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    Default Patience pays meaing

    Hello everyone.

    What does it mean? I find this phrase on the tag of my tea and I really don't undertsand what it mean.

    Thanks in advance.
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    Default Re: Patience pays meaing

    Quote Originally Posted by Boris Tatarenko View Post
    Hello everyone.

    What does it mean? I find this phrase on the tag of my tea and I really don't undertsand what it mean.

    Thanks in advance.
    Boris.
    Hi!

    First, I like your avatar!

    Second, I think it should be 'Patience pays off': You will be rewarded for being patient.

    Not a teacher!

    Last edited by virus99; 21-Sep-2013 at 20:03.

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    Default Re: Patience pays meaing

    Quote Originally Posted by Boris Tatarenko View Post
    Hello everyone.

    What does it mean? I find this phrase on the tag of my tea and I really don't undertsand what it mean.

    Thanks in advance.
    Boris.
    "Patience pays (off)" means that you will be rewarded for patience. (not always true)

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    Default Re: Patience pays meaing

    Quote Originally Posted by MikeNewYork View Post
    "Patience pays (off)" means that you will be rewarded for patience. (not always true)
    Yes, but the OP is asking about "Patience pays mea[n]ing", I think. Perhaps he needs to read the tea leaves again to make sure of the quote.

    Oh, I just realised that he could be trying to ask the meaning of "Patience pays". If that's the case, Boris, it's very important that you learn to delineate your examples in some way. We normally use quote marks.

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    Default Re: Patience pays meaing

    If it says "Patience pays" on the tag attached to your teabag, it means "If you are patient and give your tea time to infuse, you will appreciate the flavour of it more than you would if you were to be impatient and drink it too soon.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    If it says "Patience pays" on the tag attached to your teabag, it means "If you are patient and give your tea time to infuse, you will appreciate the flavour of it more than you would if you were to be impatient and drink it too soon.
    It could also mean that the tea company uses patience in letting their tea trees grow for longer to get a richer taste instead of cutting them as soon as they are mature. Maybe patience is part of their whole marketing campaign.
    What brand is it, Boris?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Raymott View Post
    It could also mean that the tea company uses patience in letting there tea trees grow for longer to get a richer taste instead of cutting them as soon as they are mature. Maybe patience is part of their whole marketing campaign.
    What brand is it, Boris?
    Yes, that's possible.

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