it's not over till it's over

Submitted by evfokas on Wed, 03/07/2013 - 23:29

Idiomatic translations of "it's not over till it's ..."

Azerbaijani
Hər şey bitənə qədər, heç nə qurtarmış sayılmaz!
Belarusian
Не спяшайся паперад бацькі ў пекла
Bulgarian
не впрягай каруцата пред коня
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Catalan
(no) posar el carro davant dels bous
Catalan
no vendre la pell de l'ós abans d'haver-lo mort
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Danish
At sælge skindet før bjørnen er skudt
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English
It's not over yet
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English
many a slip between the cup and the lip
English
First catch your hare
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English
Don't count your chicken before they are batched
English
to (not) count one's eggs before they're laid
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English
it ain't over till the fat lady sings
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English
nothing's over till the fat lady sings
English
there's many a slip twixt the cup and the lip
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English
many's the slip 'tween the cup and the lip
English
Il ne faut pas vendre la peau de l'ours avant de l`avoir tué
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English
(Don't) put the cart before the horse
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French
Il ne faut pas vendre la peau de l'ours avant de l'avoir tué.
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French
Il y a loin de la coupe aux lèvres
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French
Vendre la peau de l'ours avant de l'avoir tué
German
Es ist noch nicht aller Tage Abend
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German
Man soll das Fell des Bären nicht zerlegen, bevor man ihn getötet hat.
German
(Man soll) den Tag (nicht) vor dem Abend loben
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German
Was nicht ist, kann noch werden
German
Das Fell des Bären nicht verteilen, bevor er erlegt ist
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German
das Pferd beim Schwanz aufzäumen
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German #1, #2
Greek
Ακόμη δεν τον είδαμε, Γιάννη τον εβγάλαμε.
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Greek
Δεν χάθηκαν/τελείωσαν όλα ακόμη
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Greek
πίσω έχει η αχλάδα την ουρά
Greek
ακόμα δεν τον είδαμε, Γιάννη τον εβγάλαμε/βαφτίσαμε
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Greek (Ancient)
πολλά μεταξὺ πελεὶ κύλικὸς (τε) και χεὶλεος ἄκρον
Italian
Non dire gatto se non ce l‘hai nel sacco
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Italian
(Non) fare i conti senza l'oste
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Italian
Non dire quattro/gatto se non l'hai nel sacco
Italian
non tutto è perduto
Italian
Non vendere la pelle dell'orso prima di averlo ucciso
Italian
Non mettere il carro davanti ai buoi
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Italian
Non dire "gatto" se non ce l'hai nel sacco
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Kazakh
Асатпай жатып құлдық деме
Kazakh
Толмай жатып "толдым" деме, болмай жатып "болдым" деме
Latin
multa cadunt inter calicem supremaque labra
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Navajo
tʼáadoo danitʼání íítiʼ
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Persian
سورنا را از سرِ گشاد زدن
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Polish
Nie dziel skóry na niedźwiedziu
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Russian
Поспешишь - людей насмешишь
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Russian
Не кончено, пока не кончено
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Russian
Не ставь телегу впереди лошади
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Russian
Не лезь впереди батьки в пекло
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Russian
Не говори "гоп", пока не перепрыгнешь
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Slovak
Nehovor hop kým nepreskočíš
Spanish
No empieces la casa por el tejado
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Spanish
del plato a la boca se cae la sopa
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Spanish
de la cuchara a la boca se cae la sopa
Spanish
de la mano a la boca se pierde la sopa
Spanish
(no) Poner el carro delante de los bueyes
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Turkish
gun dogmadan neler dogar.
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Turkish
doğmamış çocuğa don biçmek
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Turkish
Dereyi görmeden paçaları sıvama.
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Turkish
Dereyi görmeden paçayı sıvırma.
Turkish
Her şey bitene kadar,hiç bir şey bitmiş değildir.
Ukrainian
Курчат восени рахують
Ukrainian
Не лізь поперед батька в пекло!
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Meanings of "it's not over till it's ..."

English

To emphasize that quitting is not near just yet, that there is still a possibility for a good outcome, for a victory. It says that even though the present situation or events are dismal and thought hopeless there still could be a chance to change things.

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"it's not over till ..." in lyrics

BTS (Bangtan Boys) - Permission To Dance

It's the thought of being young
When your heart's just like a drum
Beating louder with no way to guard it
When it all seems like it's wrong

MOMOLAND - Ready Or Not

Mirror mirror on the wall
Let’s go to M O M O’s stage
WE? Yes, A list
Come here and get down with this

Super Junior - We Can

The days build up to the climax, to danger, to the top
You and I become us
Words build up, to misunderstandings, to regret, to making up
We’re already inseparable

VICTON - Circle

비록 시간은 점차 주름이 져도
The sky is the limit
It's not over till it's over

Tristam - Till It's Over

And then at the end of it all
We will win, we will chant
It's not over till it's over

Stray Kids - All In

2020, we’re gonna get ‘em
Stray Kids in the building
We’re gonna go all in
Just do whatever we want

Gentleman - Uprising

We keep surviving,
Let them know we no pushover,
It's not over till it's over,
(Unification's the key)

1THE9 - Spotlight

We spend like
Merry-go Merry-go Merry-go
Merry-go-round

SIRMA - Maybe One Day

Some day comes
You say "it's not over till it's over" **
Some day comes

Super Junior - We Can

The days build up to the climax, to danger, to the top
You and I become us
Words build up, to misunderstandings, to regret, to making up
We’re already inseparable

Lasse Stefanz - Live Until I Die

I'm not gonna bite the dust
I'm not gonna give in
I'm not gonna give out
I'm gonna live a little more

Enrique Iglesias - Stay Here Tonight

I know it's late and you're tired
And we'd been talking for hours here
You don't have to tell me

Butcher Babies - Monster's Ball

Ladies and Gentlemen, children of all ages
Step right up and get your tickets to the greatest show on earth
Where you'll witness death defying feats and acts of whisky Guzzling debauchery
I wanna see you

Tyler Shaw - I See You

Fog in the mirror, a ghost of yourself
You lost your voice when you asked for help
You wanna run with nowhere to go
Guess I should do better at letting you know

Judas Priest - Never Forget

As the sun sets on another day
All the memories will never fade away
Looking back to all those moments that we shared
Where it all began with all those dreams we dared

Paloma Faith - Till I'm Done

Yeah, I'm a fighter and I made it through
Solid gold survivor, that's my attitude
But I didn't know (I didn't know)
I didn't know (I didn't know)

Aretha Franklin - Get it right

Alright gang let's start from number one
Let's throw down till it's done

Let's get this thing to workin'

Alicia Keys - Tell You Something (Nana's Reprise)

Just lean on my shoulder,
It's not over till it's over
Don't worry about it cause

Green Day - Letterbomb

Nobody likes you...
Everyone left you...
They're all out without you...
Having fun...

Eminem - The Re-Up

[Intro: Eminem]
[Eminem beatboxing.]
We should do something like that, yeah