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welsh on someone

to renege on a bet or an agreement made with someone. (Also spelled welch.) You had better not welsh on me if you know what is good for you. Max welshed on the mob boss and made a lot of trouble for himself.
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welsh on something (with someone)

to renege on a bet or agreement made with someone. (Also spelled welch.) Max welshed on his bet with Lefty. That was not a wise thing to do. It is not wise to welsh on a bet.
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Youth continues to play a vital role in the marketing strategy of Welsh Lamb & Beef Promotions, encouraging the eating of red meat as an important part of a healthy balanced diet.
Deb Sutherland Not surprising, hardly any speak Welsh as only 19% people in Wales speak/understand Welsh and that figure is decreasing (source BBCWales).
I went into a lengthy explanation of how I learned Welsh in school but how it was very different from the Welsh spoken in the community.
She said: "I learnt a little Welsh at school but it was just one lesson a week and it was not enough.
To make this a reality it would take the Welsh speaking minority to stop wallowing in devisive sentiment and seeking to build bridges so non Welsh speaking Welsh people can embrace a culture in which they would want their children to be educated in Welsh.
Should a superior offer be received and accepted, USPI may, subject to certain conditions (including payment of a termination fee), terminate the merger agreement with the Welsh Carson affiliates.
Among the key ndings of the research, which collected data from 400 Welsh speakers, were that about 25% of participants who use Welsh regularly in "real life" use either English only or more English than Welsh on social media sites, 95% say they would like to use more Welsh when on such sites.
Among the key ndings of the research, which collected data from 400 Welsh speakers, were that around 25% of participants who use Welsh regularly in "real life" use either English only or more English than Welsh on social media sites, 95% say they would like to use more Welsh when on such sites.
Welsh Language Board chair Meri Huws said: "With more than one in five of the Welsh population now speaking Welsh, we believe this is a pivotal moment in promoting and developing the Welsh language.
My previous experience as part of a Welsh Carson portfolio company will provide a unique insight in adding value to all stakeholders, and I look forward to working with Welsh Carson's talented investment team to help build upon their proven strategy of enhancing the Firm's leadership position in an increasingly competitive market.
John Roberts Of course if you ask people who don't speak Welsh if they'd rather lose school funding or not have their bins emptied or cut Welsh language provision, they will choose Welsh.
Simon Brooks, secretary of the Welsh-language pressure group Dyfodol i'r Iaith, made the call after new research showed just 36% of Welsh speakers of varying levels of ability aged 16-24 regularly used the language when speaking with friends.
Under existing legislation, Welsh does not have official language status with English.
A PS750,000 fund to encourage Welsh speakers to use Welsh language digital media and technology has been launched by Leighton Andrews at the Urdd Eisteddfod this week.