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Atrás de serra tem serra

English translation: The rubber meets the road

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15:40 Apr 5, 2008
Portuguese to English translations [Non-PRO]
Idioms / Maxims / Sayings
Portuguese term or phrase: Atrás de serra tem serra
There's always someone better than you whatever you are doing.
Você é bom em tênis?
_ Bom, sou. Mas atrás de serra tem serra.
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English translation:The rubber meets the road
Explanation:
It is just a suggestion, since the expression is 'WHERE THE RUBBER MEETS THE ROAD' (you'll only know if you that good when facing a person as good as you)

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The rubber meets the road


Explanation:
It is just a suggestion, since the expression is 'WHERE THE RUBBER MEETS THE ROAD' (you'll only know if you that good when facing a person as good as you)

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Note added at 21 hrs (2008-04-06 12:45:58 GMT)
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Or better

Andrea Munhoz
Brazil
Local time: 03:54
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Native speaker of: Portuguese
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