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"Dylwn i roi'r gorau i smygu."

Translation:I should give up smoking.

May 18, 2016

7 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/AnCatDubh

I don’t quite get the structure of this sentence.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ibisc

rhoi'r gorau i is a common idiom for 'giving up, to give up'.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/AnCatDubh

Doesn’t it literally mean ‘give the best’?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ibisc

rhoi'r gorau i... - literally '*giving the best to...', but correctly translated as 'giving up..., to give up...'


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/StephenDunscombe

Which (at least in my idiolect) is an idiom for "say goodbye to".


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ajHenrot

Is 'quit smoking' also correct?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ibisc

Yes. Now added. Thank you for the suggestion.

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