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EXACT MATCHES IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
lig ó, v.t. & i. 1. Let go, relinquish. Rud a ~ean uait, to let sth. go; to cede, relinquish, sth. Ná ~ an deis uait, don’t let the chance slip. ~ uait an tslat, let go the rod; put down the rod. ~ sé uaidh a olc, he gave up his evil tendencies. ~ uait an chaint sin, stop that talk. 2. Leak. Tá an corcán ag ~ean uaidh, the pot is leaking. 3. Lit: Send forth. ~ uait do spiorad, send forth thy spirit. Ná ~ uait briathar gan chomhlíonadh, don’t utter a word that you do not mean to keep.
PHRASES IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
Rud a ligean uait ar ~, to let sth. go easily, foolishly.
Bó a ligean ó dháir, to let a cow go past her heat.
Lig sé ~ uaidh é, he let him go unharmed.
Ó ~ tú an fad seo é, since you have let it go this far, have left it so long.
~ an téad chugat is uait, haul on the rope and slacken it (as suits).
~ chugat is uait, practise give and take; live and let live.
~ chugat is uait, give-and-take.
Ná lig uait an téad, don’t let go the rope.
Ná lig ó mhaith é, don’t let it become useless.
Lig sé sceimhealta scaoilte uaidh, he let loose his marauders.
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