European Sayings, Proverbs and Idiomatic Expressions
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"Man soll den Tag nicht vor dem Abend loben."
You shouldn't praise the day before the evening.
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"mas vale pajaro en mano que ciento volando"
A bird in the hand is more worthy than one hundred flying
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"Meglio un uovo oggi che una gallina domani."
Better an egg today than a chicken tomorrow.
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"Mettere il carro dvanti ai buoi."
To put the cart before the horse.
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"Mettre quelqu'un en boîte"
Put someone in a box
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"Mieux vaut un que deux tu l'auras."
Better value one than two which you will have.
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"Mit dem falschen Fuss aufgestanden sein"
To have gotten up with the wrong foot
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"Mit jemandem ist nicht gut Kirschen essen."
With someone it is not good eating cherries.
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"Mit Kanonen nach Spatzen schiessen."
To shoot with cannons after sparrows
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"Mit offenen Karten spielen"
To play with open cards
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