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Saying in original language: When in Rome, do as the Romans do.
English translation of the saying: When in Rome, do as the Romans do.
Language: English
Meaning in English: When you are out of your milieu, adopt the customs of where you are (a different country, city, subculture, business...)
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"À Rome, faites comme les Romains."
When in Rome, do as the Romans do.
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"A la tierra que fueres, haz lo que vieres"
To the land you would go, do what you would see
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"Jeśli wejdziesz między wrony, musisz krakać tak jak one."
When amongst crows, croak as they do.
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"Andere Länder, andere Sitten"
Other countries, other customs
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"Vilku barā kā vilkam jākauc!"
When in the band of wolves, cry as wolves do!
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