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"Cailleann a chat gach oíche."

Translation:He loses his cat every night.

September 8, 2014

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

If it's the yob who was washing his cat in the last lesson, I'm not surprised.

February 16, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/mjkuecker1965

What's a yob?

July 3, 2015

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

it's a slangword for "rowdy" or "beatnik" (i think the second would be more appropriate in this case)

July 27, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/LouMimzy1

Isnt there a girl that rescues a cat every day in the other lesson? I wonder if its the same cat and if so is he losing his cat on purpose to talk to her. #LoveStory

April 1, 2017

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

Oh I had not thought of that! I was thinking it might be a euphemism for something else.

August 16, 2018

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

I guess the cat comes back, the very next day? It just wouldn't stay away?

May 17, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Hajo201855

Does this sentence make some kind of sense in Irish that gets lost in translation? Is it maybe an idiomatic way of saying "His cat runs away from him every night"? Or does it sound just as weird?

September 27, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/SatharnPHL
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It means exactly the same in Irish as it does in English.

September 27, 2019
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