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Bater enquanto o ferro está quente

Submitted by Maryanchy on Sun, 06/01/2019 - 14:49

Idiomatic translations of "Bater enquanto o ferro ..."

Croatian
Željezo se kuje dok je vruće
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Strike while the iron is hot.
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English
Make hay while the sun shines.
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French
Il faut battre le fer tant qu'il est chaud
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German
Man muss das Eisen schmieden, solange es heiß ist.
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Hindi
बहती गंगा में हाथ धोना
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Italian
Battere il ferro finché è caldo.
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Latin
Ferrum cudendum est, dum candet in igne
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Persian
تا تنور داغه، نون رو بچسبون
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Polish
kuć żelazo póki gorące
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Spanish
Al hierro candente batir de repente
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Croatian, English, Spanish #1, #2

Meanings of "Bater enquanto o ferro ..."

Croatian

Željezo se kuje dok je vruće. Metafora koja dolazi iz kovačke radionice. Morao je raditi željezo dok je bilo toplo, jer je nakon hlađenja komad bio nefleksibilan. Ovaj izraz znači, metaforički, da treba odmah iskoristiti priliku prije nego se situacija promijeni.

Explained by Maryanchy on Sun, 06/01/2019 - 14:55
Explained by Maryanchy
English

To take advantage of an opportunity as soon as it exists, in case the opportunity goes away and doesn't return. For example, he doesn't often make such offers - I'd strike while the iron is hot if I were you.

Explained by Maryanchy on Sun, 06/01/2019 - 14:53
Explained by Maryanchy
Portuguese

"Bater enquanto o ferro está quente”, é uma metáfora que vem da oficina do ferreiro. Ele tinha de malhar o ferro enquanto estava quente, porque, depois de esfriar, a peça ficava inflexível. Esta expressão significa, metaforicamente, que se deve aproveitar imediatamente uma oportunidade antes que a situação mude.

Explained by Maryanchy on Sun, 06/01/2019 - 14:49
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Spanish

Las ocasiones se tienen que aprovechar cuando se presentan. Se hace referencia al herrero, que deben moldear el hierro cuando éste se encuentra candente, ya que si esperan éste deja de ser maleable.

Explained by Maryanchy on Sun, 06/01/2019 - 14:52
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