- Used with the preposition do and its derivatives when the relevant person/thing is mentioned.
- Am bu chòir sin a bhith fa-near dhuinn? - Should we take that into consideration?
- thug i an gnothach fa-near dha - she brought the affair to his attention
- thig seo fa-near don riaghaltas - this came to the notice of the government
- bha e fa-near dhomh - it was on my mind