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    Question Proverb

    We have a Polish proverb, "Don't praise a day before a sunset." Is there anything like this in English?

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    Don't count your chickens until they've hatched.

    Is that the same idea- wait until the results are in.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tdol View Post
    Don't count your chickens until they've hatched.

    Is that the same idea- wait until the results are in.
    Yes, it is exactly the same meaning. Thanks, Tdol.

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    Default Re: Proverb

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    Default Re: Proverb

    Hi,
    There are some more:
    1. Donít cackle until your egg is laid.
    2. Donít sell the bearís skin before youíve caught him.
    And hereís one that seems to be the closest Ė I donít know how common it is, though:
    3. Before the morning is away praise not the glory of the day.
    Cheers

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