IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
Is agat is fearr é, it is better in your possession.
Ise an ~ is fearr dom, she is my best security.
Is fearr ~ na srathrach ná iasacht na diallaite, a bird in the hand is worth two in the bush.
Is fearr é ná a ~, it is better than nothing.
Is fearr ~ amháin romhat ná dhá ~ i do dhiaidh, foresight is better than hindsight.
Dá mhéad é is ~ is fearr é, the bigger (it is) the better.
Níl aon leigheas ~ is fearr ná é, there is no better remedy known.
Is iad is fearr ~ is amach, they are by far the best.
An rud is fearr liom, the thing I prefer.
Níos fearr ~, better still.
Is fearr ~ ná iomad, ‘better enough than too much’.
Is fearr duit an baile a bhaint amach, you had better go, make for, home.
Is fearr ~ den lá ná dhá bhanlámh den oíche, it is better to start early than to work late.
~ gan leigheas foighne is fearr air, what can’t be cured must be endured.
Tá fear is fearr ná tú, there is a better man than you.
Is fearr bothán ~ ná caisleán gortach, a cabin with plenty of food is better than a hungry castle.
An rud is fearr ar ~, the best thing of all.
As a bhlaiseadh is fearr é, a little of it tastes good.
Is fearr suí ar an scáth ná suí ar an m~ folamh, a bad bush is better than the open field.
Is fearr go mall, go deireanach, ná go ~, better late than never.
Is fearr dúinn dul faoi bhráid an tí, we had better make for the house.
Is é an ~ réidh is fearr, easy does it; the quiet life is best.
Cá fearr dúinn anseo? Is it any better for us to be here?
Is fearr duit a chabhair ná a chealg, it is better for you to have him on your side than against you.
~ é is fearr leat? What do you prefer?
Cé acu ceann is fearr leat? Which one do you prefer?
Cé acu againn is fearr leat? Which of us do you prefer?
Is fearr é ná ~ fear a bhfuil aithne agam orthu, he is better than many men I know.
Fuair sé an ~ is fearr orm, he gained the advantage over me.
Tá siad níos fearr ná a cheapfá díobh, they are better than you might imagine.
Is fearr lán doirn de cheird ná lán mála d’ór, a handful of skill is better than a bagful of gold.
~ duine is fearr leat, whatever person you prefer.
An fear is fearr ar a chine, the best man of his breed.
Is fearr dúinn a bheith ag ciorrú an bhóthair, we had better be off.
Is fearr ~ ná spadaí, it is better to be left-handed than heavy-footed.
Tá sé ~ beag níos fearr mar sin, it is a shade better like that.
Tá ~ is fearr ná sin agam, I can go one better than that.
An ~ is fearr ina sciathán, his mainstay.
Is fearr ~ ná conách, a good name is better than riches.
Do chlúid féin is fearr, one’s own fireside is the best.
Is fearr cuid ar leith ná ~, it is better to share things round than to scramble for them.
Is fearr greim de choinín ná dhá ghreim de chat, quality is better than quantity.
Is fearr marcaíocht ar ghabhar ná ~ dá fheabhas, anything is better than walking, half a loaf is better than no bread.
An chos is fearr a bhí aige, his best support.
~im gur agat is fearr a fhios, I suppose you know best.
Sin an ~ is fearr air, that is the best evidence for it.
An chuid is lú de is é is fearr, the less of it the better.
Is fearr uaigneas maith ná droch-chuideachta, it is better to be alone than in bad company.
Ba cheart duit do ghnó a chur chun cinn níos fearr ná sin, you should do better than that to promote your business.
Dá óige é is amhlaidh is fearr é, the younger he is the better.