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  5. "Tá uimhreacha nua aige."

" uimhreacha nua aige."

Translation:He has new numbers.

June 25, 2015

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

Would this be used to say he has new numbers as in He has a new telephone number? or He has new numbers to show in an accounting or sales chart?


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

It could be used to refer to multiple telephone numbers; I don’t know if the “financial information” meaning could also be translated by uimhreacha.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/JeffFoster14

Does the illicit gambling known as "the numbers game" exist in Ireland?


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

No. Gambling is not as heavily regulated outside the US, so it not as lucrative for criminal involvement (that's not to say that there so no such thing as illegal gambling, but it doesn't involved the small money that "the numbers game" encompasses). The phrase "a numbers game" only carries the connotation of who can drum up the most support.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/GeorgeHorv4

Does having state monopolies only cover "not as heavily regulated"?


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

We don't have state monopolies only; there are plenty of private gambling companies, and they cause enough problems without the national lottery. The high streets are waist deep in slots houses.

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