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"We cleaned the house before they came."

Translation:Ghlanamar an teach sular tháinig siad.

April 20, 2015

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

is roimb also correct in this instance?


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

No. roimh isn't used as the 'before' that comes before verbs.


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

Go raibh maith agat.


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

Good summary of the difference between sula and roimh here (click on the poster): http://www.spraoi-online.com/index.php/products/classroom/107-roimh-v-sula

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