Words and Phrases
cum guid, cum guid speed at

“cum guid, cum guid speed at”

Meaning:

to do well, become skilled at

NOTE - this is both past and present tense

In Literature:

Excerpt from Tha Goolden Dyuck by BBC Tellytales - translated by Ulster-Scots Language Society

An frae thon oot, Lutek daed gye an weel.
He cum guid speed at tha cobblin – an he leeved blithe an brosie aa his days.


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