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"Leanfaidh ar aghaidh leis an leabhar."

Translation:He will continue on with the book.

March 11, 2015



I don't understand ar aghaid in this sentence. Can someone explain?


Lean ar aghaidh is how you say 'continue'


I translated it as, "He will continue with his face in the book." :-)


I do not believe that "continue on" is a normal phrasal verb (at least in American English) — usually just plain "continue" would suffice. There is the phrase "carry on", however — might this not be a better translation of the intended meaning here? Of course "carry on" has a second, totally different sense too.


Perhaps slightly unusual, but I wouldn't discount this translation. I might just leave off the "on" and say, "He will continue with the book."

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