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What goes around comes around


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12:07 Sep 27, 2001
English to Latin translations [Non-PRO]
English term or phrase: What goes around comes around
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Summary of answers provided
5 +1Quod circulat, volvit
4Qui gladio ferit gladio perit
CLS Lexi-tech



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Qui gladio ferit gladio perit

slightly different from yours, in that it is a translation of who lives by the sword perishes by the sword, not very far in meaning from yours.

But it is very idiomatic and well know.

I will come back if I found another one.

paola l m

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Local time: 10:49
Native speaker of: Native in ItalianItalian
PRO pts in pair: 8
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Quod circulat, volvit

Dear Matthew,

I hope this helps :)

Quod: what
Circulat: goes around
Volvit: comes around/come back

Best wishes, Flavio

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Local time: 16:49
Native speaker of: Native in ItalianItalian, Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in pair: 190

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