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21:19 Mar 17, 2007
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Folklore / proverbs
Spanish term or phrase: Ay reata no te revientes que es el último jalón
Is there a proverb in English that would have the same meaning?
sergio
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4When you come to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on. ~Franklin D. RooseveltTeressa
4"A bend in the road, is not the end of the road . . . unless you fail to make the turn."
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"A bend in the road, is not the end of the road . . . unless you fail to make the turn."


Explanation:

One option/suggestion which you may wish to consider:

Old Chinese proverb (Anonymous)

"A bend in the road, is not the end of the road . . . unless you fail to make the ... who are near, and those who are far away will come." Chinese proverb ...
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Note added at 1 hr (2007-03-17 23:04:50 GMT)
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I realize you said "English" proverb, but this is the closest I could think of which may convey the meaning ... I could be dead wrong!

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Note added at 2 hrs (2007-03-17 23:33:43 GMT)
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Another option: English proverb
For a morning’s rain, leave not your journey

Suerte.

Taña Dalglish
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When you come to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on. ~Franklin D. Roosevelt


Explanation:
You could try the quote from FDR if you wanted to keep the "rope" reference.
I think this quote may be a better fit, though: Don't be discouraged. It's often the last key in the bunch that opens the lock. ~Author Unknown

Then, there's always the trite admonition: If at first you don't succeed, try, try again.

Example sentence(s):
  • Or you could use this quote: But the moment you turn a corner you see another straight stretch ahead and there comes some further challenge to your ambition. ~Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
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