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Saying in original language: Wer schön sein will, muss leiden.
English translation of the saying: The one who wants to be beautiful has to suffer.
Language: German
Meaning in English: This is a very tradtional saying, but still widely used. It means that if you want to be beautiful, than you have to for example wear clothes that are not comfortable. But it can also mean that you have to do for example exercise or eat things that don't taste good in order for your body to become or stay in a good constitution.
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"Vill man vara fin, får man lida pin "
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