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they

pronoun
pronoun
1 pronoun subject of verbssiad  c m uiad  c m u
► (with verbs in Irish except the copula)
siad  c m uthey're sick tá siad tinnthey don't drink coffee ní ólann siad caifethey didn't fall níor thit siadthey'll come back tiocfaidh siad ar aisthey'd buy a car cheannóidís carrthey ate it, didn't they? d'ith siad é, nár ith?'Did they call?' 'They did.' 'Ar ghlaoigh siad?' 'Ghlaoigh.'
► (with copula in Irish)
iad  c m uthey're vegetarians is feoilséantóirí iad, feoilséantóirí is ea iadthey were teachers ba mhúinteoirí iad, múinteoirí ba ea iad'Are they the winners?' 'They are.' 'An iad na buaiteoirí iad?' 'Is iad.''Are they experts?' 'They are.' 'An saineolaithe iad?' 'Is ea.'
► (with verb and preposition phrases in Irish)
they don't care is cuma leothey had no money ní raibh aon airgead acuthey'll need time beidh am ag teastáil uathu'Will they succeed?' 'They will, of course.' 'An éireoidh leo?' 'Éireoidh, cinnte.'
► (in passive structures)
iad  c m uthey got injured gortaíodh iadthey'll be disqualified dícháileofar iad
2 pronoun emphatic or comparative form of subject of verbssiadsan  c m uiadsan  c m u
► (with verbs in Irish except the copula)
siadsan  c m uthey're very good tá siadsan an-mhaiththey'll come back tiocfaidh siadsan ar aisthey and I are staying tá siadsan agus mise ag fanacht, tá siad féin agus mé féin ag fanacht'Who won?' 'They did.' 'Cé a bhuaigh?' 'Iadsan.'
► (with copula in Irish)
iadsan  c m uthey're good players is imreoirí maithe iadsan, imreoirí maithe is ea iadsanthey were teachers ba mhúinteoirí iadsan, múinteoirí ba ea iadsan'Are they the winners?' 'They are.' 'An iadsan na buaiteoirí?' 'Is iad.''Are they experts?' 'They are.' 'An saineolaithe iadsan?' 'Is ea.'
► (with verb and preposition phrases in Irish)
they had no money ní raibh aon airgead acusanthey'll need help beidh cabhair ag teastáil uathusan, beidh cuidiú de dhíth orthusan'Will they succeed?' 'They will, of course.' 'An éireoidh leosan?' 'Éireoidh, cinnte.'
► (in passive structures)
iadsan  c m uthey got injured gortaíodh iadsanthey'll be nominated instead of you ainmneofar iadsan in bhur n-áitse
Taispeáin iontráil iomlán 
3 pronoun formal usage after 'be'iad  c m uit is they is iad atá annit was they who won ba iad a bhuaigh
► (emphatic form)
iadsan  c m uit is they iadsan atá annit was they who won iadsan a bhuaigh
4 pronoun any personan té  c m uan duine  c m uaon duine  c m uthey who are without sin an té atá saor ó pheaca 5 pronoun people in generalthey say you can't learn rhythm deirtear nach féidir rithim a fhoghlaimit couldn't be done, they said ní fhéadfaí é a dhéanamh, a dúradh 6 pronoun with indefinite or collective pronounsiad  c m uiad  c m uanyone who thinks they're too qualified aon duine a cheapann go bhfuil sé rócháilithe, duine ar bith a shíleann go bhfuil sé rócháilitheno one believed they could do it níor chreid aon duine go bhféadfaidís é a dhéanamh, níor chreid duine ar bith go dtiocfadh leo é a dhéanamh 7 pronoun with singular subject to avoid specifying genderask the teacher if they're willing to help fiafraigh den mhúinteoir an bhfuil sé sásta cabhrú 8 pronoun referring to group or body of peoplesiad  c m uiad  c m uthe government say they'll amend the bill deir an rialtas go leasóidh siad an billewe asked the board if they agreed with the decision d'fhiafraíomar den bhord ar aontaigh siad leis an gcinneadh

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