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adverb
1 adverb to higher place, position
► (indicating motion )
suas  c m uin airde  c m uhe got up on the horse chuaigh sé suas ar an gcapall, chuaigh sé in airde ar an gcapallput up your hand cuir suas do lámh, cuir do lámh in airdewhat goes up must come down an rud a théann suas, caithfidh sé teacht anuas right up to the bar suas ar fad go dtí an barra she went straight up to him chuaigh sí suas caol díreach go dtí é, chuaigh sí sall díreach go dtí é stand up straight seas suas díreach up and down suas agus síos, suas síos, suas agus anuas
► (indicating motion towards a fixed point)
aníos  c m ucome up here tar aníos anseo
► (indicating a fixed position or situation)
thuas  c m uI'm up here táim thuas anseoup on top thuas ar barrlook up in the air to see if it's up there féach suas san aer go bhfeicfidh tú an bhfuil sé thuas ann, féach in airde go bhfeicfidh tú an bhfuil sé thuas ann
2 adverb in high place, positionthuas  c m uin airde  c m uup on the stage thuas ar an stáitsethe cat was up in the tree bhí an cat thuas sa chrannthe flag was up on the chimney bhí an bhratach in airde ar an simléarthe ladder was up against the wall bhí an dréimire in éadan an bhallashe put me up on the horse chuir sí in airde ar an gcapall méit's up on top of the press tá sé thuas ar bharr an chófrawe put the tablets high up on the shelf chuireamar na piollaí suas go hard ar an tseilf, chuireamar na piollairí in airde ar an tseilf higher up (also further up) níos faide suas, níos airde
Taispeáin iontráil iomlán 
3 adverb upstairsthuas staighre  c m uthuas  c m uhe's up in his bedroom tá sé thuas ina sheomra, tá sé thuas staighre ina sheomraup in the attic thuas san áiléar 4 adverb sunina suí  c m uar an aerin airde sa spéirthe sun was still up bhí an ghrian fós ina suíthe sun came up at 6 d'éirigh an ghrian ag a 6 5 adverb into upright positionsuas  c m uin airde  c m uhe stood up sheas sé suasthey fell but got up again thit siad ach d'éirigh siad ina seasamh arísthe rabbit pricked up his ears bhioraigh an coinín a chluasa 6 adverb in raised positionin airde  c m uthuas  c m uthuas san aerwe had to put our hands up b'éigean dúinn ár lámha a chur in airde, bhí orainn ár lámha a chur suashe had the bonnet up bhí an boinéad oscailte suas aige, bhí an boinéad in airde aige 7 adverb facing upwardsaghaidh in airdeaghaidh suas  c m ubéal suas  c m uput the cards down cards face up leag síos na cártaí aghaidh in airde, leag síos na cártaí béal suasshe was lying face up in the pram bhí sí ina luí ar a droim sa phramput the apple, cut side up, on the plate leag an t-úll, agus an taobh gearrtha in airde, ar an bpláta 8 adverb erected, fixed in positioncrochta  c m ucurtha in airdecurtha suas  c m uthuas  c m uthe Christmas decorations were up early crochadh na maisiúcháin Nollag go luath, cuireadh na maisiúcháin Nollag suas go luath, bhí na maisiúcháin Nollag thuas go luathis the tent up yet? an bhfuil an puball curtha suas fós?, an bhfuil an puball in airde go fóill? 9 adverb out of bedbheith i do shuíyou were up late last night bhí tú i do shuí go mall aréirI got up early d'éirigh mé go luath, d'éirigh mé le moch na maidinewe were up all night with the child bhíomar inár suí go maidin leis an bpáiste 10 adverb in northerly directionto go up North dul ó thuaidhup in Belfast thuas i mBéal Feirstewe're up for the day táimid abhus anseo don lá, táimid abhus anseo le haghaidh an lae we live up north sa tuaisceart atá cónaí orainn, táimid inár gcónaí sa taobh ó thuaidh 11 adverb approaching person, placesall  c m uanonn  c m uanall  c m usuas  c m ucome up and talk to me if you see me tar anall ag caint liom má fheiceann tú méshe came up to me and said hello tháinig sí a fhad liom agus bheannaigh dom, tháinig sí anall chugam agus bheannaigh domthe girl ran up to him rith an cailín suas chuigego up to him and ask him gabh anonn chuige agus fiafraigh de, téigh sall chuige agus fiafraigh de, téigh suas chuige agus fiafraigh de 12 adverb moving along path, road, etc.suas  c m ucontinue on up to the lights lean ort suas chomh fada leis na soilse up and down suas síos, suas agus anuas, sall agus anall, anonn agus anallhe was pacing up and down outside the office bhí sé ag siúl anonn agus anall taobh amuigh den oifigup and down the country fud fad na tíre, ó cheann ceann na tíre 13 adverb at farther point (on road etc)suas  c m uour shop is 500 metres farther up on the left tá an siopa s'againne 500 méadar níos faide suas ar an taobh cléa little way up on the right achar beag suas ar dheis, píosa beag suas ar dheis 14 adverb to higher amount, levelsuas  c m uthey moved up to second place bhog siad suas go dtí an dara háit up by 7 cent (also up 7 cent) imithe suas 7 cent, ardaithe 7 cent 15 adverb at higher amount, levelthuas  c m uardaithe  c m uit stays up fanann sé thuasthe prices were up 1% bhí na praghsanna imithe suas 1%, bhí na praghsanna ardaithe 1%, bhí ardú 1% ar na praghsannatourism is up on last year tá ardú ar líon na gcuairteoirí ó anuraidh, tá líon na gcuairteoirí níos airde ná anuraidh 16 adverb ahead (by number of points etc)chun tosaigh  c m uchun cinn  c m uwe were two nil up bhíomar chun tosaigh dó a náid, bhíomar ag buachan le dó a náid 17 adverb informal more than (price, age, etc)lena chois  c m uníos mó ná sinI got €5 a kilo and up fuair mé €5 an kilo agus lena chois, fuair mé €5 an kilo agus tuilleadhchildren three years and up leanaí atá trí bliana agus níos sine, leanaí atá trí bliana agus os a chionn, páistí ó thrí bliana suas 18 adverb used to express increase in sthsuas  c m uI turned up the sound d'ardaigh mé an fhuaim, chuir mé suas an fhuaimthe battle is about to hot up tá an cath ar tí géarú, tá an cath ar tí dul i ndéine 19 adverb finished, at an endcaite  c m uistigh  c m uthuas  c m ucríochnaithe  c m uit's up on the third beidh sé críochnaithe ar an tríú láthe time's up tá an t-am caite, tá an t-am istigh, tá an t-am thuasher time's up tá a rás rite, tá a port seinnte informal 20 adverb separated, divided into partssuas  c m udivide them up roinn suas iad, roinn óna chéile iadtear it up stróic suas é 21 adverb expressing completenesseat up your dinner ith suas do dhinnéar, déan do chuidthis isn't all used up yet níl sé seo ar fad ídithe go fóill 22 adverb togethersuas  c m ugather up your bits and bobs bailigh suas do chuid mangarae, bailigh ina chéile do chuid mangarae, bailigh i gceann a chéile do chuid giuirléidí 23 adverb COMP computer system: workingtosaithe  c m uag rith  c m uthe server will be back up soon beidh an freastalaí ar ais ar obair i gceann tamaillthe system is up and running tá an córas ag rith 24 adverb ENG road: dug up for repairstochailte  c m uthe road was up for repairs bhí oibreacha bóthair ar siúl, bhí an bóthar á dheisiú 25 adverb hairsuas  c m ushe had her hair up bhí a chuid gruaige curtha suas aici 26 adverb informal meal etc: readyréidh  c m uar an mbordullamh  c m udinner's up tá an dinnéar réidh
preposition
27 preposition to higher place, positionsuas  c m uI love running up mountains is aoibhinn liom bheith ag rith suas sléibhtehe was going up and down stairs all day bhí sé ag dul suas agus anuas an staighre an lá ar fadI put the tissue up my sleeve chuir mé an ciarsúr suas i mo mhuinchille 28 preposition in high place, positionthuas  c m usuas  c m uin airde  c m uhigh up a tree thuas go hard i gcrannhigh up a ladder thuas go hard ar dhréimirethe water was right up the bank bhí an t-uisce suas chomh fada leis an mbruach, bhí an t-uisce ar aon leibhéal leis an mbruach 29 preposition moving along (path, road, etc)suas  c m uhe ran up the road rith sé suas an bótharhe began walking up and down the room thosaigh sé ag siúl suas síos an seomra, thosaigh sé ag siúl anonn is anall sa seomra 30 preposition at point farther along (path, road, etc)suas  c m uup the lane from the church suas an lána ón séipéal 31 preposition against current of river, farther along river suas  c m uthey organise trips up the river eagraíonn siad turais suas an abhainn
adjective
32 adjective going, pointing upwardssuas  c m uthe up escalator an staighre beo suas, an staighre creasa a théann suaspress the up button brúigh an cnaipe chun dul suas 33 adjective in cheerful moodsásta adj3  c m ushe's feeling up today tá sí in ardghiúmar inniu, tá ardghiúmar inniu uirthi, tá sí breá sásta léi féin inniu
verb
34 verb informal increase TRANSITIVEardaigh verb  c m uméadaigh verb  c m uthey upped the fares d'ardaigh siad na táillí, chuir siad suas na táillíthey upped the pressure on Mayo chuir siad leis an mbrú ar Mhaigh Eo, mhéadaigh siad an brú ar Mhaigh Eo
phrases

not up to much

informal the weather's not up to much níl an aimsir ró-iontach, níl cuma rómhaith ar an an aimsir, níl mórán caoi ar an aimsir

on the up and up

informal 1 getting betterbheith ag dul i bhfeabhasbheith ag dul ó neart go neartan ghaoth a bheith i do sheoltahis business is on the up and up tá a ghnó ag dul i bhfeabhas, tá a ghnó ag dul ó neart go neart, tá a ghnó ag déanamh thar cionn 2 (US) honest and legitimateiontaofale trustthis scheme is on the up and up tá an scéim seo iontaofa

something's up

(also

there's something up

) tá rud éigin cearrtá rud éigin as corwhat's up with her? cad atá cearr léi?, cad atá uirthi?there's something up with Síle tá rud éigin ag cur as do Shíle

to be up against sth

we're up against it here ní bheidh sé seo éasca, tá ár sáith romhainn anseowe're up against a tight deadline tá sprioc-am an-docht againn, tá brú mór orainn ag an spriocamshe's up against a very able woman tá bean chumasach ina haghaidh

to be up and about

bheith i do shuíbheith ar do chosahe's up and about again tá sé ar ais ar a chosa, tá sé ar a bhoinn arís

up and at 'em

(US), informal up and at them! tugaimis faoi!, scaoil faoi!I have trouble getting up and at 'em in the morning is deacair liom cuma na hoibre a chur orm féin ar maidin, is doiligh liom léim a thabhairt ag obair ar maidin

to up and do sth

the place was packed so we upped and left bhí an áit lán le daoine agus bhailíomar linn, bhí an áit lán le daoine agus thugamar do na boinn éone day he upped and left as go brách leis lá amháinshe upped and hit him d'éirigh sí de ropadh agus bhuail é

up and down

athraitheachguagachthe day was very up and down bhí an lá athraitheach, ní túisce thuas ná thíos an lá, bhí an lá guagach go maithhe's an up and down sort of guy tá sé saghas guagach mar dhuine, is duine é a bhíonn lá thuas agus lá thíos

ups and downs

an tsuáilce agus an duáilcean só agus an t-anróan sonas agus an donasthe ups and downs of life cora an tsaoil, cith agus gealán an tsaoil, sonas agus donas an tsaoil

up and running

ar a chosaar obairfaoi lán seoilthe new system is up and running tá an córas nua ag obair, tá an córas nua i bhfearasthe business is up and running again tá an gnó ar a chosa arís, tá an gnó faoi lán seoil arís

to be up for sth

1 being considered for sththis matter is up for consideration at the meeting beidh an t-ábhar seo á phlé ag an gcruinniú, cuirfear an scéal seo faoi bhráid an chruinnitheher contract is up for renewal tá a conradh le hathnuachanshe's up for that job tá sí istigh ar an bpost sinthe TD is up for election tá an TD ag rith sa toghchán 2 available for sththe house is up for sale tá an teach ar díol, tá an teach ar an margadhthe child was put up for adoption cuireadh an leanbh i dtreo a uchtaithe 3 in court charged with sthbheith os comhair na cúirtehe was up for murder bhí sé os comhair na cúirte mar gheall ar dhúnmharú, cúisíodh i ndúnmharú é 4 willing to do sth informalbheith in ann ag rudbheith sásta tabhairt faoi rudbheith ar bís le tabhairt faoi rudare you up for a challenge? an bhfuil tú in ann ag dúshlán?, an bhfuil tú réidh le haghaidh dúshláin?, an bhfuil tú ag iarraidh dúshláin?

to be up on sth

(also

to be up with sth

) bheith ar an eolas faoi rudan-chur amach a bheith agat ar rudan t-eolas is deireanaí a bheith agat faoi rudshe's well up on local history tá sí an-eolach ar stair na háitehe always keeps up with the latest technology coinníonn sé é féin ar an eolas faoin teicneolaíocht is déanaí

to be up to sb

1 sb has to decide sthit's up to you whether you go or not fútsa atá sé an rachaidh tú nó nach rachaidh, do rogha féin é dul nó gan dulisn't it up to me what I eat? nach fúmsa atá sé cad a íosfaidh mé?, nach é mo ghnó féin é céard a íosfaidh mé?if it were up to me dá mba fúmsa é, dá mba ar mo ghuaillí a thitfeadh sé 2 sb is responsible for sth freagracht a bheith ar dhuinebheith de chúram ar dhuineit's up to owners to clean up after their dogs is de chúram úinéirí glanadh suas i ndiaidh a gcuid madraí, is ar úinéirí atá an fhreagracht glanadh suas i ndiaidh a gcuid madraí

up to

1 (also

up until

) deadlinego dtísuas go dtísuas a fhad lesuas chomh fada leyou can call me up until 5 féadfaidh tú glaoch orm go dtí a 5, tig leat glaoch orm aon am roimh a 5
2 maximum time, amount, etc. suas lesuas go dtítaobh lethis takes up to three hours tógann sé seo suas le trí uair an chloig 3 standardthe food was up to its usual standard bhí an bia chomh maith agus is dual dóthe exhibition was well up to expectations bhí an taispeántas lán chomh maith is a cheapamar go mbeadhit doesn't come up to expectations ní cathair mar a tuairisc í 4 doing sth bad, wrongwhat are you up to? céard atá ar siúl agat?, cad atá tú a dhéanamh?, cén diabhlaíocht atá ort anois?they're up to no good tá drochfhuadar fúthu, tá diabhlaíocht éigin ar siúl acu, ní maith atá ina gceann 5 doing sthwhat are you up to at the moment? céard atá ar siúl agat faoi láthair?, cad atá ar na bacáin agat faoi láthair?, cad atá idir lámha agat faoi láthair? 6 be able to do sthbheith in ann agbheith ábalta agbheith inniúil arhe's not up to running around after kids níl sé in ann bheith ag rith thart i ndiaidh leanaí to be up to the job bheith in ann ag an bpost, bheith ábalta ag an bpost, bheith deas ar an bpostshe's not up to returning to work níl sí sa riocht go bhfuil sí ábalta filleadh ar a cuid oibre

up to your ears in sth

(also

up to your eyes in sth

, up to your neck in sth

) informalbheith go muineál i rudbheith go dtí an dá chluas le rudbheith báite i rudshe was up to her ears in debt bhí sí báite i bhfiachaI'm up to my eyes in work at the moment táim go dtí mo mhuineál le mo chuid oibre faoi láthair, táim báite le hobair faoi láthair

up yours!

offensive , vulgar cuir méar i do pholl! vulgartéigh i dtigh an diabhail! vulgarbíodh an diabhal agat! vulgargo gcaca an diabhal ort! vulgar

what's up?

1 what's the matter?céard atá ort?cad atá cearr?cad é atá contráilte?cad é atá ag cur as duit? 2 (US) as greetingcén chaoi a bhfuil cúrsaí?aon scéal?cad é atá ag dul?

what's up with ...?

céard atá ar ...?cén diabhal atá ar ...?cad atá ag dó na geirbe ag ...?cad é atá ag cur as do ...?

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