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Qui ne tente rien, n'a rien

English translation: Nothing ventured, nothing gained

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08:12 Aug 14, 2002
French to English translations [Non-PRO]
Marketing
French term or phrase: Qui ne tente rien, n'a rien
General markting text
xxxstrawb
Local time: 01:21
English translation:Nothing ventured, nothing gained
Explanation:
I think this is the closest idiomatic expression.

HTH

Mary
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Mary Worby
United Kingdom
Local time: 01:21
Grading comment
Merci bien!
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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4 +11Nothing ventured, nothing gained
Mary Worby


  

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2 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +11
Nothing ventured, nothing gained


Explanation:
I think this is the closest idiomatic expression.

HTH

Mary

Mary Worby
United Kingdom
Local time: 01:21
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 484
Grading comment
Merci bien!

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Sara Noss
0 min

agree  writeaway
1 min

agree  Richard George Elliott: Quite!
2 mins

agree  Linda Young: spot on Mary
2 mins

agree  evelyn evans
58 mins

agree  gad: Exactly
4 hrs

agree  Linda Jarosiewicz
5 hrs

agree  William Stein
8 hrs

agree  Therese Nichols: Could also say: (not as well stated as the previous translation) "Who does not tempt anything, has nothing" could be another way?!
9 hrs

agree  Sue Crocker
1 day4 hrs

agree  lclamont: closest idiomatic translation!
6 days
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