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Saying in original language: Man soll den Tag nicht vor dem Abend loben.
English translation of the saying: You shouldn't praise the day before the evening.
Language: German
Meaning in English: You should only be happy about successes that are final ones, because things might turn out to be different in the end.
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"Sælg ikke skindet før bjørnen er skudt"
Don't sell the bear's skin / fur, before you have shot the bear itself.
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"Пилците се броят наесен."
One counts the chicks in autumn.
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"Don't cross the bridge before you get there."
Don't cross the bridge before you get there.
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