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Bhí sé ar an tábla

Here are some common prepositions.

agat
as out of
lewith
chuig / goto
iin
aron
dofor
de of
roimhbefore
tharover
faoiunder
about
ó from
idirbetween / both

Try to pick out the preposition in each sentence below, then translate the whole sentence into English.

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Chuaigh mé ar eitleán.

ar - on

I went on a plane.

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Fuair mé cárta ó mo mhamaí.

ó - from

I got a card from my mum.

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Chuaigh mé le mo chairde.

le - with

I went with my friends.

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Bhí sé ar an tábla.

ar - on

It was on the table.

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Cheannaigh mé cárta do mo mhamaí.

do - for

I bought a card for my mum.