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EXACT MATCHES IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
le haghaidh, prep. phrase. 1. For. Le h~ na hoíche, na hócáide, for the night, for the occasion. Le h~ óil, for drinking purposes. Seomra le h~ na gcuairteoirí, a room for (the use of) the visitors. Lena ~ sin, for that purpose. 2. Near; in store for. Le h~ báis, clainne, near death, childbirth. Bhí sé lena h~it was in store for her.
PHRASES IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
An bhean is breátha a chuir a haghaidh le h~, the most beautiful woman ever born.
Duine a cháiliú le haghaidh ruda, to qualify a person for sth.
Le haghaidh na coise tinne, for the rainy day.
Duine a fháil (le haghaidh ruda), to get s.o. (for some purpose).
Lá a ghabháil le haghaidh ruda, to fix a day for sth.
Tú féin a inleadh le haghaidh aistir, to make oneself ready for a journey.
Le haghaidh, faoi choinne, na hócáide, for that very purpose.
Lá a phointeáil le haghaidh ruda, to appoint a day for sth.
~ a dhéanamh (ar theangacha, le haghaidh scrúdaithe), to study (languages, for an examination).
Cuir ~ orthu le haghaidh an gheimhridh, cover them up securely for the winter.
~ a dhéanamh le haghaidh ruda, to make preparations for sth.
Thomhais an táilliúr mé le haghaidh culaithe, the tailor took my measure for a suit.
Ag ~ le haghaidh an chluiche, training for the match.
~ a dhéanamh le haghaidh ruda, to make preparation for sth.
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