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    Default Vietnamese sayings - Ask an English idiom

    What do you say in the following (Vietnamese sayings)?

    1. People live and take "shape" of the environment in which they live: "Live in a globe and you are round; Live in a pipe and you are long".

    2. Any kingdom has a ruler and you must respect him/her: "The land has its land-king, the river has its river-god".

    3. Everyone has his/her own opinion, everyone is right: "What the nun says is correct, what the priest says is right".

    Thanks a lot!
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    Default Re: Vietnamese sayings - Ask an English idiom

    Quote Originally Posted by LEMKA View Post
    What do you say in the following (Vietnamese sayings)?

    1. People live and take "shape" of the environment in which they live: "Live in a globe and you are round; Live in a pipe and you are long".

    2. Any kingdom has a ruler and you must respect him/her: "The land has its land-king, the river has its river-god".

    3. Everyone has his/her own opinion, everyone is right: "What the nun says is correct, what the priest says is right".

    Thanks a lot!
    Those make sense to me. What are you asking?

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    Default Re: Vietnamese sayings - Ask an English idiom

    Quote Originally Posted by LEMKA View Post
    What do you say in the following (Vietnamese sayings)?

    1. People live and take "shape" of the environment in which they live: "Live in a globe and you are round; Live in a pipe and you are long".

    2. Any kingdom has a ruler and you must respect him/her: "The land has its land-king, the river has its river-god".

    3. Everyone has his/her own opinion, everyone is right: "What the nun says is correct, what the priest says is right".

    Thanks a lot!
    I've been looking for anything similar in English and have to say so far I haven't managed to find anything in the way of proverbs. There may be idioms that express the ideas and I shall keep on looking!

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