Russian proverb of the week

Сделал дело – гуляй смело

With accent marks:

Сде́лал де́ло – гуля́й сме́ло.


When the job is done, you can go for a walk.


This saying is used to remind people that if there is a job to be done, it is better to complete it before start doing whatever you want.

The closest English equivalent: business before pleasure.

Similar Russain proverb: делу время, потехе час.

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