кто предупрежден – тот вооружен

English translation: Forewarned is forearmed

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Russian term or phrase:кто предупрежден – тот вооружен
English translation:Forewarned is forearmed
Entered by: Simon Hollingsworth

19:59 Oct 31, 2006
Russian to English translations [PRO]
Art/Literary - Idioms / Maxims / Sayings
Russian term or phrase: кто предупрежден – тот вооружен
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Simon Hollingsworth
United Kingdom
Local time: 01:41
Forewarned is forearmed
Explanation:
Forewarned is forewarmed. Just this.

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Note added at 4 mins (2006-10-31 20:04:00 GMT)
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sorry, typo: forearmed
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Elena Ivanjushina
Russian Federation
Local time: 04:41
Grading comment
That'll do!
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer



Summary of answers provided
4 +8Forewarned is forearmed
Elena Ivanjushina
4An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure
Tevah_Trans
3prevention is better than cure
Olga Sharpe


  

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3 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5
prevention is better than cure


Explanation:
depends on the context (???)

Olga Sharpe
Canada
Local time: 20:41
Works in field
Native speaker of: Native in RussianRussian, Native in UkrainianUkrainian
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4 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +8
Forewarned is forearmed


Explanation:
Forewarned is forewarmed. Just this.

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Note added at 4 mins (2006-10-31 20:04:00 GMT)
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sorry, typo: forearmed

Elena Ivanjushina
Russian Federation
Local time: 04:41
Native speaker of: Native in RussianRussian
PRO pts in category: 4
Grading comment
That'll do!
Notes to answerer
Asker: I found your first version quite warm and cuddly, though!


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agree  erika rubinstein
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11 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure


Explanation:
Not exactly a translation, but maybe relates the meaning...

Tevah_Trans
Local time: 20:41
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Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in RussianRussian
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