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    Vietnamese equipvalents

    Could you pls suggest me a idiom or saying in English like this: The duration of your properties/assets is based on your usage.
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    Re: Vietnamese equipvalents

    Quote Originally Posted by nguyencongdieu View Post
    Could you pls suggest me a idiom or saying in English like this: The duration of your properties/assets is based on your usage.
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    "Don't spend more than your earn"


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    Re: Vietnamese equipvalents

    Cut your coat to fit your cloth.

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    Re: Vietnamese equipvalents

    Quote Originally Posted by nguyencongdieu View Post
    Could you pls suggest me a idiom or saying in English like this: The duration of your properties/assets is based on your usage.
    Thanks
    There is an Armenian proverb.
    Strech your legs according to the length of your blanket.
    Of course in Armeinan it sounds much better.

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