"I play and I drink."

Translation:Imrím agus ólaim.

3 years ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/NicholasMc17

Can "olaimid" alone be a reference to alchohol the same way "I drink" is in english

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/lambertsimnel
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The dictionary hints give "Seinnim" as a translation for "I play", but I was marked wrong for that. Can it be used interchangeably with "imrim"? If not, when is it used?

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/galaxyrocker

seinn is used for instruments only (though I learned that it might not necessarily be true in Connemara and certainly isn't for parts)

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/faithsusannah

Still...shouldn't that be an acceptable answer in this case? "I play [an instrument] and I drink?"

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/galaxyrocker

It can be, yes. And should be. But it's not interchangeable

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/faithsusannah

Gotcha. Just wondering if I should report it if it gets marked wrong in the future. Thanks!

3 years ago
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