IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
Níl aon ~ iontu, le baint astu, they are of no use.
Níl ~ olc iontu, there is no harm in them.
Saighdiúirí calma a bheadh iontu, they would have made brave soldiers.
Tá an ~ iontu, they are a filthy lot.
Tá an ~ ceart iontu, they are of the right quality.
Níl iontu ach ~í, they are only tokens, almost worthless.
Ní raibh mé ach ag iarraidh foighne a chur iontu, I was only trying to get them to be patient.
Níl ~ a gcoda iontu go fóill, they are not able to make out for themselves yet.
Níl ~ ar bith iontu, they are shallow, superficial.
Níor fhan maith ar bith iontu, they ceased to be any good.
Ní raibh seasamh an fhóid iontu, they were unable to stand up for themselves.
Tá ~ airgid iontu, there is money to be made out of them.
Níor ghéill sé riamh iontu, he never believed in them.
Bhí ~ teasa iontu, they were tingling with heat, in a glow.
Tá an mhaith agus an t-olc iontu, there is good and evil in them.
Bhí eitinn iontu, they were prone to tuberculosis.
Nach iad atá réchúiseach iontu féin? Aren’t they very lackadaisical?
Tá airde ag teacht iontu, they are getting very tall.
Tá ~ ualaigh iontu, they can carry a load.
Ná cuir aon ~ iontu, take no notice of them.
Cad é an mhéid atá iontu? What size are they?
Níl ~ ná meáchan iontu, they have neither size nor weight, are only puny things.
Níl ~ ceart póir iontu, they haven’t the right quality for seeding.
Níl iontu ach ~, they are small fry.
Tá an ~ sin iontu, they have that haughty streak in them.
~ mbeadh iontu ach conamar, even if they were only scrap.
Tá an ~ iontu, they tend to be red-haired.
Bhí an t~ iontu riamh, they always persevered in the face of difficulties.
Chuir sé ~ den mhadra iontu, he set the dog at them.
Shaighid sé an madra iontu, he set the dog at them.
Bhí an t~ riamh iontu, they were always greedy.
Tá an ~ iontu, they are a foul lot.
Chuir na hurchair ~ iontu, the shots scattered them.
Chuaigh ~ iontu, they scattered in all directions.
Ná cuir ~ iontu, don’t throw them into a panic.
Tháinig ~ iontu, they took fright.
Chuir sé ~ iontu, he terrified them.
Chuir sé ~ iontu, he scattered them, put them to flight.
Ghlac ~ iontu mé, I felt compassion for them.
Tá ~ na láimhe iontu, they are light-fingered, given to pilfering.
Fuair mé ~ iontu, I got them cheap.
Na rudaí is mó a gcuirim ~ iontu, the things that strike me most.
Chuir an braon beag ~ iontu, the little drop cheered them up.
Cuir ~ iontu, steady them down.
Chuir sin ~ iontu, that set them up, provided the basis for their support.
Níl ~ ná téagar iontu, they have neither size nor substance.