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EXACT MATCHES IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
caith le, v.t. Throw at. Chaith sé cloch, urchar, liom, he threw a stone, fired a shot at me. Chaith sé achasán, mionnaí móra, liom, he cast a reproach, hurled curses, at me. Ná ~ an focal gránna sin liom, don’t use that ugly word against me. S.a. I 3 (c).
PHRASES IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
Caith ~ leis, take time at it, don’t rush it.
Ná caith le h~ é, don’t throw it away.
~ le saighead, shot with an arrow.
Ag ~eamh le himirt is ag ~eamh le hól, wasting money on gambling and drink. (ii) (Of care, energy, etc.)
Tá an saol caite suas aige leis féin, he has given up hope of advancement in life.
11. ~ le fána, downward slope.
Ag caitheamh ~eacha Béarla linn, addressing us in grandiloquent English.
Ag caitheamh ~í leo, swearing at them.
Níl ann ach caitheamh ~eanna (le taobh), it is only child’s-play (compared to).
Ná caith do dhintiúir leis, don’t waste your talents, your time, at it.
Caitheamh le ~, downward pitch; shelving.
Caith do ~ leis, you may ‘throw your hat at it’, may as well give it up.
Ná caith an hata sin leis, don’t wear that hat with it.
Ná caith do shaol le díomhaointeas, don’t spend your life in idleness.
~ le caitheamh, ready to wear.
Caitheann sé an focal is measa ina phluc leo, he uses vile language against them.
Ag caitheamh ~í cloch le chéile, throwing chips of stone at each other.
Ag caitheamh ~ liom, sparring at me; having a dig at me.
Tá mo theanga caite leo, I am tired talking to them.
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