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Can You Speak Irish?

Although they speak English in Ireland, you may not always understand what is being said.

See if you can match each Irish word with its meaning.

A. Dead on 1. Get to work
B. Get on like a house on fire 2. Good dancer
C. Snapper 3. Vacations
D. Handy with his feet 4. Chat
E. Deadly 5. Get along well with someone
F. Holliers 6. Cool, Great
G. Jammy 7. Ice Cream Cone
H. I've got a mouth on me 8. Lucky
I. Chinwag 9. Baby, Child
J. Perishing 10. Freezing
K. Poke 11. Great, perfect
L. Pull your socks up 12. I'm hungry

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