be verb to be
The present tense of the verb to be is used for the perfect tense, e.g. “Ah’m been” I have been “Wir done hid” We have done it (notice the subjunctive form of be, “If thoo bees good Ah’ll gae thee a sweetie”).
- Ah’ll just be I’m just coming
- tae let be to let alone
- tae let be for let be call it quits • I’ll not interfere with you if you don’t interfere with me ☞ “Let be for let be again, as the Harray man said to the crab” “Reminiscences of an Orkney Parish”