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"An mbéarfaidh tú ar mo pháiste?"

Translation:Will you catch my child?

3 years ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/khmanuel
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Couldn't this be Will you bear my child?

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/galaxyrocker

Without the ar. Beir ar is 'catch'.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/mjkuecker1965

Ok, I'm not assuming the parent is tossing the child to another person, so does that mean, "will you catch my child?" because he's run off, and you know the person you are asking is quicker than you? Or is this mother (or father) tossing her child to another person? I do love these ambiguous phrases. :)

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/scilling
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Like English “catch”, beir ar could have either meaning.

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Faolan2016

arsa Mícheál Jackson

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/SeanTravers
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Could you give my child a good kidnapping, please? That will teach the brat!

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/SeanMeaneyPL
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He said, throwing her from the burning building?

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/JeffFoster14
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... said the mother of the outlaw, appealing to the police.

1 year ago