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EXACT MATCHES IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
póca, m. (gs. ~, pl. ).Pocket. 1. ~ bríste, casóige, veiste, trouser-, coat-, vest-, pocket. ~ ascaille, inside breast-pocket. ~ tóna, hip-pocket. Bheith ar phócaí folmha, to have empty pockets. Do phócaí a líonadh, to line one’s pockets. Do lámh a chur i do phóca, to put one’s hand in one’s pocket, to spend some money. Bheith as ~ le rud, to be out of pocket by reason of sth. Is beag as a phóca é, it costs him little; he can well afford it. 2. Tá ~ teann aige, he has a well-lined purse. Dá mbeadh ~ agam lena chur ann, if I had a pouch in which to put it. Chuir sé airgead i mo phóca, he enabled me to make some money. 3. Bill:Liathróid a chur i b~, to pocket a ball.
PHRASES IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
~ póca, pocket-money.
Bain as do phóca é, take it out of your pocket.
Póca ~e, inner coat-pocket.
~ do lámh as do phóca, take your hand out of your pocket.
Chomh ~ le cat a mbeadh póca air, as proud as Punch.
~ i do phóca é, put it in your pocket.
Chaill mé as mo phóca féin leis, I had to pay for it out of my own pocket.
~ póca, pocket-handkerchief.
Rud a chur i mála, i gcomhad, i do phóca, to put sth. in a bag, in a file cover, in one’s pocket.
síos i bpoll, i do phóca, to put sth. down into a hole, into one’s pocket.
Ní raibh mo phóca ~ dom, my pocket could not bear the expense of it.
~ pingin ina phóca, without a penny in his pocket.
Cuir i do phóca é, put it in your pocket.
~ i dteach, i gcúinne, i bpóca duine, in a house, a corner, s.o.’s pocket.
~ póca, flash-lamp.
~ póca, gearrthóg, pocket-, scrap-, book.
~ póca, flap of pocket.
~ póca, pocket handkerchief.
Ag ~adh pócaí, picking pockets.
~ póca, pick-pocket.
~ póca, pocket-pistol.
~ sé síos ina phóca é, he shoved it quickly into his pocket.
Shac sé síos ina phóca é, he thrust it into his pocket.
~ phóca, pocket-knife, penknife.
Tá sé aige ~ ina phóca, this fellow has it in his pocket.
Pócaí a ~adh, to pick pockets.
Póca, sparán, ~, well-filled pocket, purse.
Dá dtéadh mo phóca faoi dom, if my pocket could bear it.
~ i bpoll, ina phóca, faoin talamh, down in a hole, in his pocket, under the ground.
Bhí mo phóca ~ leis, I was out of pocket by it.
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