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    Proverb

    We know what we have, but not what we shall get.

    What does it mean?

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    Re: Proverb

    Quote Originally Posted by Volcano1985 View Post
    We know what we have, but not what we shall get.

    What does it mean?
    It seems to mean what it says literally.
    We know what we've got now, but we don't know what we'll have in the future. Perhaps a proverbial meaning is: We can't predict the future.

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