Portuguese Proverbs


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We have not saddled and yet we are riding.

When the cucumber is small, you can warp it easier.

Where you tell your secret you surrender your freedom.

Threatened folks eat bread.

To make an error is human; pushing the same error is dumb.

Truth and oil come to the surface.

Well begun is half done.

When the old dog barks, he gives counsel.

Where you were a page, be not an esquire.

Three brothers, three fortresses.

To promise much means giving little.

Two eyes see better than only one.

What can't be cured, must be endured.

When the ox falls, there are many that will help to kill him.

While there's life, there's hope.

Three or four daily will bring you to the bottom of the sack.

to sail is necessary, survive is not necessary.

Two eyes see more than one.

What is another's always sighs for its master.

When the wine is in, the wit is out.

Whilst the tall maid is stooping, the little one sweeps the house.

Throw that bone to another dog.

To sell honey to one who keeps hives.

Under a shabby cloak may be a smart drinker.

What is bought is cheaper than a gift.

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