News 9 Irish Phrases to Use This St. Patrick's Day -- Find Out What They Mean! By Rachel Maresca 5:01 AM PDT, March 17, 2017 Getty Images They say everyone is Irish on St. Patrick’s Day, but if you want to score some extra points with those who hail from the Emerald Isle, learn these phrases! MORE: 9 Reasons You Should Never Pinch Someone on St. Patrick's Day Find out what they mean below:1. Phrase: “Sure, it's grand.” Decoded: It’s fine (sometimes meant with sarcasm). 2. Phrase: What’s the craic? Decoded: What’s up? What’s going on? Also, “craic” can refer to great fun. via GIPHY 3. Phrase: “That’s gas.” Decoded: Really funny. 4. Phrase: “Last night was deadly.” Decoded: Best time of your life. 5. Phrase: “We're just going out for one.” Decoded: We most likely be out for many. via GIPHY6. Phrase: “That yoke over there." Decoded: Literally a word in place of any item, person or thing. 7. Phrase: “Acting the maggot.” Decoded: You’re acting, well, foolish. 8. Phrase: “Go away, will ya?”Decoded: I don't believe it. 9. Phrase: Sláinte! Decoded: Irish Gaelic for “Cheers.” via GIPHY8 Hottest Irish Stars in Hollywood -- Hear Their Swoonworthy Accents! This video is unavailable because we were unable to load a message from our sponsors. If you are using ad-blocking software, please disable it and reload the page.