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allas na ngéag

Figurative idiom

Headwords

allas, géag

Description

Obair fhisiciúil, diansaothar.

Corpus examples

  • Bhí taithighe acu ar bheith i bhfochair an rí, "a gcíos díolta agus díon ar a dtighthibh," agus a dtuarastal ag teacht chucha gan allus. B'éigean dóibh imtheacht abhaile agus a mbeatha bhaint a h-allus a ngéag. Bhíodar ar buile chun an rí.

Cross-references

Additional explanation

  • Obair fhisiciúil le maireachtaint, the sweat of your brow.
  • Obair láimhe.
  • Ag obair ana-dhian.
  • Sweat of their brow.
  • Brí soiléir – 'sweat of my brow' sa Bhéarla.
  • Obair dheacair láimhe seachas obair chapaill nó daimh.
  • "Allas na ngéag" = obair chruaidh láimhe.

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