A word is enough to the wise.

A word is enough to the wise.
<03> Умному и слова довольно. Ср. Умный понимает с полуслова. Умному свистни, а он уже смыслит. Умному – намек, глупому – толчок.

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  • word to the wise — {n. phr.} A word of warning or advice which the intelligent person is expected to follow. A proverb. * /I had once spoken to him about being late all the time, and thought that a word to the wise was enough./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • word to the wise — {n. phr.} A word of warning or advice which the intelligent person is expected to follow. A proverb. * /I had once spoken to him about being late all the time, and thought that a word to the wise was enough./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • word\ to\ the\ wise — n. phr. proverb A word of warning or advice which the intelligent person is expected to follow. I had once spoken to him about being late all the time, and thought that a word to the wise was enough …   Словарь американских идиом

  • a word to the wise is enough — Now often abbreviated to a word to the wise. Cf. L. verbum sat sapienti, a word is sufficient to a wise man; also verb. sap. a 1513 DUNBAR Poems (1979) 206 Few wordis may serve the wyis. 1546 J. HEYWOOD Dialogue of Proverbs II. vii. 14v Fewe… …   Proverbs new dictionary

  • A word to the wise is enough. — См. Умный слышит в полслова …   Большой толково-фразеологический словарь Михельсона (оригинальная орфография)

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