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chi non tura bucolìn, tura bucone

Submitted by annabellanna on Mon, 05/11/2018 - 13:03

Idiomatic translations of "chi non tura bucolìn, ..."

English
A stitch in time saves nine
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English
Who repairs not his gutters repairs his whole house
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English
Do not spoil the ship(sheep) for a ha'porth (halfpennyworth) of tar
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French
Mieux vaut prévenir que guérir.
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French
Un point à temps en épargne cent.
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Hindi
वक्त का एक टाँका बेवक्त के सौ टाँकों से बढकर है
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English, French #1, #2
Serbian
Bolje sprečiti nego lečiti.
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Meanings of "chi non tura bucolìn, ..."

Italian

a not- mended little hole, will grow soon becoming a very large one; we need to act promptly in order the situation don't get worse.

Explained by annabellanna on Mon, 05/11/2018 - 13:03
Explained by annabellanna
Siamo sicuri sia italiano? Mi sembra un regionalismo... - DarkJoshua 2 weeks ago
Una volta i vecchi parlavano a detti come questo. In realtà mi sembra che sia il lessico che la sintassi possano essere ricondotti a un italiano standard ricalcato sul famoso fiorentino colto di metà Ottocento. - annabellanna 2 weeks ago