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ag imeacht as a chraiceann (le)
Figurative idiom
Headwords: craiceann, imigh
Description:
Ag éirí tógtha nó corraithe faoi rud.
Corpus examples
Agus ansan ól dhá stealadh mórthímpal i dtreó gur dhóich le duine gur b'amhlaidh a bheadh an uile dhuine i riocht imtheacht as a chroicean le neart áthais!
Source
Cómhairle ár Leasa
Page
84
Extra examples
Bhí sé ag imeacht as a chraiceann, he was jumping out of his skin.
Source
Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla (Ó Dónaill 1977)
Headword
imigh as
ag dul as a chroiceann le háthas, beside himself with joy
Source
Foclóir Gaedhilge agus Béarla (Dinneen 1927)
Headword
croiceann
He was carried away by joy, bhí sé ag imeacht as a chraiceann le gliondar.
Source
English-Irish Dictionary (de Bhaldraithe 1959)
Headword
carry away
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