, níor bhuail sé an talamhthe branches were almost touching the path is beag nach raibh na craobhacha ag bualadh an chosáin
INTRANSITIVEteagmhaigh le chéilebuail le chéile  c m ubuail ar a chéiletheir shoulders were touching bhí a nguaillí buailte ar a chéilethe wires weren't touching ní raibh na sreangacha ag cuimilt le chéile
5 verb interfere with sth you shouldn't TRANSITIVEbain do PhrV  c m ubain le PhrV  c m udon't touch anything! ná bain do rud ar bith!, ná leag méar ar rud ar bith! 6 verb in a sexual way
TRANSITIVElámh a leagan arbheith ag crúbáil ar informalhe was touching himself bhí sé ag méirínteacht air féin very informal, bhí sé ag gabháil dó féin very informal
INTRANSITIVEbheith ag crúbáil ar a chéile informalthey were touching and kissing bhí siad ag crúbáil agus ag pógadh a chéile informal
7 verb harm physically TRANSITIVElámh a leagan ardochar a dhéanamh dohe never touched her níor bhain sé di riamh, níor leag sé lámh uirthi riamh 8 verb eat, drink etc TRANSITIVEbain do PhrV  c m ubain le PhrV  c m uhe hardly touched his meal ar éigean a bhain sé dá bhéile, ar éigean a bhlais sé dá bhéile 9 verb involve yourself with TRANSITIVEnobody will touch you without a reference ní rachaidh aon duine i ngar duit gan teistiméireacht, ní bheidh baint ná páirt ag aon duine leat gan teistiméireacht 10 verb affect TRANSITIVEhow did the economic crisis touch schools? cén tionchar a bhí ag an ngéarchéim eacnamaíochta ar scoileanna?, conas a chuaigh an ghéarchéim eacnamaíochta i gcion ar scoileanna?the weather didn't touch it ní dhearna an aimsir aon dochar dó 11 verb deal with, work on TRANSITIVEbain do PhrV  c m ulámh a leagan arI haven't touched the garden since the autumn níor bhain mé den ghairdín ó bhí an fómhar ann 12 verb compete with, come close to TRANSITIVEno one can touch him at sports níl a shárú le fáil i mbun spóirt 13 verb move emotionally TRANSITIVEcorraigh verb  c m uher words touched him chorraigh an méid a dúirt sí éthe photographs touched his heart chorraigh na grianghraif an croí ann 14 verb literary of smile, seen briefly TRANSITIVEa smile touched her lips tháinig miongháire ar a béal
noun
15 noun of putting hand etc ontothe patient felt the touch of the doctor's hands mhothaigh an t-othar lámh an dochtúra air 16 noun having hand etc put ontoteagmháil fem3  c m uthey were starved for human touch bhí an teagmháil dhaonna ceilte orthu 17 noun ability to feel; sensetadhall masc1  c m ushe identifies things by touch trí thadhall a aithníonn sí rudaí, aithníonn sí rudaí trína lámh a leagan orthu 18 noun of pressing sth with the hand etchelp is available at the touch of a button níl le déanamh ach cnaipe a bhrú chun cabhair a fháil, tá cuidiú le fáil ach cnaipe a bhrú 19 noun SPOR of hitting, kicking ballteagmháil fem3  c m uhe scored with his first touch of the ball scóráil sé an chéad uair ar theagmhaigh sé leis an liathróid 20 noun very small amountturn the radio down just a touch ísligh an raidió beagán, ísligh an raidió rud beag, ísligh an raidió ábhairínadd a touch of milk cuir braon beag bainne leishe spoke with a touch of anger bhí rian na feirge ar a chuid cainteshe brought a touch of magic to the game chuir sí beagán draíochta sa chluiche 21 noun small feature, detailthe music was the perfect finishing touch to the occasion chuir an ceol an dlaíóg mhullaigh ar an ócáid 22 noun way of doing sththe customers like her personal touch is maith leis na custaiméirí an bealach atá aici le daoinethere was a touch of Italy to the festival bhí blas na hIodáile ar an bhféile
phrases

to find your touch

teacht chugat féinhe's finding his touch tá sé ag teacht chuige féin

in touch

1 contact with sb to get in touch with them about it dul i dteagmháil leo faoi, teagmháil a dhéanamh leo faoi 2 regular contact with sbi dteagmháilI can stay in touch with him by email is féidir liom bheith i dteagmháil leis ar an ríomhphost

into touch

SPOR thar an taobhlínethe sliotar went into touch cuireadh an sliotar thar an taobhlíne

to lose your touch

the swimmer has lost his touch níl an snámhaí chomh maith agus a bhíodh séshe hadn't lost her touch bhí sí chomh maith agus a bhí sí riamh

to lose touch

1 no longer be in regular contactthey lost touch for years ní raibh siad i dteagmháil lena chéile ar feadh na mblianta 2 lose understanding, insighthe lost touch ní raibh a fhios aige cad a bhí ag tarlú

out of touch

1 lacking insightcaillteyou're out of touch níl a fhios agat cad atá ag tarlú 2 not in regular contact withthey're out of touch ní bhíonn siad i dteagmháil lena chéile

to put sb in touch

I could put you in touch d'fhéadfainn a sonraí teagmhála a thabhairt duit

to put the touch on sb

(US), informal airgead a iarraidh ar dhuine

a soft touch

(also

an easy touch

) he's a soft touch tá sé an-bhog, is furasta é a mhealladh

to the touch

faoi do lámhthe material is smooth to the touch tá an t-ábhar deas mín faoi do lámh

to touch base

cúrsaí a phléwe must touch base before the meeting caithfimid cúrsaí a phlé roimh an gcruinniú

to be touched with sth

1 have small amounthis films are touched with sadness bíonn iarracht den bhrón ina chuid scannán 2 have flecks etc of a colourher hair was touched with grey bhí iarracht den liath ina cuid gruaige, bhí ribí liatha anseo is ansiúd ina cuid gruaige

touch wood

1 saying used to ward off bad luckDia idir sinn agus an t-olci bhfad uainn an anachain 2 superstition, to ward off bad lucksome people touch wood for luck baineann daoine d'adhmad chun an t-olc a chur ó dhoras

within touching distance

they were within touching distance of the final bhí siad faoi orlach don chraobh, tá siad i bhfoisceacht go mbeannaí Dia duit don chraobh

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