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"Bha an t-uisge ann agus tha mi bog fliuch."

Translation:It was raining and I am soaking wet.

February 19, 2020



In English you would use the Present Perfect Continuous with the first verb as this action has some relevance now, i.e. the fact that you are soaking (wet). So "it has been raining" would be a better English translation. However, I have not yet come across a Present Perfect tense in Gaelic, if there is one.


Not necessarily. If the rain has stopped, you would say "It was raining."


But not "there was rain... "?

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