Misfortunes never come singly.

Misfortunes never come singly.
<01> Несчастья никогда не приходят поодиночке (Пришла беда – отворяй ворота). Proverb (Пословица).

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  • misfortunes never come singly — Cf. early 14th cent. Fr. ung meschief ne vient point seul, a misfortune does not come alone. c 1300 King Alisaunder (EETS) 1.1276 Men telleth in olde mone [lament] The qued [harm] comuth nowher alone. 1509 A. BARCLAY Ship of Fools 236 Wyse men… …   Proverbs new dictionary

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  • bad things come in threes — Bad things may be specified as accidents, deaths, or other mishaps; cf. misfortunes never come singly. This is a well attested folk superstition on both sides of the Atlantic: 1891 Notes & Queries 7th ser. XII. 489 One of my servants having… …   Proverbs new dictionary

  • Oxford Dictionary of Proverbs, Thematic Index — absence absence makes the heart grow fonder he who is absent is always in the wrong the best of friends must part blue are the hills that are far away distance lends enchantment to the view out of sight, out of mind …   Proverbs new dictionary

  • misfortune — noun Date: 15th century 1. a. an event or conjunction of events that causes an unfortunate or distressing result ; bad luck < by misfortune he fell into bad company > < had the misfortune to break his leg > b. an unhappy situation < always ready… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • adversity — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Ill fortune Nouns 1. (difficulty) adversity, affliction; bad, ill, adverse, or hard luck or fortune, Weltschmerz; evil lot; force majeur, frowns of fortune; evil star or genius; ups and downs of life,… …   English dictionary for students

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  • misfortune — see misfortunes never come singly …   Proverbs new dictionary

  • pour — v. 1 intr. & tr. (usu. foll. by down, out, over, etc.) flow or cause to flow esp. downwards in a stream or shower. 2 tr. dispense (a drink, e.g. tea) by pouring. 3 intr. (of rain, or with it as subject) fall heavily. 4 intr. (usu. foll. by in,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • sin|gly — «SIHNG glee», adverb. 1. by itself; separately; individually: »Let us consider each point singly. 2. one by one; one at a time: »Misfortunes never seem to come singly. 3 …   Useful english dictionary

  • Germany — /jerr meuh nee/, n. a republic in central Europe: after World War II divided into four zones, British, French, U.S., and Soviet, and in 1949 into East Germany and West Germany; East and West Germany were reunited in 1990. 84,068,216; 137,852 sq.… …   Universalium


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