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EXACT MATCHES IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
rith ar, v.i. 1. Run on. Ag ~ ar leac oighir, running on (thin) ice. S.a. tanaí1. 2. Run at, attack. Cat ag ~ ar luch, a cat running at a mouse. 3. Come suddenly upon. ~fidh an Nollaig orainn, Christmas will be on top of us. 4. Spread quickly among. ~ plá is gorta ar an tír, plague and famine swept through the land. 5. Copulate with.
PHRASES IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
Bhí an t-~ dearg air; bhí an t-~ ina rith air, ina chaipín, he was extremely lucky.
Tá sé ag rith ar chos in ~, he will trip himself up.
Bhí a chroí agus a ~nna ag rith ar a chéile, he was labouring from exertion, with excitement.
I rith, ar feadh, na haimsire sin, during all that time.
I rith, ar feadh, an ~a, all the time.
Rith sé lena ~; rith sé i mbarr, i dtánaiste, ar theann, a ~a, he ran for his life.
Siúil, rith, sleamhnaigh, ar, walk, run, slide, on.
Bhí ~ ar mo chroí i ndiaidh an reatha, my heart was beating fast after I had been running.
Ní thagann caonach ar chloch reatha, a rolling stone gathers no moss.
(Ag baint, ag rith) ar ~, (reaping, running) in unison.
Rith ar an ~, to run on the straight, to follow a straight course.
Ná lig dó tús reatha a fháil ort, don’t let him lead you in the race.
Bhí ~ mhadra an dá cháis orm, I was running hither and thither to no purpose.
Tá an t-ádh ina ~ ort, you are extremely lucky.
Tá ~ fada acu ar na sléibhte, they can roam far over the mountains.
Chuir an bia borb ~ air, the rich food made his bowels run.
D’imigh ~ cúirte orm, I missed a court sitting.
~ ar earraí, run on goods.
Tháinig ~ dárach ar na ba an bhliain sin, the cows contracted contagious abortion that year.
Chuir sé cáithníní ag ~ ar mo chraiceann, it made my flesh creep.
Fear ar ~ an saol leis, a man who got on well in life.
Bhí ~ chun reatha orthu, they were eager to race.
Bhí sé rite as mairteoil ach thug sé caoireoil dom ar a ~, he had run out of beef but he gave me mutton instead of it.
Tá tú ag rith ar thanaí, you are on dangerous ground.
Bhí sé ag cur (amach) ~ orainn i rith na hoíche, he was giving us riddles to solve all night.
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