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Saying in original language: Shuffle your feet, lose your seat.
English translation of the saying: Shuffle your feet, lose your seat.
Language: English
Meaning in English: If you leave your seat, somebody else will take it.
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"Qui va à la chasse perde sa place."
He who goes to hunt loses his place.
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"Chi va via perde il posto all'osteria."
Who goes away loses his place in the tavern.
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"Quien fue a Sevilla perdió la silla."
He/she who went to Seville lost their chair.
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"Weggegangen, Platz vergangen"
Gone away, seat/place bygone
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"Защо мъртвите не си стават от местата? Щото някой ще им ги вземе"
Why the dead don't get out of their places? Because someone will take it from them.
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