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19 September 2014

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Excuses
Colin is walking home from a night in the pub. He bumps into David and Merv who invite him for a nightcap. Colin tries to make his excuses and leave.

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Would you like to come to ours for a drink?Am bu toigh leat tighinn thugainn airson deoch?
Yes I would. Thanks.Bu toil. Tapadh leibh.
Yes I would. I'm free.Bu toil. Tha mi saor.
Yes I would. Great.Bu toil. Sgoinneil.
Yes I would. Indeed.Bu toil. Gu dearbh.
Yes I would. Let's go.Bu toil. Tiugainn.
No. I'm busy .Cha bu toil. Tha mi trang.
No. I'm tired.Cha bu toil. Tha mi sgìth.
No. I'm ill.Cha bu toil. Tha mi tinn.
No. It's late.Cha bu toil. Tha e anmoch.
No. I'm in a hurry.Cha bu toil. Tha cabhag orm.
No. I don't have time.Cha bu toil. Chan eil tìde agam.
Yes I would. Thanks.Bu toil tapadh leibh.
Yes thanks. That would be nice.Bu toil tapadh leibh. Bhiodh sin math.
Yes thanks. That would be great.Bu toil tapadh leibh. Bhiodh sin sgoinneil.
Yes thanks. I'd like that.Bu toil tapadh leibh. Chòrdadh sin rium.
Yes thanks. Let's go.Bu toil tapadh leibh. Tiugainn.
Yes thanks. I'd like that.Bu toil tapadh leibh. Chòrdadh sin rium.
Thanks but I've got a headache.Tapadh leibh ach tha mo cheann goirt.
Thanks but I'm washing my hair.Tapadh leibh ach tha mi a' nighe m' fhalt.
Thanks but I don't drink much.Tapadh leibh ach cha bhi mi ag òl mòran.
Thanks but I'm meeting a friend.Tapadh leibh ach tha mi a' coinneachadh ri caraid.
Thanks but I've got a stomach ache.Tapadh leibh ach tha mo stamag goirt.
Thanks but I've got a back ache.Tapadh leibh ach tha mo dhruim goirt.


footnotes 'Da is a shortened form of GYDA (with), and causes an aspirate mutation

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