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Der April treibt sein Spiel. Treibt er es toll, wird die Tonne voll.

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20:54 Apr 1, 2001
German to English translations [Non-PRO]
Art/Literary
German term or phrase: Der April treibt sein Spiel. Treibt er es toll, wird die Tonne voll.
It is a farmers rule about weather.
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naApril cold and wet, fills the barns best yet.
Vesna Zivcic
naApril showers bring forth May flowers
Johanna Timm, PhD


  

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April showers bring forth May flowers


Explanation:
This is a commonly used expression in English speaking countries
that reflects the meaning of the German proverb. Good luck!


    Oxford Dictionary of English Proverbs
Johanna Timm, PhD
Canada
Local time: 15:47
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman
PRO pts in pair: 7302

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Vesna Zivcic
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April cold and wet, fills the barns best yet.


Explanation:
April cold and wet, fills the barns best yet.

This is the closest English equivalent.


    Reference: http://www.ea.pvt.k12.pa.us/htm/Units/lsDevon/DFormSS/weathe...
Vesna Zivcic
Local time: 00:47
Native speaker of: Croatian
PRO pts in pair: 571

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