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NAO CONTE PARA DEUS OS SEUS PROBLEMAS CONTE PARA SEUS PROBLEMA QUAO GRANDE É TEU

English translation: Don't tell God you have a big problem, but tell your problem you have a big God.

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Portuguese term or phrase:Não diga a Deus que você tem um grande problema, mas diga ao problema que você tem um grande Deus.
English translation:Don't tell God you have a big problem, but tell your problem you have a big God.
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23:55 Dec 18, 2002
Portuguese to English translations [Non-PRO]
Portuguese term or phrase: NAO CONTE PARA DEUS OS SEUS PROBLEMAS CONTE PARA SEUS PROBLEMA QUAO GRANDE É TEU
the text was on my best friends aol profile and i want to want what it means.
Maria Vasquez
See coment below - just a coment
Explanation:
Actually the original sentence should be:
Não diga a Deus que você tem um grande
problema, mas diga ao problema que você tem um grande Deus.

Don't tell God you have a big problem, but tell your problem you have a big God.
I love that sentence! :)
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Emilia Carneiro
Brazil
Local time: 15:28
Grading comment
thank you! i have reminded my friend about her quote on her aol profile and she says that its what got her through life...5 of her brothers died while mom tried to give them birth but and she was the only one that survived..thanks again!
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Summary of answers provided
5 +7Don't tell God your problems, tell your problems how GREAT God is.Jane Lamb-Ruiz
5 +3Don't tell God your problems - tell your problems how big your God is
Rene Duvekot
5 +1Don't tell God your problems, tell your problems how great your God is.
airmailrpl
5 +1See coment below - just a coment
Emilia Carneiro
4 +1Don't tell God your problems, tell your problems how great you are
JorgeB


  

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16 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5 peer agreement (net): +3
Don't tell God your problems - tell your problems how big your God is


Explanation:
very true

Rene Duvekot
Local time: 13:28
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in PortuguesePortuguese
PRO pts in pair: 31

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  SwissTell
6 mins

agree  Roberto Cavalcanti
9 hrs

agree  diego asensio: definetively
12 hrs
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42 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5 peer agreement (net): +7
Don't tell God your problems, tell your problems how GREAT God is.


Explanation:
:)

Jane Lamb-Ruiz
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in PortuguesePortuguese
PRO pts in pair: 3273

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  xxxHoggelen
44 mins

agree  xxxx-Translator
1 hr

agree  Hermann
6 hrs

agree  amarante dasilva: how great thou God art...Shakespeare would have loved it
10 hrs

agree  Ivana de Sousa Santos
10 hrs

agree  LoreAC
11 hrs

agree  Rene Duvekot: sim - "Great" é tão bom ou melhor do que Big. E talvez usar "show" em lugar de "tell"
13 hrs
  -> Big is just, plain wrong. A big God, in the sense of a monotheism's God, is comical.
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46 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5 peer agreement (net): +1
See coment below - just a coment


Explanation:
Actually the original sentence should be:
Não diga a Deus que você tem um grande
problema, mas diga ao problema que você tem um grande Deus.

Don't tell God you have a big problem, but tell your problem you have a big God.
I love that sentence! :)

Emilia Carneiro
Brazil
Local time: 15:28
Native speaker of: Native in PortuguesePortuguese
PRO pts in pair: 8
Grading comment
thank you! i have reminded my friend about her quote on her aol profile and she says that its what got her through life...5 of her brothers died while mom tried to give them birth but and she was the only one that survived..thanks again!

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Roberto Cavalcanti
8 hrs
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10 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5 peer agreement (net): +1
Don't tell God your problems, tell your problems how great your God is.


Explanation:
NAO CONTE PARA DEUS OS SEUS PROBLEMAS CONTE PARA SEUS PROBLEMA(s) QUAO GRANDE É TEU (DEUS)

Don't tell God your problems, tell your problems how great your God is.

airmailrpl
Brazil
Local time: 16:28
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in PortuguesePortuguese
PRO pts in pair: 3289

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Eduardo Mercer: literal e usa "great" em vez de "big"
9 hrs
  -> obrigado - porem o 'asker' gostou do ' big'
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15 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +1
Don't tell God your problems, tell your problems how great you are


Explanation:
There is no God part in the second half of the sentence and it is closer to the real meaning, no ofense

JorgeB
Chile
Local time: 15:28

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
neutral  airmailrpl: asker revised the question
7 hrs

agree  Jane Lamb-Ruiz: Indeed
1 day5 hrs
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