"I have the rice."
Translation:Tá an rís agam.
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There are two ways to look at this. If you start with the English sentence, and decide that "I" is the subject, and "rice" is the object, then the Irish sentence is bí + object + ag + subject - VOS.
If you start with the Irish sentence, then "rice" is the subject of the verb ("the rice is") and "I" is the object - VSO.