Archive for February 23, 2009

Natasha’s proverbs with English meanings

Baba with cart – mares work easier. (we are better off without you; it’s easier for the horse to start when the woman gets off the cart) this proverb about resignation something or decision making.


Wolf’s legs are fed. (the dog that trots about finds a bone, wolves live by their legs) this proverb about that person must be very active all his life.


Than one hundred times to hear, it is better to see once. (one eyewitness is better than two hear-so’s; the proof of the pudding is in the eating) this proverb meaning about travel.


How many wolves do not feed, still in the forest looking? (give the wolf the best food, but he would hanker for the wood; what is bred in the bone will not go out of the flesh) the meaning this proverb self-improvement


Smoke without fire is not. (there is no smoke without fire, nothing is stolen without hands) this proverb about decisions.


Caution is the parent of safety. (God takes care of those who take care of themselves) safety


Looking in the book and saw Fico. ( See nothing) not wish for environment


Case time – fun hour. (there is a time for all things; business before pleasure) the meaning this proverb discipline


Scientists Light and Darkness is not a scientist. (knowledge is light, ignorance is darkness; learning is the eye of the mind) education


You might have a hundred rubles but should have a hundred friends. (rather have a hundred friends than a hundred roubles; a friend in court is better than a penny in purse) friendship


And wants, and tunic, and pain, and no mother orders. (love it so, but mother says no; the cat would eat fish and would not wet her feet) behavior


Do not look, to others still, and see, that you got. (cast no greedy eye at another man’s pie; who invited you to the roast?) greed



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