IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
Bhíodh comórtais ann, competitions used to be held.
Ní hé féin ba mheasa ach na ~a a bhíodh amuigh uaidh, he himself was not too bad but for his hirelings.
Bhíodh cead iomartais ar dhuine ar ócáid mar sin, a person could be subjected to weird influences on an occasion like that.
Bhíodh an cú leis ar iall, he used to take the hound on a leash.
~ b’fhada a shaol bhíodh sé ag caint ort, he talked about you ever and always.
Na fianna a bhíodh do do ~, the warrior bands who served under your command.
Is ann a bhíodh mo shiúl, it is the place I used to frequent.
Is ann a bhíodh mo thaisteal, that is where I used to go.
Is ann a bhíodh mo tharraingt, it is where I was wont to go.
~ (is) mar a bhíodh sé, compared with how he used to be.
Nuair a bhíodh m’athair, ~ air, ag cur comhairle orainn, when my late father used to counsel us.