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proverb [German hum. proverb, meaning "One has to be brave." or "One mustn't be oversensitive to pain.", literally: "An Indian knows no pain."]Ein Indianer kennt keinen Schmerz. [hum.]
saw [proverb, maxim]
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Spruch {m} [Sprichwort, Maxime]
lit. rhet. paroemia [rhetorical proverb]Parömie {f}
Beggars can't be choosers. [proverb]Bettler können nicht wählerisch sein.
proverb quote Coming events cast their shadows before. [Thomas Campbell] [proverb also: Coming events cast their shadow before.]Kommende Ereignisse werfen ihre Schatten voraus.
Short visits make long friends. [proverb]Kurze Besuche verlängern die Freundschaft.
proverb The Kurds have no friends but the mountains. [Kurdish proverb]Die Kurden haben keine Freunde außer den Bergen. [kurdisches Sprichwort]
You don't shoot an ambulance. [also fig.] [French proverb] [also: Don't shoot the ambulance.]Man schießt nicht auf einen Krankenwagen. [auch fig.] [vgl. Auf ein Lazarett schießt man nicht.]
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