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saying

noun [C] uk   /ˈseɪ.ɪŋ/ us  
C1 a well-known and wise statement, which often has a meaning that is different from the simple meanings of the words it contains: As the saying goes, "Don't count your chickens before they're hatched."
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in Korean 속담, 격언…
in Arabic قَول مَأثور, مَثَل…
in Portuguese ditado, provérbio…
in Catalan dita, refrany…
in Japanese ことわざ, 格言…
in Italian detto…
in Chinese (Traditional) 格言,警句,諺語…
in Russian пословица, поговорка…
in Turkish özdeyiş, ata sözü, tâbir…
in Chinese (Simplified) 格言,警句,谚语…
in Polish powiedzenie…
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