"Sugar is on the pork" was not accepted. Would that be said a bit differently, then?
I was able to say "The chicken is on the plate" for "Ta an sicin ar an bplata" (apologies for missing accents), but maybe the definite articles made the difference. I admit that the "There is sugar..." version sounds more natural in English when talking about pork, but what about "Sugar is on the table"? Thanks!