Old Irish Sayings.1. It would fit Fionn Mac Cumail. (Said when a garment is much too large.2. You can't make a silk purse out of a sows ear. (Means if a person is very ignorant and clownish it is impossible to make them cultured).3. Making a mountain out of a molehill. (Means exaggeration).4. All his geese are swans. (Means exaggeration).5. Counting his chickens before they are hatched. (Means making sure of a thing before it happens.6. Building castles in the air. (Means filling yourself up with false ideas and they all come to nothing).7. It all went off in a bottle of smoke. (Means it fizzled out and was nothing in the end, said in reference to an argument or a fight).
(leanann ar an chéad leathanach eile)