IN FOCLÓIR GAEILGE—BÉARLA
Tharraing sé lena ~ air, he struck at it as hard as he could.
Tá uair againn lena dhéanamh, we have an hour in which to do it.
An rud atá in ~ lena thoil, what he really wishes.
Níl sé in ~ lena chroí, he is not sincere about it.
Ag imeacht lena ~, making off with his bundle, swag.
Níl an t-~ agam lena dhéanamh, I haven’t the time to do it.
Bhí sé ~ lena chuid airgid, leis an ól, he was over-generous with his money, with drink.
D’imigh sé lena ~ orthu, he escaped with his life from them.
Rith sé lena ~; rith sé i mbarr, i dtánaiste, ar theann, a ~a, he ran for his life.
Chomh dócha lena ~, as likely as not.
lena bhéal é, I said it to his face.
~ Dé lena anam, God rest his soul.
D’imigh sé lena bheo orthu, he escaped with his life from them.
Ní fheicfidh tú é lena bheo ná lena mharbh; ní fheicfidh tú a bheo ná a mharbh, you will not see him alive or dead.
Dá mbeadh a bheo chomh díreach lena mharbh, if he were as straight in life as in death.
Bhroid sé lena uillinn mé, he nudged me with his elbow.
Tá deireadh lena bhuairt, his troubles are over.
Tá sé ~ lena chomharsana, he is at variance with, different from, his neighbours.
An rud ba bhunsiocair lena bhás, what really brought about his death.
Tá ~ aige lena chuid cainte, he has first-hand authority for what he states; he knows what he is talking about.
Bhí sé ~ lena mhuintir féin, he was callous towards his own people.
Lena aghaidh a ~adh é, it was designed for that purpose.
Cad é atá ~ lena lámh? What’s the matter with his hand?
Lena cheart (féin) a thabhairt dó, to give him his due.
An chaoi cheart lena dhéanamh, the right way to do it.
Lena rá mar is ~, to say it properly.
Ag siúl le chéile, lena chéile, walking together; courting.
Ag cur lena chéimíocht, befitting his rank.
~ dócha lena athrach, as likely as not.
~ na máthar lena clann, a mother’s leaning towards her children.
Chleacht siad fíon lena gcuid, they were accustomed to take wine with their food.
Níor chloígh sé lena ghealltanas, he did not abide by his promise.
Chnag sé lena dhorn, le bata, é, he struck him hard with his fist, with a stick.
Bhí ~ déanta lena anam aige, he had given himself up for lost.
Bhí ~ cúir lena bhéal, he was foaming at the mouth.
Lena chóir (féin) a thabhairt dó, to give him his due.
Bhí sé ~ lena chomharsana, he was fair-minded, generous, towards his neighbours.
Tá ~ lena shaol air, he is marked for life.
Tá a chomharthaí lena chois, he looks the part; ‘signs on it’.
Ag siúl lena chois, walking along with him.
A chú lena chois, his hound at his side, keeping pace with him.
Cuireadh a chlú lena chois, his reputation followed him.
Lena chois sin, along with that; besides.
Tá sé ~ lena athair, he is like his father.
Dá mbeidís ag cur lena g~, if they were as good as they look.
Tá a chosúlacht lena chois, it is self-evident.
Tá sé ~ lena chuid oibre, he is up to date with his work.
Mar atá Dia lena chréatúir, as God is to His creatures.
Ag ~ lena chuid, nibbling at his food.
Chuach sí lena hucht é, she hugged him to her breast.