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бабушка надвое сказала

you never can tell; that remains to be seen; ≈ there's many a slip between the cup and the lip

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бабушка надвое сказала

погов that remains to be seen

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— Конечно, она не может меня любить, и бабушка надвое сказала, придет ли она или нет, но если деньги могут купить мне ее уход, я куплю его.
'The girl can't care, and it's a toss-up whether she comes again or not, but if money can buy her to look after me she shall be bought.
The Light That Failed
Kipling, Joseph Rudyard
© 2011 by Victorian Secrets
Свет погас
Киплинг, Джозеф Редьярд
© "Издательство П. П. Сойкина", 1915
Киплинг, Джозеф Редьярд / Свет погасKipling, Joseph Rudyard / The Light That Failed
- Только бабушка еще надвое сказала.
But it's an open question.
Отцы и дети
Тургенев, И.С.
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1969
Fathers and sons
Turgenev, I.S.
©1948 by Holt, Rinehart and Winston
Turgenev, I.S. / Fathers and sonsТургенев, И.С. / Отцы и дети


Это еще бабушка надвое сказала
There's many a slip between the cup and the lip