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When in Rome do as the Romans

Submitted by Gram123 on Mon, 07/01/2013 - 02:30

Idiomatic translations of "When in Rome do as the ..."

Arabic
من عاشر القوم أربعين يوم صار منهم
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Arabic
عندما تكون فى روما فافعل مثلما يفعل أهلها
Belarusian
На чым вазку едзешь, таму і песенькі спывай
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Chinese
入境隨俗
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Chinese
入鄉隨俗
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Chinese #1, #2
Chinese
自作自受
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Chinese
近朱者赤,近墨者黑
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Croatian
Kud svi Turci tu i ćoravi Mujo
Danish
Man må hyle med de ulve man er i blandt.
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Dutch
's Lands wijs, 's lands eer
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English
He who hangs around with wolves, learns to howl
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English
When in Rome, do as the Romans do
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English #1, #2
English
You've made this bed, and now you have to sleep in it.
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English
While in Rome do as the romans do
English
If you lie down with dogs, you'll get up/rise with fleas
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English
Who keeps company with wolves, will learn to howl
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Finnish
Maassa maan tavalla
French
À Rome, fais comme les Romains.
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French
On n'impose pas ses habitudes dans la maison d'autrui
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German
Mit den Wölfen heulen
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German
Wie man sich bettet, so liegt man
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German
Mit den Wölfen muss man heulen.
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German
Du hast dir diese Suppe eingebrockt, jetzt musst Du sie auch auslöffeln
German
Andere Länder, andere Sitten
Greek
όποιος ανακατεύεται με τα πίτουρα τον τρων οι κότες
Greek (Ancient)
Ξένος ὢν ἀκολούθει τοῖς ἐπιχωρίοις νόμοις
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Hungarian
Rómában tégy úgy, mint a rómaiak
Italian
Hai voluto la bicicletta? Pedala!
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Italian
chi va con lo zoppo impara a zoppicare
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Italian
A Roma fai come fanno i Romani
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Japanese
郷に入っては郷に従え
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Kazakh
 Кімнің жерін жерлесең, соның жырын жырларсың
Korean
로마에 가면 로마법을 따르라
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Latin
Quando hic sum, non ieiuno Sabbato: quando Romae sum, ieiuno Sabbato
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Latin
Si fueris Rōmae, Rōmānō vīvitō mōre; si fueris alibī, vīvitō sīcut ibī
Malay
Masuk ke dalam kandang kambing mengembek, masuk ke dalam kandang kerbau menguak.
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Persian
هرکه با بدان بنشیند اگر طبیعت ایشان در او اثر نکند به طریقت ایشان متهم گردد
Persian
پسر نوح با بدان بنشست / خاندان نبوتش گم شد
Persian
همرنگ جماعت باش!!!
Persian
تو اول بگو با کیان زیستی / پس آنگه بگویم که تو کیستی
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Polish
Kiedy wszedłeś między wrony, musisz krakać jak i one
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Polish
Wchodząc między wrony, krakaj jak i one.
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Polish
Jeśli wszedłeś między wrony, musisz krakać tak jak one.
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Russian
С волками жить – по волчьи выть.
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Russian
В чужой монастырь со своим уставом не ходят.
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Russian
С кем поведёшься, от того и наберёшься
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Russian
С волками жить - по-волчьи выть.
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Russian #1, #2
Sardinian (northern dialects)
Chini cun is canis si crocat, prenu de pùlixi s'indi pesat
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Serbian
Kud svi turci, tu i mali Mujo
Slovak
Keď chceš s vlkmi žiť, musíš s vlkmi vyť
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Spanish
Donde fueres, haz lo que vieres.
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Spanish
El que con lobos anda a aullar se enseña
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Spanish
Adonde fueres, haz lo que vieres
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Turkish
Roma'ya gittiğinde,Romalıların yaptığı gibi yap.
Turkish
bisiklet mi istedin? haydi pedala o zaman
Turkish
bilmiyorsan, gördüğün gibi yap
Turkish
herkesin kendine gore bir adeti var
Turkish
korle yatan sasi kalkar
Ukrainian
До чужого монастиря зі своїм законом не пхайся

Meanings of "When in Rome do as the ..."

Croatian

Radi ono što svi drugi oko tebe rade. Uklopi se.

Explained by MaryanchyMaryanchy on Sun, 09/12/2018 - 16:41
Explained by MaryanchyMaryanchy
English

Do what everyone else around you does. Fit in.

Explained by Phoenix_RisingPhoenix_Rising on Mon, 07/01/2013 - 13:18
Explained by Phoenix_RisingPhoenix_Rising

"When in Rome do as ..." in lyrics

BIGBANG - Zutter

I know the taste of money

When in Rome, do as the Romans do
All you little kids, go back to your mama's arms

KARA - Mamma Mia

Think of me more than anyone else, like a queen
Treat me more highly,
when in Rome, do as the Romans do
Cherish me, cherish me, cherish me,

Raappana - Raappana

From county to country
And when in Rome do as the Romans do
From island to island

BIGBANG - Zutter

I used to be fat when I was young so I know the taste of money***

When in Rome, do as the Romans do
All you little kids, go back to your mama’s arms

Barbra Streisand - When In Rome (I Do As The Romans Do)

So, just disregard the signs and the omens
When in Rome, I do as the Romans do

Raappana - Maasta maahan

refrain:
From country to another
when in Rome do as the Romans do
From island to another

Jennifer Rostock - Building cranes

Blacken days in the calendar
Until the eyes hurt
Burning down like sparklers.
Everything hurts

Raappana - From county to country

Refrain2:
From county to country
And when in Rome do as the Romans do
From island to island

Signe Svendsen - The Streets are Yours

This is your city
Follow the customs
Or flee the country1

  • 1. Danish variant of "When in Rome, do as the Romans"

Billy Joel - When in Rome

All we've got to be is me and you
On our own there ain't nothing that we can't get thru
But when in Rome, do as the Romans do

Barbra Streisand - When In Rome (I Do As The Romans Do)

So, just disregard the signs and the omens
When in Rome, I do as the Romans do

Huge L - Melalcoholic

You might forget being pissed-off [9]

As they say: "when in Rome do as the Romans do"
so massfreeleg is on the case of every man (?)

Tom Lehrer - Il rag vaticano

e genuflettiti, genuflettiti, genuflettiti!
Fatti il segno della croce sull’addome,
quando a Roma vai, come i romani fai;1
Ave Maria,

  • 1. When in Rome, do as the Romans do {quando [sei] a Roma, fai come fanno i romani} è un proverbio anglosassone che consiglia a chi va in terra straniera di assumere le usanze del posto.