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冤有头债有主

English translation: Every injustice has its perpetrator and every debt its debtor

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Chinese term or phrase:冤有头债有主
English translation:Every injustice has its perpetrator and every debt its debtor
Entered by: Huijun Suo
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05:43 Apr 5, 2007
Chinese to English translations [Non-PRO]
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Chinese term or phrase: 冤有头债有主
Is there any English counterpart to this phrase? Thanks.
Donglai Lou
China
Local time: 18:19
FYI
Explanation:
《新时代汉英大词典》:

冤有头,债有主:Every injustice has its perpetrator and every debt its debtor

至于是否有地道的英文成语与此对应,还要向 native speaker 请教。
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Huijun Suo
China
Local time: 18:19
Grading comment
Many thanks.
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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Explanation:
《新时代汉英大词典》:

冤有头,债有主:Every injustice has its perpetrator and every debt its debtor

至于是否有地道的英文成语与此对应,还要向 native speaker 请教。

Huijun Suo
China
Local time: 18:19
Native speaker of: Native in ChineseChinese
PRO pts in category: 12
Grading comment
Many thanks.

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Changes made by editors
Jul 8, 2007 - Changes made by Huijun Suo:
Edited KOG entry<a href="/profile/614331">Huijun Suo's</a> old entry - "冤有头债有主" » "Every injustice has its perpetrator and every debt its debtor"
Jul 7, 2007 - Changes made by Huijun Suo:
Created KOG entryKudoZ term » KOG term


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