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EXACT MATCHES IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
thar ceann, 1. On behalf of; for the sake of. Thar do cheann a rinne mé é, I did it on your account. Thar ~ a oinigh, for the sake of his honour. 2. In return for, instead of. Maith thar ~ an oilc, (to return) good for evil. 3. (Prepositional & conjunctive phrase) Thar ~ go, notwithstanding. Thar a cheann sin, moreover. 4. (Bheith) thar cionn, (to be) excellent.
PHRASES IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
Do cheann a chur amach (thar an doras), to put one’s head out (of the door).
Do cheann a chur isteach ar, thar, an ~, to look in the door; to call at the house for a moment.
Gníomhú thar ceann duine, to act on behalf of s.o.
~ thar ceann, head over heels.
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