QUIZ: Can you remember what all these Irish phrases from school mean?
If you were paying attention in school, you should be alright here.
Remember your Irish oral exam?
Remember how your teacher insisted that you should learn off a list of expressions and phrases that you could bust out in every situation, and your examiner would be immediately impressed? Well, let's see whether or not you were listening.
Ignore the fact that the examiner was probably wise to the fact that 30 kids would come in consecutively with the same set of phrases learned off and bursting at the seams to get them out.
To this day, I still haven't felt that same level of satisfaction and relief that I felt when I finally got the modh coinníollach out, but the few phrases that we all had to learn off were paramount.
And we're not looking for the exact word-for-word translation, just the general meaning.
Take the quiz here to find out just how much of a Gaeilgeoir you are. Go n-éirí an t-ádh leat!