IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
~ a dhéanamh (ar), to make, earn, money (at, on); to make a profit (on).
Slí bheatha a bhaint amach, to earn a livelihood.
Do bheatha a shaothrú, to earn one’s living.
Shílfeá go raibh a bheatha ag teacht ó neamh chuige, one would think by him that he had no need to earn his living.
Tá ár m~ tuillte aige, he has earned our gratitude.
Níor chlú gan cheannach é, the reputation was well-earned.
Tá, is maith atá, sé ceannaithe agat, you have paid (well) for it, earned it (well).
Fuair sé ~ a raibh cosanta aige, he was given the amount he had earned.
~ a thabhú (duit féin), to earn a reputation (for oneself).
Ríocht Dé a chosaint, to earn the kingdom of God.
An t-airgead a chosain sé go daor, the money he earned dearly.
Tá sé cosanta aige, he has earned, deserves, it.
Ár g~ a shaothrú, to earn our bread, our living.
Gach pingin ~ shaothraigh sé, every penny he earned.
Caithfidh ~ a chuid a shaothrú, one must earn one’s living.
Chuaigh sé i bh~ a bheatha a shaothrú, he set out to earn his living.
Tá sé d’fhiacha orainn ár gcuid a shaothrú, we are obliged to earn our living.
Bheith chun fiaigh, to be fit for the chase; to be fit and well, able to earn one’s living.
Do chuid a shaothrú go ~, to earn one’s living in a respectable manner.
Pinginí ~a a shaothrú, to earn a few miserable pennies.
Dá mbeinn ~ pingin a shaothrú, if I were not to earn a penny.
Arán ~, dearly-earned bread.
Is ~ a shaothraigh sé é, he earned it dearly, painfully.
Níl sé ~ ort, you have earned, deserved, it; nobody can grudge it to you.
Thuill sé clú le peannaireacht, he earned a reputation for penmanship.
Is mó do mhála ná do sholáthar, you are not earning your keep.
~ a thuilleamh, to earn reproach, opprobrium.
~ a thuilleamh, to earn respect.
Níl a chuid ag teacht ó ~ chuige, he has to earn his bread.
Do bheatha, do chuid, a shaothrú, to earn one’s living.
Ag saothrú airgid, earning money.
Is maith a shaothraigh tú é, you earned it well; you richly deserve it.
Bheith ar do shaothrú, to be earning, working for wages.
Thabhaigh sé airgead mór, he earned a lot of money.
Bheith chun treafa, to be fit to work, to earn one’s living.
Do chuid, do bheatha, a thuilleamh, to earn one’s living.
Thuill tú mo bhuíochas, you have earned my thanks.
Is túisce ~ ná tuarastal, wages must be earned first.
Bhí ~ maith ann, there was good money to be earned there.