Сел на тигра – не слезешь

English translation: He who rides a tiger is afraid to dismount

08:38 Dec 14, 2016
Russian to English translations [PRO]
Religion
Russian term or phrase: Сел на тигра – не слезешь
Известная китайская пословица говорит: "Сел на тигра – не слезешь"
Николай
Russian Federation
Local time: 01:07
English translation:He who rides a tiger is afraid to dismount
Explanation:
https://blog.oxforddictionaries.com/2015/07/tiger-terms-phra...
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Alistair Gainey
United Kingdom
Local time: 23:07
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4 +9He who rides a tiger is afraid to dismount
Alistair Gainey


  

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5 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +9
He who rides a tiger is afraid to dismount


Explanation:
https://blog.oxforddictionaries.com/2015/07/tiger-terms-phra...

Alistair Gainey
United Kingdom
Local time: 23:07
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Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 4

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Oleg Lozinskiy
3 mins

agree  Jack Doughty: There was a young lady of Niger, who went for a ride on a tiger. They returned from the ride with the lady inside, and a smile on the face of the tiger.
6 mins
  -> :)

agree  missdutch: Agree with you and with Jack's wonderful limerick as well:-)
15 mins

agree  David Knowles: the people in my meeting must be wondering why I'm finding something funny!
2 hrs

agree  Frank Szmulowicz, Ph. D.
3 hrs

agree  rns
5 hrs

agree  Gaskell
2 days 9 hrs

agree  GaryG
2 days 9 hrs

agree  Larysa Shell
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